Why did colonist want to live in New York as a colonial colony?

The major attraction to New York was the natural harbor and the access to the Hudson River. Plus, the farm land was good in the area, so the combination of the two made NY a good place to have a colony.
The major attraction to New York was the natural harbor and the access to the Hudson River. Plus, the farm land was good in the area, so the combination of the two made NY a good place to have a colony.