Fifth Avenue, one of Manhattan's major thoroughfares, leads from Washington Square Park, through Midtown Manhattan along Central Park's eastern edge, and all the way through Harlem. Along its length is an unmatched array of major tourist attractions, high-end stores, and exclusive real estate, with 5th Avenue hotels considered among the finest in the city. You might recognize the avenue as the route of New York's famous St. Patrick's Day and Thanksgiving Day parades. Book hotels on 5th Avenue and experience this icon of Manhattan for yourself.
Visiting 5th Avenue
Take a taxi, rent a car, or take a public bus that connects with the New York Subway system, and you can get to locations along all parts of 5th Avenue from LaGuardia Airport (LGA). If you're interested in seeing Manhattan's world-class cultural institutions, head to Museum Mile, a section of 5th Avenue from 82nd to 105th streets on the Upper East Side. Among the nine museums there are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the architecturally distinctive Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and Museum of the City of New York. Find cheap hotels in New York and save enough money for a day of shopping along 5th Avenue—you might discover why it's often called "the most expensive street in the world." Some sights within easy reach of cheap hotels on 5th Avenue that won't bust your budget include the main branch of the New York Public Library, the Empire State Building, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, and the Flatiron Building, all of which are notable as National Historic Landmarks. Consider 5th Avenue car rentals if you want to venture away from Manhattan. You could cross the East River into Brooklyn and Queens or drive up to the Bronx. All are bursting with interesting neighborhoods, historic districts, and family-friendly parks.
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