Monumental landscapes, eclectic culture, five-star dining, and the best shopping districts across the globe: New York City is the dream vacation spot. Just last year, the Big Apple played host to over 50 million out-of-towners, becoming the most visited city in the U.S. For anyone planning a trip to the Big Apple, the city can be a ridiculously overwhelming experience. Luckily there are a number of mobile apps available to put you in an empire state of mind. From public transportation aids to city guides, take a look at the following 12 apps.