New York City Tourism & Travel Guide
Welcome to New York City!New York City is one of the world’s iconic cities. From its internationally recognized skyline and famed attractions to its financial might and brassy attitude, NYC is a city unlike any other. As the undisputed cultural capital of the United States, the city offers a never-ending list of things to do and see. Broadway hosts a myriad of world-class shows while the Metropolitan Museum of Art—known as the Met—tops a list of renowned museums and galleries. Countless films and television shows have featured Central Park and the Empire State Building—making both must-sees for the millions of visitors who pass through the city each year—and Fifth Avenue is celebrated the world over for its legendary shopping.
New York City consists of five boroughs, each distinctive in its own right. Many of the city’s notable sites are packed into Manhattan, including Times Square, Wall Street and the United Nations headquarters. The Bronx, another borough, hosts Yankee Stadium and the world-famous Bronx Zoo, while Brooklyn is best known for its vibrant and ethnic neighborhoods. Free ferries have made Staten Island popular and accessible, particularly for unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty, and practically every NYC visitor passes through Queens, home to both JFK and La Guardia airports.