Posts Tagged: new york tips

Which NYC Observation Deck is Best?

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New York Empire State building 30 Rock

This post compares the observation decks at the Empire State Building, Top of the Rock and One World Trade Center (the Freedom Tower) to help you choose which one is best for you. We also demonstrate how you can get discounts to all 3, so you don’t have to pay full price. Which Deck is […]

Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge

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New York Brooklyn Bridge

The aim of this post is to help you plan for walking across the Brooklyn Bridge – how to get to it, where to start, when to go, what else there is to do around the bridge. Be sure to consider our daily guided tour and our GPS-enabled audio tour of the Brooklyn Bridge.    Where […]

15 Ways to Find Cheap Accommodation in New York City

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Best Hostels in New York

This post lists 15 ideas for finding cheap hotels and other accommodations for your trip to NYC. You might think that finding cheap hotels in New York City can be nearly impossible. However, believe it or not, it’s possible to find great New York budget accommodation in a comfortable, clean room in a prime location.   […]

Navigating the NYC Subway (Beginner’s Guide)

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NYC Subway Guide

This is a how-to post for using the NYC subway system. Navigating the New York Subway system can be very daunting. We’ve put together these helpful hints to help make the whole process easier. You could also watch the video below with the same information.   Our 8 Top Tips NYC Subway Tutorial Tours Hop-On-Hop-Off […]

Free New York Boat Tours

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New York Free Boat tour banner

This post is a summary of the various free, and almost free, options for you to get out on the waters of NYC. Though none of these options are “official” boat tours, each offers guests incredible views of the New York skyline, Statue of Liberty, Governors Island, and more.   Staten Island Ferry East River Ferry IKEA Shuttle […]

New York City Hall Tours

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This post is about taking a tour of New York’s City Hall and includes information about tickets, directions, what you will see there, and nearby attractions. Introduction How to Get Here  Guided Tours Things to Do in the Area Free Things to do in NYC Other Attractions in NYC      

Gospel Music in New York City

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Gospel Music in Harlem

This post describes how you could hear gospel music in New York, whether in Harlem, in Brooklyn or anywhere else. If after reading this, it seems too daunting, you might consider an organized gospel tour.   Tips and Etiquette Calendar of Gospel Services Our Top 2 Picks Other Venues Paid Tours Things to Do in NYC […]

How to Visit the Chrysler Building

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Chrysler Building Tour

This post is a visitor’s guide to the Chrysler Building.  We cover its history, how to get to it, and what there is to see.  While it’s technically not possible to go up the Chrysler Building, as a tourist anyway, we have a secret tip on how to get a view of New York City […]

TAXI! – A Guide to Hailing a Cab in NYC

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New York Taxi

This post has the information you need to how to get a taxi in New York City – known locally as “hailing a cab”. The words “taxi” and “cab” are interchangeable.  We compare taking a taxi to taking either the subway or an Uber.  Read our master post on how to get around NYC for […]

New York Food | Cheap Eats Guide

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New York City is a world capital of cuisine and your trip to the Big Apple would not be complete without trying some of the city’s fantastic food.  Just like you, our New York guides love great food at great prices and know where to find unforgettable New York food that won’t take a bite out of your wallet. […]