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Experiencing New York History: Events and Attractions

History buffs will have no shortage of places and landmarks to visit to explore New York City's history and understand why it’s so important to American history as a whole.

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A Complete Guide To New York’s Ellis Island

If you are ever in "The Big Apple," you may want to visit perhaps the most famous symbol of America, the Statue of Liberty at Liberty Island. Ellis Island, also located in New York Harbor, is where millions of immigrants first came to America from around the world in search of a better life. You can take the ferry to Ellis Island and to the Statue of Liberty.

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How To Experience New York's Hudson Yards

Even though Hudson Yards is still in development, there's already quite a bit to see and do in the area. Planning your stop is easy, as it's fairly close to many of New York City's top attractions.

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Empire State Building History and Its Place in New York Culture

The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic structures in the New York City skyline. Designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1986, this iconic work of architecture is also one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. This building is easily one of the most recognizable in the United States, so it’s no wonder it has so many accolades.

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Visiting the Statue of Liberty: What you need to know

Planning a visit to Lady Liberty? Both Liberty and Ellis Islands and the Statue herself are maintained and run by the National Park Service. However, the official concessionaire is Statue Cruises – they’re the only folks who can get you to the islands. We’re proud that New York CityPASS® tickets include a visit to Liberty and Ellis Islands with Statue Cruises, as well as admission to the Statue of Liberty Museum and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Here are some details to help you plan your visit.

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Why New York Is a Top Travel Destination During the Holidays

If you’ve never been to New York during the holidays, here are just a few reasons why you need to experience the most wonderful time of the year in the Big Apple.

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