New York, North America

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Facts About New York, North America

Regional Population: 19,274,244

Elevation: 281 meters

Time Zone: America/New_York

Latitude: 43.0003472

Longitude: -75.4998978

One of the original 13 colonies that became the United States, this northeastern state has grown to include a world capital—with the home of the United Nations in New York City. The cosmopolitan yet rural state appeals to people from all over the world.

Go wine tasting in some of the oldest vineyards in the nation in the Finger Lakes region, or travel by boat or foot through the popular Hudson River Valley. Pick apples or leaf peep in the fall, and enjoy the state’s beautiful scenery any time of year. Enjoy a gourmet meal, view world famous art, or simply feel the heartbeat of the city that never sleeps. There’s so much to do in New York that all visitors are bound to find something to love.

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Articles About New York, North America

Top Places and Packages for Family Reunions

Check out these 9 great places that make family reunion planning a breeze.

Top U.S. Aquariums

Be sure to visit the country’s coolest aquariums, where you can play with dolphins and wade barefoot through live marshes.

Westchester County Fall Foliage and Harvest Festivals

Take a fall foliage driving tour, then see the Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze at harvest festivals in Westchester County.

Wine Tasting in Sullivan County, New York

Explore this sleepy region outside New York City where Basha Kill Vineyards is making a name for itself.

Children of the Corn

Wind your way through elaborate cornfield mazes across the United States and even the world for an exciting, and often corny, outdoor adventure.

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