Posts Tagged: new york tips

Friends Apartment Building in New York

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

The Friends Apartment NYC

This post will explain how you can find the apartment building used in the hit TV show “Friends”. Tourists from all over the world trek into Greenwich Village in search of the “Friends” Apartment Building at the corner of Grove and Bedford Streets. This is a regular stop on the Free Tours by Foot’s Greenwich […]

JFK Airport to Manhattan

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

How to Get from Newark Airport to Manhattan

John F. Kennedy Airport is the largest and busiest of all NYC-area airports.  Located in Queens, about 15 miles from Manhattan, this airport has over seventy airlines operation out of it.  It handles most international flight into the NYC area, so if you are traveling from overseas, this will likely be your destination!  You have […]

New York City Hall Tours

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

New York City Hall banner

New York’s City Hall, located in Lower Manhattan, is the country’s oldest city hall that is still used for its original purpose. While most of the city government offices are now housed in the big, magnificent Municipal Building, the Office of the Mayor and the City Council Chambers are still located in the City Hall […]

Best Hostels in New York City

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

 Hotel room prices can take a big bite out of your budget for your trip to the Big Apple – but we at Free Tours by Foot want to let you in on tips that will make your stay in New York City both affordable and comfortable.  More and more, travelers are looking for alternatives to […]

National Museum of the American Indian New York

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

New York City Skyline

The National Museum of the American Indian was a private collection of Native American artifacts — actually the collection was the largest in the world with more than 800,000 artifacts — before it was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1989.  The museum has two branches, in Washington, DC, and New York, NY, and a collections […]

Guide to Tipping in New York City

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

Tipping in New York

One of the things that is most confusing to many visitors when going on holiday to New York City is the practice of tipping (gratuities); who to tip?, how much to tip?, etc.  Especially for visitors from outside the United States, the American practice of tipping can seem strange and frankly unnecessary.  We sympathize with […]

How to Tour the Federal Reserve in NYC

Posted by & filed under A Blog on Visiting New York City.

Gold Federal reserve Tour

This post explains how to take a tour of the Federal Reserve Building in New York.  If someone told you that you could visit subterranean vaults filled with gold that are buried underneath New York City would you want to go? Probably. Good news: You can! The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, located on […]