Although world famous, Harlem may be New York’s best kept secret with some of the city’s most interesting architecture, food, music and people. Harlem’s history is also one of the city’s most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array of places of worship, theaters, homes and eating establishments.
The 3-hour walking and subway tour covers the Financial District including Wall Street and the World Trade Center, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown. These are neighborhoods that simply can’t be fully appreciated from a bus. There will be one or two opportunities to sample tasty treats.
You’ve seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it’s time to visit some of Manhattan’s oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Free Tours by Foot is proud to take you on a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
This post has the information you need to how to get a taxi in New York City – known locally as “hailing a cab”. The words “taxi” and “cab” are interchangeable. We compare taking a taxi to taking either the subway or an Uber. Read our master post on how to get around NYC for more options.
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 our guides to January and March as well as our definitive Things to Do in NYC guide.
This post is about Battery Park, how to get there, and things to see and do once you are there. Most people quickly pass through on their way to the Statue of Liberty departure point, but the Battery itself is worth some of your time. You can find incredible vistas of the harbor and the Statue of Liberty. There are many monuments honoring soldiers, explorers, inventors, and immigrants. It has old leafy trees, benches where you can relax and lots of squirrels. (Keep that camera ready!)
This post is about the Dakota Apartments, where John Lennon lived in NYC and where he was killed. Looming over the 72nd Street intersection on Central Park West is the iconic Dakota building. This building, which was built from 1880-84, has become known as one of the most prestigious residences in New York City. The German Renaissance-style building was commissioned by Edward Singer, the head of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. We visit the Dakota Apartments and Strawberry Fields on our pay-what-you-like Central Park Walking tours as well as our anytime GPS-enabled audio tour.
Ein Spaziergang über die Brooklyn Bridge ist ein Muss bei einem New York Besuch und das tolle ist, er ist kostenlos. Dieser Blogpost bietet Ihnen Ideen für einen Spaziergang über die Brooklyn Bridge; wie man hinkommt, wo man anfängt, was es sonst noch so zu sehen gibt und ein paar Fun Facts. Wenn Sie mehr über die Brücke selbst und alles Wissenswerte über einen Spaziergang lernen wollen, können Sie unseren Beitrag über eine selbstgeführte Tour lesen. Sie finden dort auch eine Liste mit geführten Touren (einschließlich unsere).
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 to check out our extensive list of Things to Do in NYC or our guides for other months for even more ideas.
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 our 6-hour All-In-One Downtown Tour.