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Things to Do in April in New Orleans

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New Orleans in April

This post covers New Orleans in April, including a top 10 list of things to do, free activities, things to do at night as well as with kids and is updated for 2018.  April means warmer weather and lots of free outdoor music. If you are coming at the start or end of the month, […]

How to Get Tickets for The View

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The View Banner

This post will show you how to get free tickets for The View, including standby tickets, where and when you need to go on the day of the taping, and general rules for studio entry to help you plan your attendance.  Be sure to check out our how-to guide about attending other NYC TV show […]

What to do in February in New York City

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This post lists the top ten February activities as well as family-friendly events, things to do at night, and lots of free activities, updated for 2018. It’s the low tourist season, which means you won’t encounter too many lines to get into the popular attractions.  If you are coming early or late in the month, check out […]

Things to Do in December in New York

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Christmas in New York City

This post lists the many things to do in December in New York City, including a top-10 as well family-friendly events, things to do at night, and of course, free activities. December is big on holidays including Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, so you may also find our guide visiting New York during the holidays to be helpful.  Be sure […]

One Day in New York City

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This post is a compilation of ideas on how to spend one day in New York City, including an itinerary for those new to the Big Apple and more granular sections on how to enjoy a day in just one or two neighborhoods.  We also include a section on taking day-long guided sightseeing tours, including […]

Things to Do in November in New York

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November Main image

This post lists the many things to do in November in New York City. We’ve included family-friendly options, things to do at night, and of course, free activities since we appreciate traveling on a budget.  November is a month when, if dressed appropriately, you should be comfortable walking around the city.   The video below covers weather […]

Things to Do in October in NYC {2017}

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New York October

This post lists great things to do in October NYC, including free activities, kids’ events, fun things to do at night and more. October is a fantastic time to be in New York City. It is an off-peak tourist month so you will enjoy shorter lines at attractions. The weather is moderate, with brisk sunny days and […]

Best Things to Do in New York City

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Things to do New York City

This post has information on the best things to do in New York City. Below you can find links to information on the city’s top attractions, museums, points of interest, kid-friendly activities, food, self-guided tours of over 20 neighborhoods, and suggestions for things to do at night.  Each link leads to a much more comprehensive […]