Posts Tagged: Free Things to Do in New York

New York Layover Tours

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New York boat tour or cruise

New York City is one of the most sought after vacation destinations in the world. However, because of its location and the many major airports in the surrounding area, it is also a popular place for travelers to have a layover. Thankfully as the city that never sleeps, New York offers visitors boundless activities, regardless […]

Free Things to Do in NYC

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 There are many free things to do in NYC, including some of the best museums, services, and attractions in the world, including the Brooklyn Bridge.  This is the definitive list is for those looking to free things to do in New York City (and almost free).  Not all institutions are free every day.  Some have […]

Shakespeare in the Park 2017 – 5 Ways to Get Free Tickets

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For over 50 years, more than five million people have been mesmerized watching top-notch performances of Shakespeare plays in this beautiful outdoor amphitheater lit only with torches, transporting the audience to a time long gone when Shakespeare’s plays were the hottest ticket in town. (Of course, we’ve also got some pretty hot shows on Broadway, […]

Water towers in New York

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Water towers in New York are everywhere. Just look up and you’ll notice on top of New York’s buildings round, wooden structures that look like ancient relics from the past that were accidentally left there. The water towers in New York might look old and yes, they are, but they encompass the past, present, and […]

10 Most Iconic New York Buildings

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New york empire state building view

This post is a self-guided tour of NYC’s 10 most popular skyscrapers.  Come and take a walk with us as we explore 10 famous New York City skyscrapers, old and modern, tall and taller. We’ll start in Lower Manhattan and proceed up north towards Midtown.  Here is a link to the map if you would like […]

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Discount

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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Many people who are heading to NYC for the holiday season are probably thinking about attending the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.  This amazing spectacle is a longstanding New York tradition, with plenty of lavish scenery and appearances by the high-kicking Rockettes. This post will give you a ‘leg up’ on the details about seeing the […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Route (2017)

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This post explains the essentials of attending the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, whether you need tickets, where to stand, when to go and what to expect. This year on November 23, 2017, Macy’s Department Store will host their 90th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. The first parade was in 1924 so they’ve been blowing up balloons and […]

Visit Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn

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New York Greenwood Cemetery Brooklyn

Green-wood Cemetery, located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, opened in 1838 and is one of only four U.S. cemeteries to be granted National Historic Landmark status. That alone should tell you that it is a special place, worthy of a visit or two or more.  So what is so special that one would happily visit this cemetery for […]