New York City is the city that never sleeps and one of the most visited cities in the world with over 40 million visitors annually who come from all cities and countries. With its iconic attractions such as the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Central Park, there is no shortage of places to visit and things to while in the Big Apple. New York City is also the home of world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment with some of the most opulent restaurants, shops, and hotels.
Even with all the available luxury in New York City, many travelers are increasingly choosing to stay in vacation rentals which makes them feel as though they are in a home away from home while in the big city. There are many types of vacation rental homes for all tastes and budgets. One of the most popular types of accommodations is waterfront vacation rentals in New York City. With Manhattan being an island and surrounded by water, there are many places to rent where you can spectacular views of the rivers.
In New York City’s Manhattan, there are many places where you can find amazing waterfront vacation rentals. The Financial District is one of these neighborhoods. It is also known as FiDi and Wall Street and is the home of some of the world’s most important financial institutions such as the New York Stock Exchange. Here travelers will also find tons of shopping and entertainment at the increasingly popular waterfront South Street Seaport district. Since many of the buildings here are luxurious high-rises, be prepared through the nose for the waterfront vacation rentals here especially for penthouses, but the location and the gorgeous views of the East River and the Hudson River are worth the price.
For more affordable waterfront vacation rentals in New York City’s Manhattan, check out other neighborhoods such as Greenwich Village or the trendy Washington Heights where you can get views of the water, but also the grandiose George Washington Bridge. For even cheaper vacation rentals, cross the bridge to Brooklyn or Staten Island. Not only are the waterfront vacation rental homes here cheaper, but they also have the bonus of providing unparalleled views of the Manhattan skyline in addition to views of the water and Brooklyn Bridge.
Waterfront vacation rental homes in New York City’s Brooklyn for example can be as cheap as $100 a night. Staten Island also has a very convenient ferry that takes travelers straight to Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty for free. For even cheaper waterfront vacation home rentals, check out Harlem with its quaint and lined brownstone streets, proximity to transportation to Manhattan, all the facilities and amenities you need, and beautiful view of the Harlem River. Be sure to check out Queens for amazing waterfront vacation rentals but also access to the beach in places such as Rockaway Beach and Broad Line. Queens provides easy access to the New York City Mass Transit line, everything you need on a vacation, and as a bonus, breathtaking views of the sunset and the Manhattan skyline.