New York City

The Big Apple!

Basic Information

The population of New York City is 8,244,910. It's absolute location is 41 degrees North and 74 degrees West. The relative location is on the Atlantic Coast, NE of Trenton, NJ and SW of Hartford, CT. The area is 468.5 sq miles.

Human Features

Statue of Liberty Harbor Cruise!

Take a ride to remember! Whether this is your first time in NYC or not, these boat rides are a great way to take in the beauty of the waterways and the city's skyline. Everyone in the family will enjoy this view while learning about New York City's history!

Empire State Building Observation Deck!

Experience the thrill of a lifetime! See the best view in the city a quarter mile above Fifth Avenue. Take in the breathtaking views of the streets, rooftops, and avenues of NYC while also being able to see four neighboring states!

9/11 Tribute Center!

Celebrate the community and visit the 9/11 Tribute Center! Come and experience the memorial tribute to all the families affected by 9/11. The Tribute Center offers a timeline, films, pictures, and artifacts of what happened that day. Hear the stories of survivors, loved ones, and workers that help and learn about the future of the World Trade Center!


Other Things to Do

Physical Features

Brooklyn Botanic Graden!

See this natural wonder! Something is always blooming here. Take a walk through many gardens. Enjoy seeing the Japanese Hill-and-Pong Garden and smell the roses in in Cranford Rose Garden. Bring the whole family to explore the Discovery Garden. These are only a few of the gardens, there is so much more to see!

Staten Island Botanical Garden!

Come and visit this beautiful spot! The Staten Island Botanical Garden includes more the 20 gardens. Navigate through the maze and smell all the amazing flowers these gardens have to offer! You will not regret your experience here!

New York Botanical Garden!

Visit one of America's favorite gardens! The New York Botanical Garden covers 250 acres and has 48 different gardens. Some of the things to see is the Bronx River and waterfall, 50 acres of forest, and much more. You will enjoy every minute you spend here!