If you’ve enjoyed New York City’s nightlife extensively, you may feel like some nature.
The state of New York was shaped by its history and the most diverse cultures. Exploring the region’s gastronomic map is a little world tour where you will encounter many American classics.
The Capital-Saratoga region in the northeastern United States is just a few hours north of New York City and offers many attractions and places for relaxing weekends. Treat yourself to a refreshing swim at the Saratoga Spa State Park or a luxurious spa treatment for total relaxation at the Landing Hotel and Splash Spa.
From the glittering Big Apple to the idyllic mountain scenery of the Adirondacks and Catskills and from the mighty Niagara Falls to the relaxing beaches on the Great Lakes: New York State has a lot to offer.
From the arrival of the first European settlers to the status of one of the original 13 colonies: today’s state of New York is inextricably linked with the history of the United States.
At this 1,600 km long road trip along the North Atlantic coast, their historic regions, villages, and some of the most famous US metropolises are experiencing.
New York stands for the glittering city, endless entertainment, diverse outdoor leisure activities, and beautiful nature. But did you know that the state is also a paradise for foodies? Join us on a culinary journey through the most appetizing regions of New York State.
The center and north of New York are known for picturesque natural landscapes, a seemingly endless range of outdoor leisure activities, and numerous historically significant places that go back to the early days of European settlement.
From historic residential buildings to modern art: the five boroughs of the world metropolis are literally bursting with first-class cultural attractions. Here we introduce you to the most influential institutions from the individual districts.
There is no trace of the industrial past in the Hudson Valley today. The region, which stretches between Westchester and Albany on the banks of the river of the same name, is characterized by charming small towns and combines majestic nature with colorful shopping opportunities and a productive art and cultural scene.
The Big Apple is one of the absolute hotspots in the film and TV industry. Numerous programs are produced here throughout the year. On-site you can take a look behind the scenes and take a look at filming locations from classic series such as “Sex and the City” from HBO or hits such as Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”.
A little further north of New York City is the idyllic, cultivated Hudson Valley. The first-class travel destination, where culture and nature go hand in hand in harmony, stretches as far as Albany, the capital of the state of New York, and is traversed by the Hudson River.
Live cameras in New York cover the most curious and interesting places in the city, such as Times Square, Liberty Island, the Empire State Building, and many other attractions.
If there is one city in the world where the view from above is particularly worthwhile, it is New York. The glowing skyline against the black night sky creates a very special atmosphere in which every drink tastes even better.
Hop on Hop off in New York is an ideal opportunity, especially for first-time visitors, to get a good impression of the division of the city, the sights, and highlights. The hop on hop off bus tours are therefore becoming more and more popular and are now quite often part of the New York City passes!
Sometimes you live for five years in New York and you can’t see anything around you. Can you tell me, without thinking, what color is the front door to your house? Not to your apartment. What are the names of at least three or four of your neighbors? Sometimes these questions are unexpectedly hard to answer because today we live like fish in the information ocean.
The staff of the New York Public Library cleaned up their vast and centuries-old archive. They organized an impressive free exhibition. Here will be shown exhibits covering the 400-year history, including the only surviving letter of Christopher Columbus in which he talks about his «discovery» of America, and the first Gutenberg Bible brought to the US.
Alcohol was banned in the United States 100 years ago. That changed the country – just very different than expected. Today speakeasies, the illegal bars from Prohibition, are back in New York nightlife.
It was the dream of a very successful Scottish businessman. The arms dealer Francis Bannerman built a pompous castle at the beginning of the 20th century on an island in the Hudson River. This did not serve as a residence, but as ammunition stores – until it flew into the air.
The TWA terminal at New York’s JFK Airport is considered an architectural highlight, but it did not fulfill its purpose adequately. Now the terminal, where the Hollywood film “Catch Me If You Can” was filmed, has reopened as a luxury hotel.