Everything may be bigger in Texas, but New York City contains multitudes. The city population of 8.5 million is larger than Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio combined. New York is home to the nation's biggest theater scene and largest art museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The world's largest stock market is here - and so is the best pizza, along with a thriving music scene, canonized literary establishment and more restaurants than you could visit in a lifetime, which at last count totaled 24,000.
Flying direct from Texas to New York City takes just over four hours, depending on your departure city. Nonstop flights from Dallas and Houston are as short as three and a half hours, while the fastest flight from El Paso to NYC is closer to six hours.
American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and Southwest provide service to New York City from Texas's major airports, including Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Travelers leaving from Houston have the most options, with jetBlue, Spirit, Virgin America, Alaska Airlines and Sun County also flying the route.
Over 500 flights land in New York City every day from one of Texas's many airports. The busiest routes depart from Dallas and Houston, with around 80 daily flights leaving from each city.
Texas has over twenty commercial airports. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the largest, serving over 64 million passengers a year. The George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is the second largest, with the airports in Austin and San Antonio following behind. New York City is served by the John F. Kennedy International Airport and the LaGuardia Airport. New Yorkers can also fly out of the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.
Depart from Dallas for the cheapest non-stop flight to NYC. Spirit and Delta are neck and neck to offer the lowest prices, and savvy travelers can book on a Tuesday or Wednesday to save even more. Direct flights from Houston to NYC usually aren't much more, and Spirit has the best deals.
New York is powered by passion, so leave behind prescribed itineraries and follow what you love. Watch a Tony Award-winning musical, catch a Yankees game or splurge on a Michelin-starred restaurant. Some of the city's brightest gems are free, including gallery hopping in Chelsea, Shakespeare in the Park, walking across the Brooklyn Bridge, and the New York Philharmonic summer concert series in Central Park. Don't bother sampling dishes that you know Texas does better, such as breakfast burritos, but do try foods you can't easily find back home, whether it's a knish, Vietnamese sandwich, Chinese beef jerky or a freshly baked New York bagel.
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