“New York, New York, I want to wake up in a city that doesn’t sleeps.” Frank Sinatra’s famous lyrics ring true for anyone who has arrived at the shores of New York City, welcomed by the great Statue of Liberty. Home to some of the most recognizable locations in pop culture and history, including the Empire State Building, Central Park, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Big Apple has awed stars and tourists alike. Delight in unique experiences that make the empire state of the world.
Known for commotion of public transportation, pedestrian traffic, and exciting activities, the city remains steadfast in its reputation as America’s melting pot. Explore the various cultures that make up New York City at one of the city’s free museums, including the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture and the New York Public Library for Performing Arts. Experience a vast selection of dining options, as well as New York’s celebrated thin curst pizza. Visit Lombardi’s Pizza, the first pizzeria in the United States.
New York’s Lower West Side is a fascinating mix of historic neighborhoods and vibrant emerging districts. At the Upper West Side, find fine dining and satiate intellectual and artistic interests at Columbia University and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Purchase luxury items at Brookfield Place, a shopping and dining complex featuring brands such as Burberry, Gucci, and Tory Burch. The food offerings highlight some of the most authentic dining experiences available in the city, including Le District, a food hall serving exquisite French-style cuisine.
Seafarers and leisurely cruisers enjoy touring South Street Seaport, the historic district that contains some of Manhattan’s oldest buildings, an ode to the city’s seafaring past. Visit the museum, new restaurants, live music, and pop-up shops.