Posts Tagged: Free Things to Do in New York

Free New York Boat Tours

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This post is a summary of the various free, and almost free, options for you to get out on the waters of NYC. If you are considering taking New York boat tours, but are hesitant about the cost of a harbor cruise, then this post is for you. Though none of these options are “official” […]

How to Get Tickets for The View

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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 […]

How to Visit the Chrysler Building

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Chrysler Building Tour

This post is a visitor’s guide to the Chrysler Building.  We cover its history, how to get to it, and what there is to see.  While it’s technically not possible to go up the Chrysler Building, as a tourist anyway, we have a secret tip on how to get a view of New York City […]

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 Battery Park

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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 […]

The Dakota Apartments

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New York Dakota Apartments

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 […]

Things to Do in November in New York

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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 […]