Lovingly known as “The Big Apple,” New York City is the largest city in the United States.
Known for its unparalleled hustle and bustle, Broadway shows, famous landmarks, top-level museums, an unbeatable restaurant scene and incredible urban energy, this is one of the world’s premier cosmopolitan destinations. There’s too much to do to ever list briefly, but diversions abound for families, couples and seekers alike.
With almost 8.5 million people living within the city limits, its greater metropolitan sphere stretches from New Jersey to Connecticut and Long Island and is known as the Tri-State area. Its five boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island, each have their own characteristics and neighborhoods within neighborhoods, many known worldwide thanks to popular culture. Visitors can seek out all kinds of experiences from a serene walk through Central Park to club-hopping in Williamsburg to seeking out authentic ethnic eateries in Astoria. The public transportation system allows quick access by subway, rental bicycles, bus and even ferries.