Flights to New York State
One of the busiest cities in the world, New York is buzzing at any time of year and that means countless airlines using JFK airport at all times of day and night. Many of the flights New York accommodates arrive from the UK so there is lots of choice to be had.
It is not hard to see why the Big Apple is so popular with visitors. If you are looking for particular flights New York is the best destination to go for shopping, iconic sights and chilling out in Central Park.
The big apple welcomes you
Many business people use their flights New York to attend meetings, conferences and harbour networking opportunities. This city is often thought to be the capital of America as to some extent, it controls to country’s economy and culture. That is why the flights New York has are so important to the global movement of people and goods.
The city is split into five distinct districts - Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island. Most sights are in Manhattan, including Ground Zero where the twin towers of the World Trade Centre used to dominate the skyline before they were razed to the ground in September 2001.
If you are into American history, take a trip to Ellis Island. Between 1892 and 1954, millions of immigrants passed through its gates to be a part of the riches that awaited. There were no flights New York for them at this time, they arrived by sea.
The museum there tells the story of some of the immigrants through photos and their recorded voices, while outside stands the American Immigrant Wall of Honor – the largest wall of names in the world.
Nearby, presiding over New York harbour is one of the most iconic statues in the world – the Statue of Liberty. This serene-looking woman has adorned posters, been photographed too many times to count, and splashed onto drinks mats so often that she is an image well-known to most.
She is actually called ‘Liberty Enlightening the World’ and her seven pointed crown represents the seven seas and seven continents. She stands 305ft high and many flights New York pass by close enough to get a glimpse of her.
Go to the local places
Quirky Greenwich Village, known simply as ‘The Village’ to locals, is a haven for writers, artists and musicians. This part of the city bursts into life at night when cafes, clubs and theatres vie for your custom.
The most treasured landmark in this part of the city is Jefferson Market Courthouse or ‘Old Jeff’. It was voted the fifth most beautiful building in America and, after 20 years of remaining empty, is now a library. Take a trip there and when you are ready to leave, hop onto one of the flights New York has and take your memories home with you.
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