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Five ways to get from JFK to Manhattan

Imagine: you landed at JFK (John F. Kennedy International Airport) and want to spend your holidays in New York. Then you’re likely wish to get to your hotel as quick as possible. In this article you will learn about the fastest ways to get from JFK to Manhattan.

  1. One way to get from JFK to Manhattan is a taxi. JFK is located 17 miles from Times Square. The trip by car takes from 45 minutes to an hour. If you are arriving in the morning hours during the week, the trip can take at closer to an hour to an hour and a half. Taxi is one of the easiest ways, especially if you have a travel companion to split the bill with.
  1. It’s hard to believe, but not a single subway line in New York takes you from JFK to Manhattan. However, with the help of AirTrain, you can come to the city. Ticket price is 5 dollars one way. A subway ride costs $ 2.75. One of the advantages of AirTrain is that you can avoid car traffic, thus you can quickly get to the city.
  2. Another way to get to the city is LIRR (Long Island Rail Road), one of the city’s commuter rails. The train costs $10.25 for a ticket from JFK to Penn Station, which will get you closest to Times Square. It takes about 35 minutes  to get into the city with the help of the LIRR.
  3. There is a shuttle bus, which runs from JFK and drops passengers off at either Grand Central Station or Port Authority from 11am until 7pm. It is called NYC Express Bus, and a ticket will cost about $ 19 each way or $ 35 for a round-trip ticket. It will take you about 45 minutes to reach the city depending on traffic.
  4. If you do not care about the cost of your trip, then one of the fastest ways to get to Manhattan for you is BLADE. You will fly from the airport to the city in 5 minutes. The cost is 195 dollars in one direction.
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The best beaches in USA

Rest on the beach is always popular, no matter what country you go on a trip. Today let’s look at the ten best beaches in the United States.

  • Manele Bay, Hawaii

Hulopo’e Beach is one of the world’s most perfect stretches of sand. It lies at the base of the Four Seasons Lana’i at Manele Bay. The beach is covered with white sand, it is very calm and is perfect for tourists who are on holiday with children. While relaxing there you can watch spinner dolphins, colorful fish, you can also see the magnificent bay. This beach is also very popular with divers.

  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

This is the place where you can visit the various rides, restaurants, various entertainment. There is also a water amusement park for children.

Myrtle Beach is a vast stretch of silky white sand. This is a place for fishing, swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. Also here you can enjoy the views of the magnificent sunsets.

  • Nantucket, Massachusetts

If you want to spend your vacation on a small beautiful island, then turn your attention to the island of Nantucket. The island is unusually beautiful. You will appreciate the beauty and charm of this place, its silence and beauty. But at the same time, every tourist will be able to find entertainment for themselves on interests. Nantucket has a beach for everyone, including Surfside Beach and Children’s Beach, both of which have calm waters.

  • Kauna’oa Bay, Hawaii

Kauna’oa Bay offers you white sand, palm trees and clear, calm water. The crescent-shaped beach will appeal to sun worshipers, water sport enthusiasts and families in search of safe rest.

  • Clearwater Beach, Florida

Visitors of Clearwater Beach will have a varied selection of activities such as sunbathing on white sandy beaches, diving into a game of beach volleyball, renting fishing boats, and taking a dolphin-watching cruise.

  • Coronado, California

Coronado Central Beach is not just a beach, but a perfect sandy coast for visitors. Swimmers, bodysurfers, sand sculptors, tide poolers and whale watchers all take to the sand and sea. North Beach appeals to surfers in the morning, and at the extreme north is Dog Beach, where dogs without dog collars can run and play.

  • Cape May, New Jersey

Cape May Beach is one of the best beaches in the country. White sand and blue water is a fabulously beautiful combination that attracts tourists from all countries. You can also enjoy cycling along the boardwalk. If you bring a binoculars to the beach you can also spy dolphins.

  • Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

In summer, crowds swarm Martha’s Vineyard in droves, but you can have a rest in the Vineyard’s far eastern reaches — at Moshup Beach. This is a place of soft, white sand and red, brown and tan striated cliffs.

  • East Hampton, New York

East Hampton is a nice New York destination all year round. At the end of Main Street, there is Main Beach that boasts perfect white beaches and very tasty lobster rolls.

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina

The beach’s hallmark high, sandy dunes front frothy surf is perfect for swimming, beachcombing and body-surfing. You can also climb 248 steps to the top of the highest lighthouse in the country — towering on an amazing 196 feet – for a breathtaking view of the seashore.