Planning Your Trip
It is a good idea to have an idea of sites you want to visit and things you want to do during your trip. Do some research on travel blogs and communities beforehand. Ask friends and family who have traveled before about places they enjoyed the most. Read through site-specific guide books like Lonely Planet, Let's Go, Rough Guide, Rick Steves, or Frommers. You might be interested in the following sites:
Book all travel far in advance. However, do not book anything until after the first week of classes. You may find there are NYU-sponsored trips already in place.