National parks in New York

In New York there are many national parks you can go and visit. In 2011 the 24 parks got 16 349 381 visitors, so they are kind of popular.

Here comes a list of the 24 national parks you can visit in New York:

  • Statue of Liberty National Monument, includes Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty
  • African Burial Ground National Monument, the only National Monument dedicated to Americans of African ancestry
  • General Grant National Memorial, the final resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant
  • Hamilton Grange National Memorial, the home of Alexander Hamilton
  • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, the birthplace and childhood home of President Theodore Roosevelt, the only US President born in NYC
  • Gateway National Recreation Area, over 26 000 acres of water, marshes and the shoreline at the entrance to New York Harbor
  • Fire Island National Seashore, a seashore that protects a 26-mile section of Fire Island
  • Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
  • Saratoga National Historical Park, preserves the site of the Battles of Saratoga
  • Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
  • North Country National Scenic Trail, stretches apporoximately 4600 miles from Crown Point to Lake Sakakawea State Park
  • Castle Clinton National Monument, a circular sandstone fort in Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan Island
  • Women’s Rights National Historical Park, covers a total of 6.83 acres of land in Seneca Falls
  • Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, a workplace for Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, birthplace, lifelong home and burial place of the 32nd Prasident of the US, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Saint Paul’s Church National Historic Site, is a Historic Site located in Mount Vernon
  • Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, one of America’s premier xamples of the country palaces built by wealthy industrialists
  • Federal Hall National Memorial, first capitol building of the USA
  • Thomas Cole House, the home and the studio of painter Thomas Cole
  • Fort Stanwix, a colonial fort whose construction commenced under  the direction o British General John Stanwix
  • Lindenwald, preservs the estate and thirty-six room mansion of Martin Van Buren
  • Kate Mullany House, the home of Kate Mullany
  • Governors Island, a 172-acre (70 ha) island in Upper New ork Bay
  • Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the home of the 26th President if the United States, Theodore Roosevelt
The statue of liberty
The statue of liberty

These parks is very popular and if you ever visit New York you should visit some of these parks.

Remember to put names on your travel-bags

Many people like to travel around in the world, and in the most cases you have one or several bags with you. One problem with travelling people is that they don’t remember to mark their bags with their name, phone number etc. Are you one of those? I recommend that you put your name and phone number on your bags, because it’s very easy to see your own bag when you is standing and searching for your bag at the airport or at a buss-station, if it’s marked. Continue reading Remember to put names on your travel-bags

The neighborhood

Just steps away from 455 Central Park West is New York City’s jewel, Central Park.

In the 1850s, New Yorkers who had admired the public grounds of London and Paris in their travels urged that New York should have a similar feature. In response, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux designed Central Park as a pastoral landscape in the English romantic tradition. Continue reading The neighborhood


Inside stately iron gates, a grand entrance hints at the surpassing opulence within. A fountain flows at the center of a circular drive. A formal courtyard shelters an enchanting garden.

The Landmark Club and spa with fitness center and swimming pool provides all you need to look and feel your best. As for everyday necessities, a business center, children’s room, individual storage, and an on-site parking garage with valet are all here to help make life at 455 Central Park West a walk in the park.

New York Pictures – The beautiful city

New York, the big apple, from all angles. Check the New York Pictures in this album.