Posts Tagged: new york tips

Is The New York Pass Worth It?

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Is the New York Pass Worth It?

New York Pass is a tourist card created by real, life-long New Yorkers to save you time and money on Sightseeing in New York City.  With NY Pass visitors get free entry to over 80 attractions and skip ticket lines at many of the busiest places.  So getting a New York Pass to see all the sites at […]

Talking New York Pizza with Scott Wiener

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New York Pizza tour

We here at Free Tours by Foot love great stories of entrepreneurs, especially when concerning New York tourism and New York Pizza.  We have been aware of a special tour for some time and we felt that we should share this story with those of you who may not have heard of this tour.   […]

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Tickets

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New York City's skyline @fotolia

Looking for a free and fun NYC experience?  Then consider obtaining Jimmy Fallon tickets. The Tonight Show returned to New York City this year for the first time in 42 years!!  This iconic late-night show is the longest-running talk show in television history, and has been hosted in past years by Johnny Carson, Jay Leno […]

Live TV Show Tapings

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Colbert report NYC street

While visiting NYC, not only do you have the opportunity to see amazing sights, you can attend live tapings of some of your favorite TV shows!  Saturday Night Live, The Colbert Report, Good Morning America and more film in New York City, and offer travelers the opportunity to be a part of their studio audience. […]

Running in Central Park

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Running tours of Central Park with Free Tours By Foot

Whether you are a casual Sunday jogger or a serious road warrior with many marathons behind you, Central Park is a runner’s paradise, although it’s also a great place for a walking tour.  If you feel the urge to stretch your legs and get a run in during your trip to NYC, head up to […]

TKTS New York | Discount Theatre Tickets

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Theatre

Many people who visit NCY (or live here) want to see Broadway shows.  Some get  “sticker shock” when they are confronted with the retial ticket prices.  All of a sudden, a night out at the theatre for two looks like it might run you $400 or more.  Never fear, there are multiple ways to get […]

Best Hostels in New York City

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 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

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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

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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 […]