The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's black Cadillac Escalade pulled up in front of the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan to a throng of media and shrieking admirers, who were kept behind police barricades across Madison Avenue.
William and Kate, who are expecting their second child in April, smiled at the well-wishers. The Carlyle Hotel was a favorite of William's mother, the late Princess Diana, during her frequent visits to Manhattan in the 1990s.
William and Kate have a full schedule in New York, including a visit to the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum on Tuesday and a basketball game between the
William is scheduled to meet with President Obama at the White House on Monday while visiting Washington to attend a World Bank conference. At that meeting, he is expected to speak about combating illegal trade in wildlife parks. Kate is scheduled to tour a New York child development center with the city's first lady, Chirlane McCray.