New York City, often called The City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2019 population of 8,336,817 distributed over about 302.6 square miles, New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. It was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and built from 1930 to 1931. Its name is derived from "Empire State", the nickname of the state of New York.Learn more Book this experience
The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first fixed crossing across the East River.Learn more Book this experience
Take in the sights exactly like early American immigrants would have – without all the stress of moving house and country. This experience takes you on a boat cruise to Liberty Island. Think of this as a profoundly moving meditation on the nature of American ideals... plus a boat ride!Book this experience
Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre park on the Brooklyn side of the East River in New York City. Designed by landscape architecture firm Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, the park is located on a 1.3-mile plot of land from Atlantic Avenue in the south, under the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and past the Brooklyn Bridge, to Jay Street north of the Manhattan Bridge.Learn more Book this experience
Little Italy is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan in New York City, once known for its large population of Italian Americans and Italian immigrants.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Begin your day at The Battery – the historical gateway to Lady Liberty. Then, board the ferry and sail away from Manhattan to greet the **Statue of Liberty**.Book this experience
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Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th Street and 51st Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.Learn more Book this experience
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Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City, located between the Upper West Side and the Upper East Side. It is the fifth-largest park in New York City by area, covering 843 acres.Learn more Book this experience
New York City, often called simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2019 population of 8,336,817 distributed over about 302.6 square miles, New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.Learn more
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center, and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.Learn more Book this experience
The Flatiron Building, originally the Fuller Building, is a triangular 22-story, 285-foot tall steel-framed landmarked building located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the Flatiron District neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan, New York City.Learn more Book this experience
Manhattan's Chinatown is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, bordering the Lower East Side to its east, Little Italy to its north, Civic Center to its south, and Tribeca to its west.Learn more Book this experience
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New York Bay is the large body of water surrounding the mouth of the Hudson River where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. It is shared by the states of New York and New Jersey in the United States.Learn more Book this experience
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The New York Aquarium is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States, located on the Riegelmann Boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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The George Washington Bridge is a double-decked suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River, connecting the New York City borough of Manhattan with the New Jersey borough of Fort Lee.Learn more Book this experience
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Rockaway Park is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. The area is on the Rockaway Peninsula, nestled between Jamaica Bay to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.Learn more
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Springfield Gardens is a neighborhood in the southeastern area of the New York City borough of Queens, bounded to the north by St. Albans, to the east by Laurelton and Rosedale, to the south by John F. Kennedy International Airport, and to the west by Farmers Boulevard. The neighborhood is served by Queens Community Board 12. The area, particularly east of Springfield Boulevard, is sometimes also referred to as Brookville.Learn more
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Why travel there?
New York City is a must-visit destination for its vibrant energy, iconic sights, diverse culture, and world-class cuisine. From the towering skyscrapers of Manhattan to the hip streets of Brooklyn, there's something for everyone in the city that never sleeps.
How to get there?
New York City is well-connected by air, with three major airports serving the city - JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark. Numerous airlines operate flights to New York from around the world, so finding a suitable flight should be easy. Once in the city, the extensive subway system, buses, and taxis make getting around a breeze.
What to book in advance?
To avoid long queues and ensure availability, it's a good idea to book tickets for popular attractions like the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, and Broadway shows in advance. Also, consider purchasing a CityPASS or New York Pass, which offers discounted admission to multiple attractions, saving time and money.
What are the costs?
New York City can be an expensive destination. However, with proper planning and budgeting, it's possible to enjoy the city without breaking the bank. Accommodation ranges from budget hostels to luxury hotels, and dining options vary from cheap food trucks to high-end restaurants. Attractions and activities can also range in price, so it's essential to prioritize and plan accordingly.
What are the best things to do?
Some must-see attractions in New York City include visiting Times Square, exploring Central Park, admiring the skyline from the Top of the Rock, and taking a ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Don't miss the opportunity to catch a Broadway show, visit world-class museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and MoMA, and walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.
Where to eat?
For a classic New York dining experience, visit Katz's Delicatessen for their legendary pastrami sandwiches. For something more upscale, try Carbone for Italian-American cuisine in a vintage setting. And don't forget to grab a slice of pizza from Joe's Pizza, a city institution since 1975.
Where to stay?
For budget travelers, consider staying at HI NYC Hostel, located near Central Park and offering a range of affordable private and shared rooms. For a mid-range option, try The Ridge Hotel in the trendy Lower East Side neighborhood. For a luxury experience, book a room at The Plaza Hotel, a historic, iconic property with unparalleled service and amenities.
Off the beaten path:
For an unusual travel experience, head to the City Island in the Bronx, a small island with a New England fishing village vibe. Explore the island's quaint streets, enjoy seafood at one of its local restaurants, and take a boat tour to get a unique perspective on New York City's skyline. It's a hidden gem that offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan.
To visit New York City and not miss anything for less, it is possible to buy a city pass. An official tourist pass that will allow you access to the most beautiful and iconic sites in the city. It's also a cheaper alternative to buying each tour ticket separately.
The most popular area for housing is Manhattan, known for its business district and the Wall Street stock exchange. It is the densest area in New York. And more specifically, Soho, the trendy part of Manhattan, can also be a very good option.
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