Things to Do in June in NYC

How is the Weather in New York in June?

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This post summarizes the weather in New York City in June, including tips on what to wear and things to do.comfortable.  

 

 


AVERAGE TEMPERATURES

Early in June, afternoon high temperatures are very nice, averaging mostly in the low to mid-70s f (22-24C).  

Early morning lows will fall to the mid to upper 50s f (13-15C) while a couple of colder morning can see lows down into the upper 40s f to near 50f (9-10C). Read more »

Shakespeare in the Park Tickets

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This post is about the 5 ways you can get a FREE ticket to see a Shakespeare play in Central Park, including practical information like directions to the theater and how to prepare for this most memorable evening! 

 

 


OVERVIEW 

Shakespeare in The Park

For over 50 years, every summer, on several nights a week, Shakespeare plays are performed for the public for free at the charming Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

The 2019 season features Much Ado About Nothing (May 21-June 23), followed by Coriolanus (July 16-August 11). Click on the links to see the performance dates. 

Tickets are given out by a lottery system for THAT NIGHT’s performance, so it’s best to be flexible if you want to see a performance.  Read more »

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Night Tours in New York City

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This post lists and compares many New York City night tours available to you, including our pay-what-you-wish walking tours, but also bus, boat, and helicopter tours.  

 

If you are thinking about getting a tourist pass in order to save money on tours and attractions, keep in mind that the passes also include night bus, boat, and helicopter tours.

Check out our blog posts comparing the different New York City tourist passes for more information.  Read more »

Yankee Stadium Tours

Yankee Stadium Tours and Tickets

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This post will provide all of the information you need to visit and take a tour of Yankee Stadium including directions, best times to visit, and tips on game tickets.

 

 


TOURS OF YANKEE STADIUM

There are three different types of tours that you can take at Yankee Stadium. Each tour provides a different service and focus.

Depending on the availability of certain areas in the ballpark, your tour guide may choose to take a different route from one day to the next. Read more »

Tickets to the MOMA

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Tickets

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This post will provide information about planning a trip to the Museum of Modern Art, including tickets, free Fridays and other discounts, the best times to visit, and tours.

 

 


INTRODUCTION

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was the first institution anywhere in the United States to devote itself exclusively to modern art.

In 1928, a group of wealthy philanthropists, educators and museum curators, including Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (wife of John D. Rockefeller), collaborated to realize their shared vision of bringing Europe’s finest modern art to American audiences. Read more »

New York Sim card

SIM Cards for New York City and the USA

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This post lists some of the best SIM cards and plans that are suitable for travelers to New York City and the US who bring their own phone.

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T-MOBILE TOURIST PLAN

If you are coming to the U.S. for up to 3 weeks, this is a SIM card with great features for a good price.

Features:

  • Valid for 21 days
  • Unlimited data, with up to 2GB at 4G LTE speed
  • Unlimited domestic and international texting to 140+ countries & destinations
  • 1,000 minutes of domestic talk within the U.S.
  • your phone must be unlocked

Price: $30

How to purchase: 

To buy this online in advance, you must have a U.S. address which isn’t the case for most tourists. So you will likely have to wait until you arrive in the U.S. to buy the card.

Fortunately, there are many T-Mobile stores everywhere. Find a location by visiting their website.

 

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Where to Buy Statue of Liberty Tickets

Statue of Liberty Tickets | 7 Options To Buy

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This post provides seven ways to get tickets to the Statue of Liberty, including pedestal and crown tickets as well as where to get discounts.

 

 


INTRODUCTION

There are three types of tickets available for the Statue of Liberty. Each ticket provides a different level of access to the landmark.

  • General Admission – Includes cruise to Liberty Island & Ellis Island
  • Pedestal Ticket – Includes cruise and entry to statue pedestal
  • Crown Ticket – Includes cruise and entry to both pedestal & crown

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