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New York City: The Five Boroughs




With over 20 million people living in its metropolitan area, New York City - Opens a dialog has the largest city population in the United States, and it is the preeminent definition of the phrase “Melting Pot.” Every one of New York City’s 5 boroughs is distinctive and retains a local culture that is unmatched by any other city in the US. From the Island of Manhattan to The Bronx, to Brooklyn and Queens, you can be certain that a visit to NYC will be fun, educational, and enlightening.

    Times Square is an amazing experience made even better with friends.

    Manhattan

    The hub for all of NYC’s popularity is Manhattan. Situated on nearly 34 square miles, this island of dreams is a thriving metropolis that is home to many things the global community holds dear. Most travelers make a point to visit Midtown due to its myriad of popular landmarks and attractions including: Times Square, the Broadway Theatre District, Rockefeller Center and the Empire State Building. While visiting Midtown you should also visit the United Nations Secretariat Building which is a beacon for international diplomacy. Guided tours are available where visitors can gain a greater understanding about the history and process of where the world comes together to discuss global matters of interest. While you’re in Manhattan, you also should visit the expansive 843-acre Central Park on the Upper West and Upper East sides of the island; The Financial District in Lower Manhattan (which includes Wall Street, Greenwich Village and Little Italy); Vibrant Chelsea on the East Side and historic Harlem in Upper Manhattan. And when it comes to food throughout Manhattan, the world is literally yours to choose from! Everything from Italian, to Indian, to Arabic, to French, to Chinese and virtually any cuisine imaginable can be found throughout Manhattan. If you are looking to stay close to the action in Times Square, take a look at Sheraton New York Times Square. - Opens a dialog

      The Bronx Zoo is a must-visit while you are New York.

      The Bronx

      Just north of Manhattan is the home of the New York Yankees baseball team. While noteworthy, The Bronx is a place that offers so much more, including The Bronx Zoo of the Wildlife Conservation Society which has over 6,000 animals existing in unique natural habitats. Just next door to the Bronx Zoo is the New York Botanical Garden, featuring over a million varieties of plants. After your visit to the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden, be sure to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in Little Italy.

        The Bronx

        Just north of Manhattan is the home of the New York Yankees baseball team. While noteworthy, The Bronx is a place that offers so much more, including The Bronx Zoo of the Wildlife Conservation Society which has over 6,000 animals existing in unique natural habitats. Just next door to the Bronx Zoo is the New York Botanical Garden, featuring over a million varieties of plants. After your visit to the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden, be sure to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in Little Italy.

          The Bronx Zoo is a must-visit while you are New York.

          You can reach Staten Island by either bridge or bright-orange ferry.

          Staten Island

          While Staten Island is a fairly more sedate borough of NYC, it is one that is can’t miss by any person visiting who enjoys nature. Many locals consider Staten Island “The Borough of Parks” given the abundant number of parks and green spaces which can be experienced throughout a day trip visit, particularly in historic Randall Manor. Throughout Summer, South Beach and Midland Beach are ideal for sunbathing, and you can delight yourself in the delicious gastronomic offerings in Thomkinsville which is growing in popularity with its authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.

            The Brooklyn Bridge is a sight to behold on either side.

            Brooklyn

            You may have heard that Brooklyn is Manhattan’s Bohemian cousin, and it is definitely the truth. In addition to having a lively art culture, Brooklyn has a phenomenal food scene, most of which focuses on Italian. However, Polish and Middle Eastern cuisine excels in Brooklyn, you’ll also enjoy some of its local chocolate stores. One area with an amazing culture is Little Caribbean and as you might imagine, the culinary scene here is very popular and authentic. If you are looking to stay close to the Brooklyn Bridge, take a look at New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. - Opens a dialog

              Brooklyn

              You may have heard that Brooklyn is Manhattan’s Bohemian cousin, and it is definitely the truth. In addition to having a lively art culture, Brooklyn has a phenomenal food scene, most of which focuses on Italian. However, Polish and Middle Eastern cuisine excels in Brooklyn, you’ll also enjoy some of its local chocolate stores. One area with an amazing culture is Little Caribbean and as you might imagine, the culinary scene here is very popular and authentic. If you are looking to stay close to the Brooklyn Bridge, take a look at New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. - Opens a dialog

                The Brooklyn Bridge is a sight to behold on either side.

                The Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Corona Park stands as a popular art piece from the 1964 World's Fair.

                Queens

                While Queens is the place where most visitors will arrive to embark on their NYC journeys (via JFK and LaGuardia Airports), it should be noted that it is a place where the local culture is very vibrant, along with its unique art scene. In particular, public art pieces from the 1964 World’s Fair can still be found here, including the Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Corona Park (you’ve seen this structure in a vast array of films and on TV). Art parks, museums (including MoMA PS1), and botanical gardens abound throughout Queens, as well as Rockaway Beach.

                  Once You Are Ready to Travel Again, Costco Travel Can Help

                  We invite you to take some time to browse around and dream of your next New York vacation, - Opens a dialog whether you’re booking for next month or toward the end of next year.

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                      With over 20 million people living in its metropolitan area, New York City - Opens a dialog has the largest city population in the United States, and it is the preeminent definition of the phrase “Melting Pot.” Every one of New York City’s 5 boroughs is distinctive and retains a local culture that is unmatched by any other city in the US. From the Island of Manhattan to The Bronx, to Brooklyn and Queens, you can be certain that a visit to NYC will be fun, educational, and enlightening.

                        Times Square is an amazing experience made even better with friends.

                        Manhattan

                        The hub for all of NYC’s popularity is Manhattan. Situated on nearly 34 square miles, this island of dreams is a thriving metropolis that is home to many things the global community holds dear. Most travelers make a point to visit Midtown due to its myriad of popular landmarks and attractions including: Times Square, the Broadway Theatre District, Rockefeller Center and the Empire State Building. While visiting Midtown you should also visit the United Nations Secretariat Building which is a beacon for international diplomacy. Guided tours are available where visitors can gain a greater understanding about the history and process of where the world comes together to discuss global matters of interest. While you’re in Manhattan, you also should visit the expansive 843-acre Central Park on the Upper West and Upper East sides of the island; The Financial District in Lower Manhattan (which includes Wall Street, Greenwich Village and Little Italy); Vibrant Chelsea on the East Side and historic Harlem in Upper Manhattan. And when it comes to food throughout Manhattan, the world is literally yours to choose from! Everything from Italian, to Indian, to Arabic, to French, to Chinese and virtually any cuisine imaginable can be found throughout Manhattan. If you are looking to stay close to the action in Times Square, take a look at Sheraton New York Times Square. - Opens a dialog

                          The Bronx Zoo is a must-visit while you are New York.

                          The Bronx

                          Just north of Manhattan is the home of the New York Yankees baseball team. While noteworthy, The Bronx is a place that offers so much more, including The Bronx Zoo of the Wildlife Conservation Society which has over 6,000 animals existing in unique natural habitats. Just next door to the Bronx Zoo is the New York Botanical Garden, featuring over a million varieties of plants. After your visit to the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden, be sure to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in Little Italy.

                            The Bronx

                            Just north of Manhattan is the home of the New York Yankees baseball team. While noteworthy, The Bronx is a place that offers so much more, including The Bronx Zoo of the Wildlife Conservation Society which has over 6,000 animals existing in unique natural habitats. Just next door to the Bronx Zoo is the New York Botanical Garden, featuring over a million varieties of plants. After your visit to the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden, be sure to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in Little Italy.

                              The Bronx Zoo is a must-visit while you are New York.

                              You can reach Staten Island by either bridge or bright-orange ferry.

                              Staten Island

                              While Staten Island is a fairly more sedate borough of NYC, it is one that is can’t miss by any person visiting who enjoys nature. Many locals consider Staten Island “The Borough of Parks” given the abundant number of parks and green spaces which can be experienced throughout a day trip visit, particularly in historic Randall Manor. Throughout Summer, South Beach and Midland Beach are ideal for sunbathing, and you can delight yourself in the delicious gastronomic offerings in Thomkinsville which is growing in popularity with its authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.

                                The Brooklyn Bridge is a sight to behold on either side.

                                Brooklyn

                                You may have heard that Brooklyn is Manhattan’s Bohemian cousin, and it is definitely the truth. In addition to having a lively art culture, Brooklyn has a phenomenal food scene, most of which focuses on Italian. However, Polish and Middle Eastern cuisine excels in Brooklyn, you’ll also enjoy some of its local chocolate stores. One area with an amazing culture is Little Caribbean and as you might imagine, the culinary scene here is very popular and authentic. If you are looking to stay close to the Brooklyn Bridge, take a look at New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. - Opens a dialog

                                  Brooklyn

                                  You may have heard that Brooklyn is Manhattan’s Bohemian cousin, and it is definitely the truth. In addition to having a lively art culture, Brooklyn has a phenomenal food scene, most of which focuses on Italian. However, Polish and Middle Eastern cuisine excels in Brooklyn, you’ll also enjoy some of its local chocolate stores. One area with an amazing culture is Little Caribbean and as you might imagine, the culinary scene here is very popular and authentic. If you are looking to stay close to the Brooklyn Bridge, take a look at New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. - Opens a dialog

                                    The Brooklyn Bridge is a sight to behold on either side.

                                    The Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Corona Park stands as a popular art piece from the 1964 World's Fair.

                                    Queens

                                    While Queens is the place where most visitors will arrive to embark on their NYC journeys (via JFK and LaGuardia Airports), it should be noted that it is a place where the local culture is very vibrant, along with its unique art scene. In particular, public art pieces from the 1964 World’s Fair can still be found here, including the Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Corona Park (you’ve seen this structure in a vast array of films and on TV). Art parks, museums (including MoMA PS1), and botanical gardens abound throughout Queens, as well as Rockaway Beach.

                                      Once You Are Ready to Travel Again, Costco Travel Can Help

                                      We invite you to take some time to browse around and dream of your next New York vacation, - Opens a dialog whether you’re booking for next month or toward the end of next year.

                                        Sign Up for Costco.com Emails

                                        If you are interested in great deals Costco Travel has to offer, click here to sign up to receive emails. This will ensure that Travel and Costco.com values are sent directly to your inbox.


                                          Travel blogger Jason Gordon

                                          About the Author: The above piece was written by Jason Gordon, a guest travel blogger, and Costco enthusiast. Jason Gordon is compensated by Costco Travel to share his travel experiences.


                                           
                                           
                                           
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