Honeymoons in New York
For real urbanites, a honeymoon in New York is perfect. New York is one of the largest cities in the world and appeals to those who crave the hustle and bustle, diversity and grand scale of such a major metropolis. The city is home to 8 million people, growing from only a trading post for European settlers into a major economic and financial centre internationally. The various cultural attractions bring plenty of opportunities for enjoying the arts, and fantastic shopping and dining experiences are available. Plan your honeymoon in New York and you will be free to plan your own itinerary. It will be impossible to run out of things to do and see.
New York Overview
The many lawns and forest pathways of Central Park form a welcoming green oasis within the busy streets of Manhattan. If you plan on taking a breather during your honeymoon in New York, Central Park is the perfect place to do it. Cultural treasures abound in New York, and will cater to those seeking large scale entertainment as well as those who prefer the smaller attractions. The Metropolitan Museum of Art should not be missed, and neither should the Guggenheim Museum. A local city guide will prove extremely helpful on your honeymoon in New York, and will aid in the selection of the finest restaurants, entertainment venues and shopping possibilities!
No matter what kind of activities you’re after on your honeymoon in New York, these are some attractions that you must make time to take in:- Take in a show at Times Square! Residents and visitors alike gather here to enjoy some of the best New York has to offer.
- A ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty provides a much needed break from the craziness of the Manhattan streets. The skyline views alone make the trip well worthwhile.
- Definitely take a ride up to the top of the Empire State Building. From the viewing platform you’ll be given a clear sense of how the city is laid out.
Key Facts for New York
Currency: US Dollar
Flight time: 7 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in New York
With a humid continental climate, New York enjoys warm summers and cool winters. Temperatures rarely fall below freezing during the winter months, as they are regulated by the proximity of the ocean. In the peak of summer temperatures can exceed 30 degrees Celsius. A trip packed full of exciting discoveries, a honeymoon in New York will be more than enjoyable any time of year. Being such a major city, there is something unique to experience in every season. While packing for your honeymoon in New York, don’t forget to take the seasonal weather changes into account.
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Getting Married in New York
The fast paced yet stylish city of New York could be the perfect destination wedding location for you! Full of romantic hot spots, glamorous hotels and historic monuments New York really can offer you a wedding abroad with style! Tie the knot in Central Park or have your wedding photographer follow you up the Empire State Building for a view that cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world! Getting married in New York does have some legal requirements, but your wedding planner should be able to give you the best advice when it comes to the finer details. The atmosphere and ambiance of New York City will have your wedding guests buzzing for months if they are lucky to attend your very special and romantic wedding abroad.
You must wait 24 hours after obtaining a marriage licence to have the ceremony performed
You will need to apply for the marriage licence in person at the City or County Clerk's Office, this licence will be issued on the same day and is valid for 60 days
You must be 18 years of age to get married or 16 or 17 with parental consent
New York honeymoon advice
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