Packed with connotations of style, glamour and grandeur, iconic images of New York have been scattered across the globe in every form imaginable.
Truly the most famous city on the planet, charismatic New York is the cultural heart of the U.S. The city’s many nicknames – among them The Big Apple, The City that Never Sleeps and Gotham City – reflect a certain affection for the city’s immense character, quirks and fascinating history. This affection is most evident in the friendliness of New Yorkers and their enthusiasm that visitors should enjoy the city as much as they do themselves.
Its stylish, often frenetic vibe aside, New York is known for its topography. New York founded the skyscraper in 1870 with the Equitable Life Assurance Building and, ever since, the island of Manhattan has grown skyward, building an impressive list of towering urban beauties.
Many of New York’s attractions are fabulously over the top; some are world-renowned institutions, yet others are historic and humbling. New York is a city that really does have it all, especially for the Elite Traveler.