How to Get Broadway Rush Tickets

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This post covers Rush tickets for Broadway shows in NYC. We define what they are, which shows offer them and offer tips on improving your chances to secure them.




If you don’t mind standing in line at the box office on the day of the show, RUSH tickets are a great way to score inexpensive tickets. RUSH tickets cost anywhere from $25-40 depending on the show. Read more »

NYC GPS-aktivierte Audio Touren

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Wir sind stolz Euch unsere neueste und erschwinglichliche Sightseeingoption vorzustellen – NYC AUDIO TOUREN. Ihr schafft es nicht persönlich, an einer unserer Stadtführungen vor Ort teilzunehmen? Kein Problem.

Wir haben die Touren von einigen unserer besten Stadtführer aufgenommen und sie auf einer GPS-aktivierten App zur Verfügung gestellt. Mit unserem Partner Atlantis Audio Tours könnt ihr somit auf praktischste Weise unsere Stadtführungen von überall aus miterleben.

Jede Audio-Stadtführung in der App bietet zudem eine Offline-Option, die es ermöglicht die Audio-Tour und Karte auch ohne GPS-Funktion zu nutzen.

So funktioniert es:

  1. Lade unsere kostenlose NYC Stadtführungs-App herunter. (iTunes) (Android)
  2. Lade die Audio-Tour(en) deiner Wahl herunter.
  3. Es kann losgehen. Viel Spass!

Auch wenn Ihr keine Audio-Touren in der App herunterladet, habt Ihr trotzdem Zugang zu hilfreichen Infos zum Thema Sightseeing, Essen, Trinken und mehr im Big Apple.

Hier ist ein Hörbeispiel unserer Brooklyn Bridge Audio-Tour (auf Deutsch).

Verfügbare Touren (auf Deutsch):

  • Die Brooklyn Bridge
  • Lower Manhattan (Wall Street, World Trade Center)

Verfügbare Touren (auf Englisch):

  • Central Park
  • Lower Manhattan
  • 9/11 Memorial und World Trade Center
  • Greenwich Village
  • Food Tour im Greenwich Village
  • SoHo
  • Die Brooklyn Bridge 
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Die The High Line
  • Midtown Manhattan
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Harlem


How to Get Discounted Lion King Tickets

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This post is about how to get tickets to the Lion King on Broadway, including discounted tickets. When you are a king of Broadway, you don’t have to offer many discounted tickets to fill seats, but there are still deals to be had.




The Lion King, adapted from the 1994 smash Disney film, has been seen by over 80 million people and has brought in more than $8 Billion in ticket sales worldwide. Read more »

What to Do in April in NYC

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This post is about events and things to do in NYC in April, updated for 2019, including a top 10 list as well as sections on free, family-friendly and nighttime things to do. For more ideas, check our definitive things to do in NYC guide. 



TIP:  If you are looking to save money on attractions, think about getting a tourist pass. For some help deciding, read our post “Which is the best tourist pass?


This section will feature our top 10 activities to enjoy in New York City throughout April. Whenever possible, we will make note of attractions and events that are free, family-friendly or great after dark.

For tips on the most popular activities in NYC, check out our schedule of pay-what-you-like walking tours, our bus tours, and boat cruise pages. 

Several of the items below are already included for free with the purchase of a tourist discount pass

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Visit the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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This post is about the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, why you should visit, how to get here and when to come. It’s one of the top things to do in Brooklyn and it’s free.




The Brooklyn Heights Promenade is a pedestrian walkway located in the northeast section of Brooklyn along the East River. It offers the visitor one of the very best views of Lower Manhattan and its surroundings. Read more »

How to Visit the Hudson Yards Observation Deck

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The Hudson Yards Observation Deck will be the newest spot in New York City to get a view of the city from above. Check here for updates and a grand opening date (expected 2019).




The Hudson Yards is a real estate development complex that includes retail shops, residential apartment buildings, public green space, and commercial space. The space is built over working railways and includes multiple skyscrapers towering over the west side of Manhattan. Read more »

Brooklyn Heights Walking Tours

Brooklyn Heights Tours

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This page covers the many tours of Brooklyn Heights that you can take with us, Free Tours by Foot, including a guided tour and our GPS-enabled, self-guided audio tour.




Known as America’s first suburb, Brooklyn Heights is truly a gem. Travel and Leisure named it one of America’s top 10 most beautiful neighborhoods, and its beauty is rivaled only by its place in American history. Read more »