NYC is a HUGE city, and visiting (or staying) without a planned itinerary can be stressful. Even the thought of missing out on a single one of the city's thousands of awesome restaurants, shops, and landmarks can induce a severe case of FOMO. Take a look at these eight blogger-assembled guides, each with their own personality to cater to anyone's much sought after vacation (or staycation), to find out which destinations you need to add to your list.
10 Places to See, Eat and Shop in New York City
"I’ve been living and working in the NYC area for almost five years now, and there’s still so much to see and do. But I thought I’d put together a little guide for those of you who haven’t been to New York City and plan to come visit. So here are 10 places I’ve been that I absolutely love, and would recommend visiting while you’re in New York City."
New York to Eat! 5 Restaurants We Love
"Are you planning a trip to New York and you don’t know where to eat? We selected for you 5 of the best restaurants in town. Enjoy!"
7 Best Places to Photograph New York City
"New York City is a magical city, the tall skyscrapers, glimmering lights and the beauty of the sunsets make this city an appealing place for all photographers who want to capture this excitement in their photographs. Are you looking for the perfect spot to photograph the New York City skyline or other parts of the city? Look no further, below are my 7 best places to photograph New York City."
13 Hidden Bars You Must Visit in New York
"Planning a trip to New York and want to find out where the locals drink? Looking to get off the beaten path, away from the main tourist areas and discover yourself in a rum-filled speakeasy? This is the guide for you. Behold, 13 of the best unique, hidden, weird and wonderful bars in New York. These are the spots you have to visit."
City Guide: New York’s West Village
By Life & Thyme
"On one of those too-good-to-be-true autumn mornings in New York City, we meet with Amy Buchanan. Amy lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn; she is a rider of bikes, a lover of Broadway, an Oklahoma native and an organizer of social events as the co-founder of Spring Street Social Society. When we asked Amy if she’d show us around her top spots in Manhattan, and here’s what she told us: “My favorite part of the city in the autumn is the West Village. It’s perfect because everything is so close to each other, and everything is gorgeous.” And following this mid-fall jaunt, we find we have to agree."
Where to Eat When…
By Man Repeller
"Enter this: a 4-part series chronicling five restaurants across the four corners of New York City (plus two beyond the bridges and tunnels that demarcate our rent fees!) to trust as your personal, handpicked-and-tried (Drinks were drunk! Taquitos were consumed!) Zagat guide-in-theme. Today, we tackle a portion of lower Manhattan east of Broadway."
New York / Garance
By Garance Doré
"Last December, a team from the French Elle (photographer Gregroire Kalt and Lauren Bastide, a dear friend) came to visit me in New York and we spent three days at all my favorite spots. I tried to show them as much as possible, we sometimes had more than three lunches a day and I even had them drink frozen margaritas in the middle of the day..."
Your Autumn/Winter Guide to New York City
"There’s a little something for everyone in New York City once the leaves change color — or fall off the trees entirely. From tucked-away cocktail bars to tea time after an afternoon of scenic ice skating, this city heats up despite the drop in temperature."