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Most people think of New York City when they think about New York but this state has a lot more to offer than the glitz and glamor of Times Square. Originally one of England’s 13 Colonies in the New World, the State of New York represents acceptance, refuge, and multiculturalism – the best things about the American Dream. Whether it’s on the famous beaches of Long Island, underneath the thundering Niagara Falls, or the streets of NYC, your trip to New York state is sure to be memorable. Book your rental car in advance with Enjoy Travel to explore New York with maximum ease and comfort.

Guide to New York State

 

Geography

New York encompasses a variety of landscapes, from the shores of Lake Erie to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The state also has over 8000 lakes and 9 major rivers.

Climate

The climate varies between humid continental or humid subtropical depending on where you are. But in general, winters are freezing and summers are humid. Try and visit between September and December to catch peak Broadway season. Alternatively, you visit during the spring when crowds are much smaller.

Culture

New York is one of the most diverse states in America due to its historical position as an immigrant hub. The most widely spoken languages, aside from English, are Spanish, Mandarin and Russian.

Things to do in New York State

 

Make the most of The Big Apple

New York City boasts a long list of famous tourist attractions. Watch a play at the Theater District, famously known as Broadway. Stroll through Central Park with a hot dog or slice of $1 New York pizza in hand. Gaze in awe at the Empire State Building. Take a ferry to Staten Island to visit the iconic Statue of Liberty.

Sail beneath Niagara Falls

The beautiful Niagara Falls actually consists of three waterfalls: Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls. To really feel the power of the roaring waters here, take the Maid of the Mist boat tour. You will pass directly under the sheet of water that is Horseshoe Falls. Afterward, spend some time exploring the adjacent Niagara Falls State Park.

Bask on Long Island

Take a towel and umbrella when you travel to Long Island because we guarantee you’ll find yourself reclining on the seemingly endless beaches!

Eating out in New York State

 

Being so influenced by immigrant cultures, New York City restaurants offer a wide variety of cuisines. Relish some lamb kebabs and lagman noodles at Kashkar Cafe, where you can learn more about the Uighur and Uzbek peoples of central Asia. Bite into some mouth-watering fine-crusted pizzas at Louie and Ernie’s Pizza. If you’re in the mood for sushi, drive to Sushi Nakazawa, one of the city’s best Japanese restaurants. Finally, for some truly spectacular French dining, book a table at the legendary Jean-Georges. Be sure to dress for the occasion, too!

New York State Transport

 

Airports

Try land at New York’s most important airport, the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JKF) in New York City. It’s a sight in itself. The other main airport in New York is LaGuardia (LGA).

Public Transportation in New York

The best way to travel within New York City is to take the MTA Subway – it’s affordable and efficient. Intercity buses are operated by Megabus and Greyhound, among others.

Driving in New York

The most convenient and flexible way to experience the beauty of New York state is with a private vehicle. Trustworthy car rental agencies in New York include Miles, Avis, and National.

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FAQs about car rental in New York State

Most frequently asked questions about renting a car in New York State

On average, the cost of renting a car in New York is just $85.91 per day.
New York car rental prices start from just $21.35 when booking in advance with Enjoy Travel.
You must be aged at least 21 to rent a car in New York.
Additional drivers can usually be added to your New York car rental agreement upon request.
New York can get quite congested so we recommend something compact like a Kia Forte or similar. If you’re planning on heading upstate, where the multi-lane roads are large and wide, an Kia Sportage would be ideal for maximum comfort.
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