New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractionsâ€”and enough personalityâ€”to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
This regatta (the largest of its kind in the US) commemorates the death of exiled poet Qu Yuan, who is said to have committed suicide by drowning himself in a river. The Dragon Boat Festival celebrates a centuries-old Chinese tradition with a day of races in narrow boats shaped like dragons, excellent food and performances.