About New York


Let's have a look around into background of New York
  • Counties: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)
  • StateNew York
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 40.7141667
  • Longitude: -74.0063889
  • Time zone: America / New York
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in New York

  • Climate:  Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to June and September to Early November  

Location

It is the most densely populated city of the state of New York of the U.S.A. with a population of about 8,550,405 (2015 Census)

Distance from New York center to Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (Busiest Airport for International Passengers of North America), Newark Liberty International Airport (4th Busiest US Gateways), and LaGuardia Airport.

  • Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km (JFK)
  • Driving Time: 38 Minutes (JFK International Airport)
  • Languages: Of 800 languages spoken in New York City English is followed by 51 percent followed by Spanish and then Chinese.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport
  • Rail: New York City Subway.
  • Road: Bus – MTA Regional Bus operations (RBO); Taxi – Yellow Taxicabs

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2  

Nearby Tourist Cities




Jersey City

Location

It has earned the place as the second most populated city in the US sate of New Jersey.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April
Tourist Attractions
  • Liberty State Park
  • Jersey Shore
  • Ellis Island 




Newark

Location

One of the oldest European cities of the US, Newark is the most populous city of New Jersey.

Weather
  • Climate - Humid Subtropical and Humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season)
Tourist Attractions
  • Essex County Courthouse
  • John Ballantine House
  • Branch Brook Park




Philadelphia

Location

Let's have a look around into background of Philadelphia

It is the largest city of the state of Pennsylvania and 5th most populated city of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,567,442 (2015 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring)
Tourist Attractions
  • Independence National Historical Park
  • Liberty Bell Center
  • The Irish Memorial Monument

Emergency Contact Numbers in New York city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (718) 330-1234
  • Cab: +1-800-609-8731 (Yellow Cab Toll Free Number)
  • Airport: (718) 244-4444 (John F. Kennedy International Airport)
  • Hospital: (877) RED-CROSS (American Red Cross)

Events

  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade New York City
  • New York Comic-Con
  • Electric Zoo – Music Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Statue of Liberty
  • The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial

Theatre & Concerts

  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • The Phantom of the Opera

Visit Top Restaurants in New York

  • Gabriel Kreuther
  • Los Tacos No. 1
  • Pisillo Italian Panini

Top Shopping Centers in New York

  • Chelsea Market
  • The Strand Bookstore
  • Economy Candy

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Frick Collection
  • Shakespeare Garden
  • Agora Gallery

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • langoustines– Daniel
  • Wild Alaskan King Salmon – Per Se
  • Carne Asada Tacos – Los Tacos No. 1

Sports Club

Headquarter for National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, Major League Soccer and National Hockey League

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.67 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $3360.29
  • Cheap meal: $18.00
  • Gasoline: $0.68 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $75.00

Information about Phoenix

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound; Taxi – Yellow Cab Services

Airport

Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (ranked under one of the top ten busiest airports in the United States of America)
Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
Driving Time: 12 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish and Navajo

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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