New York City

This concrete jungle will make you feel brand new. Big lights will inspire you. Welcome to the capital of the world. You will find great nightlife in a city that never sleeps. Whenever you feel tired of the city you can relax in Central Park.

Answers on frequent questions
Where to Stay?

Take a look on our reviews and guides on Accommodation in New York City.

Where to buy best plane tickets?

You can book your flight tickets on here.

What permits do I need?

You probably need a Visa if you are not originally from the United States. Check here.

How to rent a car?

There are many options for that. We explain it more on here.

Where to eat?

NYC has a lot of great restaurants. Check it out.

How is the nightlife?

Yes, in fact New York City is a City that Never Sleeps. Discover here.

Best of New York City

New York City

Find out why New York City is also known as the “The City That Never Sleeps. We will help you discover the best things to do, places to go and much more on our NomadSet Guide. Enjoy!

Size: 1,279.2 sq mi

Average duration of a trip: 7-15 days

NYC Interesting Facts

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More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world. 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English

United Nations

The United Nations headquarters was established in New York City in 1952 after World War II.

Statue of Liberty

France gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States in 1886 for its centennial celebration. The statue was shipped as 350 pieces in 214 crates and took 4 months to assemble at its current home on Ellis Island.

People Everywhere

A little over 8 million people live in New York City. That means 1 in every 38 people in the United States call the city home.

Why Times Square

Times Square is named after the New York Times. It was originally called Longacre Square until the Times moved there in 1904.

The Big Apple

A ‘Big Apple’ referred to prizes awarded at horse racing events in the 1920s. Since the term meant “the ultimate” prize or “the best”, many musicians and journalists started referring to New York with this name. In an attempt to boost tourism after some bad press, New York’s tourism board adopted The Big Apple as an official nickname in 1971.

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