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How to Visit NYC’s Abandoned City Hall Subway Station

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Abandoned City Hall Subway Station

When you think of New York City’s subway stations, words like “elegant” or “breathtaking” probably don’t come to mind. But a trip to the abandoned City Hall Subway Station in Lower Manhattan will surely change your mind.  This post gives you the steps to get a free view this hidden treasure from the inside of a subway car.   A […]

Which NYC Subway App is Best?

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NYC Subway Guide

This post lists the best apps to navigate public transportation in New York City. Most are free and it’s quite amazing how good they are.  These apps (for both iOS and Android) are among the best and can save you lots of time and confusion, leaving you more time to enjoy the city’s sights and […]

Which Are the Best Bike Tours in NYC

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Central Park Bike Tours

Does our Central Park Bike Tours not fit into your schedule?  Well, here are some alternative bike tours in New York City. Many of the tours listed below are of Central Park and the Brooklyn Bridge/Lower Manhattan. Tours usually include a bike, a helmet, a map and a basket. Some of the companies offer additional […]

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 […]

Which New York City Subway MetroCard to Buy?

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New York Metro Card

This post will help you determine which NYC subway MetroCard, “Unlimited” or “Pay-Per-Ride” is best for you and how to purchase it. We also include information about reduced fares and rules about children riding for free.  A good way to have fun AND get an in-person lesson about the subway is to take our Manhattan in […]

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 […]