New York City Travel Guide

Photograph by George Steinmetz, Nat Geo Image Collection
Why It's Worth It

With more than 8.5 million people packed into some 300 square miles, it’s no wonder New York City never sleeps. And if it doesn’t, why should you? After all, there’s always something to explore, from family-friendly attractions like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty to groundbreaking urban-redevelopment projects like the High Line and Brooklyn Bridge Park. There’s also a wide expanse of public beach and, yep, even a secret fishing village. —Sarah Firshein

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