skyline of Lower Manhattan
New-York is the largest city in the USA with about 8.5 million people. It's located in on the Atlantic coast in the North East.
New York City consists of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. The city is often called "New York City" (NYC) to distinguish it from the state of New York.
The main attractions in NYC are:
- Empire State Building
- Statue of Liberty
- Ellis Island
- Fifth Avenue
- Times Square
- World Trade Center Site
- Rockefeller Center
New York hotelsOne of the most popular discount accommodations in NYC is two star Hotel Pennsylvania with 11.680 reviews. The hotel is closeby Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. Other favourite hotels in NYC are the four star Hudson Hotel near Central Park and Park Lane Hotel near 5th Avenue.
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New York has three main airports:
- John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
- LaGuardia Airport
- Newark International Airport
Most international visitors will arrive at JFK International Airport. The AirTrain JFK is the cheapest transportation but doesn't travel directly to Manhattan. Passengers have to transfer to either a subway or other train.
The Airport Express Bus cost $15 ($22 return) and provides transportation service to and from Manhattan between 6.00 and 23.00. A taxi to Manhattan is $45 flat fee excluding toll and tip.