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Flashcards in New York and New Jersey Deck (32):
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america's most populous city

new york

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state capital of new york state

albany

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best known for its beach cities and famous for gambling

atlantic city

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world's most famous statue

statue of liberty

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can be accessed by a ferry from battery park

ellis island

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higher levels afford the best views of manhattan

empire state building

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new york's most graceful structures and important world forum

united nations

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city of tomorrow, famous for skating rink

rockefeller center

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one of america's largest theaters

radio city music hall

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renovated riverside restau and shopping area

south street seaport

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what greenwich village used to look like

soho

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superb during the day, not advisable at night

central park

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where the twin towers were destroyed by terrorists, often visited memorial site

ground zero

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aka american rhine, pictureque route just north of ny

hudson river alley

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captures the world of washington irving's legend of sleepy hollow

tarry-town

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us military academy

west point

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known for its vanderbilt mansion and home of franklin roosevelt

hyde park

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eastward from ny and paralleling the south new england coast, features excellent beaches etc

long island

19

known for its old time entertainment

catskill mountain area

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artists' community, was a site of the legendary 60's rock music festival

woodstock

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huge stark complex of govt buildings

albany

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six million acres of camp sites, chasms, fishing, hiking trails

adirondack mountains

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ski resort area that hosted the winter olympics

lake placid

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many pleasing vistas, homes and mansions

thousand islands

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delights photographers with its waterfalls, scenic vistas, 600 miles shorelines

finger lakes

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glass and factory museum

corning

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gorge and auto racing

watkins glen

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beautiful falls

niagara falls

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best known town along the shore, half a dozen amusment areas

wildwood

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well known place where many rock performers became famous

asbury park

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collection of well preserved victorian buildings and houses

cape may

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with impressive aquarium

camden