Featured Destinations New York City Outer Buroughs
The 'Outer Boroughs' of New York City are virtually free of high-rise buildings such as 'skyscrapers' and generally are not the place were you'll find the 'big corporation' headquarters, but you can be sure that in the 'Outer Boroughs' you'll have plenty of chances to discover that not-always-unveiled part of New York were the 'real thing' is happening.
The 'Outer Boroughs' are also the home place of a full range of galleries, museums, entertainment opportunities and much much more. In particular very few tourists visit places such as Coney Island or Staten Islands, even if the above mentioned are often described or mentioned in songs, novels etc.. and yet many still believe that Harlem is a dangerous squalid place filled with perpetual racial tensions where the only interesting thing to see is the Apollo Theater.
In particular Staten Island (take a look at it from South Street Seaport in Manhattan) -...guess what it is an island- is green, wide and full of interesting places that surely deserve a visit; we feel like suggesting Richmond in S.I., a small historic village that takes you back to the 'old times' of colonialism and independence where people in costumes will surely help you to feel more like you would have quite some years ago...read more about the outer buroughs of New York >>
The Adirondacks and Mirror Lake
Rare is the person these days who does not crave for sparkling clear lakes, lush natural
spruce, hemlock and pine forests, high peak mountains, unspoiled wilderness, and a feeling of complete relaxation
Isn't this what a romantic getaway is all about?
One destination worth considering and offering all of the above and more is the quaint village of Lake
Placid, located within the Adirondacks in the northern part of
New York State...read more>>
New York City
New York City is the queen of metropolitan life and the quintessence of globalized heritage. From the sensory excitement of Times Squares King Kong-sized interactive plasma screens to the serene greenery of Central Parks 850 acres, every aspect of New York life has been nurtured with exacting detail.
When you travel to New York, youll quickly realize that New Yorks culture is an integral component to the social heritage of the United States, as nearly one out of every four Americans can trace their family genealogy back to Brooklyn at some point in time and one in thirty-seven Americans lives in New York Metropolitan Area. Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty are both very popular among visitors....read more about New York City, New York
Niagara Falls State Park
At the Prospect Point end of the park you can board the Maid of the Mist boats for a close-up look at the Falls or walk along the base of them just feet from the pounding water at the Cave of the Winds on Goat Island. Terrapin Point and Prospect Point are just a couple of the favorite viewing platforms for fantastic views of the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and the Horseshoe Falls.
Visitors can stroll over the historic bridges at Three Sisters Islands for close-up views of the upper rapids as the river races toward the Falls. The park also features all the amenities you'd expect -- a restaurant, snack bars, gift shops, picnic tables, grills, hiking, nature trails and more. The park staff do a fantastic job of keeping it beautiful (and the Park Rangers are very knowledgeable and a great resource for visitors.)..read more about Niagara Falls New York
Designed by famed landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, Niagara Falls State Park is the oldest state park in America and one of the most famous, attracting visitors from all over the world.
Long Island-The Hamptons: Long Island is a popular tourist destination. When you visit Long Island - The Hamptons, you will experience great shopping, wonderful beaches, and charming towns. You will have a great time in most of the Hamptons. Celebrity spotting is popular in the Hamptons but there are also such attractions as the Whaling Museum in Sag Harbor, Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, and the Montauk Downs golf course. Montauk Point offers the island's best surf waters. In the Hamptons, the popular beaches are Georgica Beach, the Amagansett's Springs public beach, and Bridgehampton and Water Mill.
Long Island-Montauk: At the eastern end of Long Island, you’ll discover the world renowned Montauk. You can participate in such activities as boating and visit the famous lighthouse. There are a number of places to stay in Montauk that include tents at the edge of the ocean, at Hither Hills State Park, and full service luxury hotels. Montauk offers many restaurants and most serve fresh seafood caught off its shores. Montauk's natural attractions include: 5 state parks, miles of ocean beach, county park, and nature preserve areas.
Staten Island: Staten Island is a very popular place to visit. You can check out the Statue of Liberty from this point as well as all of the buildings from an excellent angle. Popular attractions in Staten Island include: Fort Wadsworth - one of the Oldest Military Sites in the US, Garibaldi-Meucci Museum - home to Italian-American Pioneers, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, The Staten Island Zoo, Staten Island Museum, and much more...read more »