Of course, there's New York City, the top destination for international visitors to the United States, but there's more to New York than you might think. With about 55,000 square miles, New York extends all the way from the Canadian border to the Atlantic Ocean. New York is the third largest producer of wine in the United States. New York has more downhill ski
areas than any other state. There are over 230 state and national parks
, with our Adirondack Park as the largest protected nature area in the continental US. The beautiful landscape makes New York a great place for hiking
, as well as for golfing
You'll also find natural wonders
like the Niagara Falls
, world-class art museums, shopping
of all types, lots of history
and great regional foods
. See scenic vistas as leaves change color during the autumn months. Go on a tour of breweries. Relax at a spa
These are just some of the reasons why people all over the world love New York. They're why, more and more, international visitors are combining a visit to New York City with trips to other parts of the state.
To learn more about each of our travel regions, visit our Places and Maps section.
Our foreign-language visitors sites:Bienvenue dans l'état de New YorkWillkommen im State New YorkWelcome to New York State (UK)