New York was nicknamed “The Big Apple” back in 1920, originating from prizes and rewards at racing courses. Many people consider exploring the Big Apple as the trip of a lifetime – the city that never sleeps.
One of the most captivating cities in the world, New York City has so much more to offer than what you see on TV and in the movies. New York City is broken up into 5 boroughs or districts. These are Staten Island, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan. People gravitate to the most popular one, Manhattan. So many attractions lure the people here; famous venues such as Times Square, The Empire State Building, Central Park, The World Trade Center, Rockefeller Center, and so many more.
These are the epitome of exploring the Big Apple. Each of the districts offers unique, unforgettable experiences. In an easy 15 minute walk over several blocks in New York, it wouldn’t be uncommon to pass famous buildings, highly talented street performers, and even celebrities! Plenty of Ubers and subways will whisk you away to food places where you will see the largest variety of food in the world from all the corners of the planet.
Los Angeles might be the only city that would vie with New York when it comes to the arts. You can pick whatever entertainment you want to view, whether it will be from famous Broadway in Midtown Manhattan to any of the smallest production stages. Be prepared for a culture shock in New York City. There are over 800 different languages spoken here, the pace is absolutely hectic, and it’s way more crowded than you would believe! Exploring the Big Apple is a real big deal; a visit you will never forget.