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is a great month to visit New York City. It begins with the
New York City Marathon, features the Macy's Thanksgiving
Day Parade and, by the end of the month, the city is
transformed into a holiday-inspired wonderland, complete with
a tree in Rockefeller Center, many holiday window
displays, and a trio of holiday markets spread across the
you'll be visiting New York City in November, pack some fall
favorites but don't forget a few winter essentials. A scarf,
hat, and gloves will make life more comfortable in the
evenings and later in the month when it gets chilly. Other
good clothing items to bring include sweaters or hoodies, long
pants, an insulated windproof jacket and a small umbrella.
With all the walking you'll do in New York City, comfortable
footwear is a must. Make sure your shoes are built (and broken
in!) for walking, closed toe, and water resistant.
you're planing to visit during Thanksgiving, book
accommodations well in advance.
watch the parade, book a hotel on the parade route. The
location offers easier access to the parade and several
hotel reserve space immediately in front of the hotel
for guest-use only.
Day is the Tuesday after the first Monday in
November and New York City public schools are closed on
this day. This means that there are many more
people at various museums and other attractions.
Day, November 11, is a federal holiday, which means
banks and post offices are closed. New York City public
schools are closed this day.