Located on a large natural harbor on the Atlantic coast of the Northeastern United States, New York City consists of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
New York is a center for the television, advertising, music, newspaper, and book publishing industries and is also the largest media market in North America
Deemed the cultural capital of the world, New York exerts a significant impact upon global commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. Home of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international affairs.
Today, New York City is the second largest center for the film industry in the United States. The city has more than 2,000 arts and cultural organizations and more than 500 art galleries of all sizes.
Popular Sports teams include;
Baseball – New York Mets, New York Yankees
Basketball – New York Knicks, New York Liberty
Football – New York Jets, New York Giants
Hockey New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders
Niagara Falls is about 400 miles (700 kilometers) from the city of New York. It takes approximately 7-8 hours to drive by car. The nearest airport is Buffalo-Niagara International Airport (NY), approximately 25 miles (42 km) away.
Don’t forget your passports! When traveling across the Canada – Us border you must show proof of citizenship.
Drive – rent a car or drive your own.
Train – Amtrak
Bus – Greyhound
Air – Buffalo Niagara International Airport or Toronto Pearson International Airport
There are several companies that offer day tours from New York City to Niagara Falls and vice versa. Tours usually include a one or two day package. Most tour companies provide a pick up and drop off from your hotel.