New York City Information
It covers an area of over 300 Square miles and has a population of over 8 million people in the city and 21 million in the metropolitan area. New York "the city that never sleeps" is an exciting vibrant city
with so much to see and do.
Here are a few of the more popular choices:
You can also learn more about NYC in these sections of MSNY:
This makes it "the" place to visit and tour all year long. New York City consists of
Staten Island. There are many recreational activities and
Things to do with your Kids in NY. If you are visiting the city for a
Romantic couples weekend we have a few ideas to get you started.
Manhattan is an island that is connected by a series of
Bridges and Tunnels. Manhattan is divided into some interesting
Neighborhoods that each have a unique flavor that we cover in detail. Find all the best
Events using our guide pages. Scattered around the site there are some
Interesting NY Facts.
Three major Airports serve the city with most of the major carriers flying routes. The public transportation system is a great way to get around during a visit with a major Subway and Bus systems that offer reliable and safe travel. Yellow Taxi Cabs are also a popular way to navigate the city. There are many Tours available for the traveler to help you get around and see the sights, ranging from Double Decker Bus Tours to Dinner Cruises.
There are over 200 Hotels in Manhattan
alone, so you can generally get a good deal on a room if you shop around. There are hundreds of restaurants that offer every imaginable type of cuisine. Sales tax is 8 1/2% while tipping is generally 15-20%.
There are four seasons. The hottest month is July, average temp is about 84 degrees, although the humidity can be high and make it uncomfortable. In December the average temp is about 32 degrees and snowstorms not uncommon so be prepared during the winter if you visit. Despite it's reputation it is one of the safest large cities in the country. Use common sense when moving around just like you would in any other large city, be aware of your surroundings and use
We've organized this site by top attractions and then cross referenced it by geography, so you'll always know where you are in the city. Find what you want to do, see what's around without spending hours.