Language: English is the main language spoken in New York, but because the city was a hub for immigration, it’s a melting pot of cultures. You’ll often hear a lot of Italian and Spanish while out and about.
Currency: The US Dollar ($)
Credit Cards and Banks: ATMs are easy to find in the city, and most hotels, restaurants, and shops will accept credit cards.
Best Time to Visit: There’s no bad time to visit New York City. Whether you’re looking to celebrate Christmas in the city or you prefer warmer weather – there are tons of bucket list experiences for travelers throughout the year. For pleasant weather, the best time to visit is in the springtime (April to June) and the fall (September to early November). Though if you are looking for the cheapest time to visit, mid-January to the end of February is the best time to go.
Read More: Top Things to Do in New York at Christmas
Helpful Tip: If you’re visiting NYC during the winter months, there’s a chance it might snow! Pack enough layers to keep you warm while you’re exploring and bring along your biggest coat!
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