Help Planning Your NYC Vacation

Need help planning your NYC vacation? Planning a vacation can be overwhelming—especially with hundreds of…

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NYC Discount Tickets and Passes

Our list of NYC discount tickets and passes from a verity of providers. Group several attractions together and get a great deal!

NYC Explorer Pass

New York City Explorer Pass: NYC AttractionsWith the New York Explorer Pass you can save up to 45% off regular admission rates to over 50 top New York City attractions. Choose 3, 5, 7, or 10 attractions from 54 options! Your pass is valid for 30 days and you can even skip the ticket line at many top sights. Receive a free full-color guidebook in English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. Get your pass now with instant mobile delivery or print and go!

Book your NYC Explorer Pass Now: Choose up to 10 NYC attractions and save 45% on tickets!

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Chelsea Piers Sports Center

Chelsea Piers Sports Center & Entertainment Complex

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Year-Round Sports Village
Anyone with a few hours to spare can enjoy healthy, fun-filled recreation at Chelsea Pier’s six separate athletic facilities. The Chelsea Piers Sports Center is made up of the Field House, Sky Rink, Health Club, Golf Club, and bowling alley. Membership is not required for most of the facilities.

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Central Park

Central Park

History:

Central Park was the first landscaped public park in the United States. In 1853 the state legislature authorized the City of New York to use the power of eminent domain to acquire more than 700 acres of land in the center of Manhattan.

An irregular terrain of swamps and bluffs, punctuated by rocky outcroppings, made the land between Fifth and Eighth Avenues and 59th and 106th Streets undesirable for private development. The extension of the boundaries to 110th Street in 1863 brought the park to its current 843 acres.

In 1857, the Central Park Commission held the country’s first landscape design contest and selected the “Greensward Plan,” submitted by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. The designers sought to create a pastoral landscape in the English romantic tradition. Open rolling meadows contrasted with the picturesque effects of the Ramble and the more formal dress grounds of the Mall (Promenade) and Bethesda Terrace.

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NYC Nighttime City Lights Double Decker Bus Tour

Marvel at the bright lights of the big city on Skyline Sightseeing’s City Lights Tour. Travel through the magnificent island of Manhattan and be engulfed by its sparkling brilliance. Experience the dazzling sights and sounds of Times Square, the Empire State Building dressed in vibrant colors and Radio City Music Hall’s legendary marquee. Famous sights along this electrifying tour include:

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NYC Airport Shuttle

Go Airlink ShuttleLooking for a convenient, fast, affordable way to get to and from NYC airports? NYC Airport Shuttle service gets you to JFK, LaGuardia and Newark—and back—with total ease. Most share ride shuttle vans hold up to 11 passengers and provide maximum comfort and door-to-door service.

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The Charging Bull Statue

The Charging Bull Statue is a symbol of financial optimism, the 7,000 pound bronze sculpture by Arturo Di. Modica stands at the north end of Bowling Green Park in downtown Manhattan’s financial district.  Bulls and bears have long been metaphors for the volatility of Wall Street with bulls signifying a surging market and bears a declining market.  The origins of these expressions are unknown, but the most common explanation is that the terms were derived from the way each animal attacks.  When a bull attacks, it thrust its horns upward whereas when a bear attacks, it barrels and swipes downward. 

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Brooklyn Night Bazaar

The Brooklyn Night BazaarBrooklyn Night Bazaar is a night market that brings together independent vendors, musicians, chefs, and artists. The bazaar is all ages but those 17 and under need adult supervision to enter. Entry is always free.

IF YOU WANT TO SKIP THE LINE, YOU CAN PURCHASE A SUPERPASS or TASTEPASS.

Offering up shopping, food, fun (ping pong, blacklight mini-golf) and music, with free admission for those willing to wait in the long line to get in that stretches down Banker St. (The line moves pretty fast, though.) The space is pretty nice and its never too hard to maneuver around with most of the food and the stage at the far end of the large space. This is a great place to spend a fun Friday or Saturday night.

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Luxury NYC Seaport Cruise

Luxury NYC Seaport CruiseCruising can’t get more enjoyable! Take a harbor cruise around Manhattan on a luxurious one-of-a-kind yacht, that provides three magnificent climate-controlled decks, to view the grandeur of the NYC skyline. This one-hour cruise is surrounded by spectacular views outside and elegant amenities inside, you will cruise past many of New York’s most legendary landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building and the Brooklyn Bridge. From start to finish, ZEPHYR provides a unique fun-filled experience.

Zephyr Luxury Amenities

  • Multiple Climate Controlled Interiors
  • Indoor and Outdoor Decks Including Full Sun Deck
  • Comfortable Plush Seating
  • Two Snack and Beverage Bars

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Best Gardens in New York City

Best Gardens in New York City

Our team has compiled a list of the best gardens in New York City. We highly recommend you check them out if your visiting NYC during the spring, summer, or early fall.

Central Park – Conservatory Garden

best gardens in New York City

Located on the North-east side of central park this section of Central park is one of the most beautiful. The Conservatory Garden is divided into three smaller gardens, each with a distinct style: Italian, French and English. The Garden’s main entrance is through the Vanderbilt Gate, on Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets. This magnificent iron gate, made in Paris in 1894, originally stood before the Vanderbilt mansion at Fifth Avenue and 58th Street.

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