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New York state was one of the original 13 British colonies and is currently the third most populous state of the United States of America. The state's five largest cities are New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, and Syracuse. Located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the country, New York is bordered by the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec, and Ontario.
The Great Appalachian Valley dominates eastern New York, while Lake Champlain is the chief northern feature of the valley, which also More...
Harlem is a district of Upper Manhattan in the city of New York, recognized globally as a center of African-American culture and business. The name "Harlem" can be used to designate virtually of Upper Manhattan north of Central Park, though Harlem traditionally lies within much smaller and irregular boundaries.
While old standbys like Sylvia's soul food restaurant and the Apollo Theater are still going strong, Harlem and particularly 125th Street are amidst a renaissance as new homeowners renovate historic brownstones and new development surges. A new More...
Gramercy Flatiron is a district of Manhattan in New York, situated in the southern part of the Midtown area in the central and eastern parts of the island; broadly, from 14th up to 34th Streets and east of Sixth Avenue. The compact open spaces of Union Square and Gramercy Park define the East Side in this area. Union Square was completely revitalized in the 1990s and is now one of the city's premier shopping, dining and entertainment districts. The loosely-defined "Flatiron District" extends east from 6th Avenue and north of Union Square, centering on More...
From a shoestring budget to a multi-millionaire suite, this city has it all. A studio dormitory accommodation will run you about $30 per night, while star accommodations in hostels are between $65-70. Prices increase with quality from there. Check with your travel agent before you arrive in New York about deals, or look for discounts on the various web sites that cater to New York travelers. An affordable option for many is to rent an apartment. Prices range from $33 per day and $230 per week in the Central Park area.
Typical price for a bed in More...
New York City is served by several airports, both international and domestic:
• John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is located to the east of the city. By far the most convenient route into the city from JFK is a taxi, which runs a standard $45 anywhere in Manhattan, not including tolls or tips. Note that the arrivals terminals are filled with drivers hawking illegal livery rides at grossly inflated prices that prey on newly-arrived tourists, so beware.
From the airport, the newly opened JFK AirTrain More...
The Hudson Valley is the valley formed by the Hudson River to the north of New York City in the northeastern United States of America. The region stretches along the river from the suburbs of metropolitan New York into the rural territory and communities in Upstate New York, generally from Manhattan, the Bronx, and Westchester County northward to the city of Albany. In 1996 Congress established The Hudson River Valley More...