New York City Destination

New York City Destination

New York City - A Great Destination

A perfectly delightful city is New York City! The city you dream to live is New York City! There are many things to know and explore about this city. You will have grandeur feel once you enter this city. The city can bring to you much more that you have ever expected before! This is a place to explore some amazing sites in New York City complied in this article, which cannot be explained in a few words.

New York City Information

New York Official Language(s) None
New York Demonym New Yorker
New York Capital Albany
New York Largest City New York City
New York Largest Metro Area New York metropolitan area
New York Area  Ranked 27th in the US
 - Total 54,556 sq mi
(128403 km2)
 - Width 285 miles (455 km)
 - Length 330 miles (530 km)
 - % water 13.3
 - Latitude 40° 30′ N to 45° 1′ N
 - Longitude 71° 51′ W to 79° 46′ W
New York Population  Ranked 3rd in the US
 - Total 19,541,453 (2009 est.)
18,976,457 (2000)
- Density 408.7/sq mi  (157.81/km2)
Ranked 7th in the US
New York Elevation  
 - Highest Point Mount Marcy
5,344 ft  (1,629 m)
 - Mean 1,000 ft  (305 m)
 - Lowest Point 0 ft  (0 m)
Admission to Union  July 26, 1788 (11th)
New York Governor David Paterson (D)
Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch (D)
New York Legislature New York Legislature
 - Upper house State Senate
 - Lower house State Assembly
U.S. Senators Charles Schumer (D)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D)
U.S. House delegation 26 Democrats,
3 Republicans
New York Time Zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
New York Abbreviations NY US-NY
New York Website

History of New York City:

If we go back and see about the history of New York City, we will find many more gallant stories named after this great city. We can say in other words that the history begins from this city. No matter how much we try to find about this city, it is not enough for us as there are many more things to know. 

At the time of European discovery, this region of the city was inhabited by the Lenape Native Americans.  The city was invaded by the English Duke of York and Albany in 1664, so, the name ‘New York’ was entitled to this city. The Battle of Long Island was held in August 1776, at the time American Revolution, which was one of the most famous battles in American history. Many of the renowned loyalists are from this great New York City.

Global Commerce:

Global commerce is the most important part of this city. It can be better said that New York is the home of world’s finance. The world’s economy is being controlled from this city. In the recent rescission period, the city is only affected mainly for which the whole world has to wait for its financial development. Large number of financial corporations, private sectors investors, international corporations, and many big industries are in this city contributing to the world’s development. It has been said 40% of world’s finance is being controlled by New York City. Most importantly, the city has been taking part in the most of the world history since its inception as the leader of a global business.  

Culture and contemporary life:

If you look into the contemporary life of New York City, this is a mixture of world’s culture. In New York City, culture forms along with its inhabitants. You will find Chinese associations to all kinds of human races commemorating each other in a fashion.

Education, Entertainment & Art:

New York City is the heaven of education, entertainment and arts as it shows the world of its rich variety of educational depth to traditional arts in style. The famous Columbia University is located here. This is a hub for those who thirst for higher education.

New York City is now a New City!

Yes, New York City is turned a new city now! Mixtures of world’s culture, people, languages and living standards have shaped New York a new city now. New York sees the world moves along with it. If you like to travel to New York, get set now and ready to explore the city.

New York Hotels

Hotel Name Avg. Price / Night
Casablanca Hotel $251 - $403
Library Hotel $266 - $499
The Surrey $344 - $967
The French Quarters Guest Apartments $229 - $750
Hotel Giraffe $286 - $496
The Chatwal $488 - $915
Hotel Elysee $279 - $471
Chelsea Pines Inn $159 - $319
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park $664 - $1,263
Trump SoHo New York $347 - $585
Distrikt Hotel New York City, an Ascend Collection hotel $184 - $391
The Bryant Park $319 - $603
Staybridge Suites Times Square - New York City $186 - $416
Andaz Wall Street $247 - $491

Featured New York Resorts and Lodges

  • Geneva On The Lake
  • Ampersand Bay Resort & Boat Club
  • The Sagamore Resort
  • Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center
  • Hope Lake Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
  • Hotel Mountain Brook