Times Square and Theater District

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This is the one attraction in New York City you will not want to miss! Huge neon billboards, unique street performers, and Broadway theaters draw over 37 million tourists to Times Square every year, while 500,000 people come to Times Square on New Year’s Eve alone.

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Staten Island Ferry

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The Staten Island Ferry began service in 1905, and currently carries over 19 million passengers annually on a 5.2-mile run between the St. George Terminal in Staten Island and the Whitehall Terminal in lower Manhattan.

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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!

CityPass

New York CityPASSCityPass is a simple way to vacation in North America’s most popular city destinations. Available in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Hollywood, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto. CityPass is a ticket booklet containing an actual admission ticket to the top attractions in each city. With CityPass, you pay one substantially reduced price and avoid main entrance ticket lines at most attractions.

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Central Park Carriage Tours

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There is nothing more romantic or charming than seeing Central Park from the back of a horse-drawn carriage. The feeling of stepping back a little in time is one never to be forgotten. Sitting beside the person you love as you meander through the most beautiful park in Manhattan, wondering if he or she planned for the stars to come out early is one of the most whimsical of lover’s dreams. Perhaps there will be a proposal… or perhaps just being near each other is perfection. The soft jostle of the carriage rocking to the gait of the horse ahead and the gentle sound of hooves on pavement are a balm to the soul you will feel as your guide points out several popular and some secret places of NYC’s crown jewel of parks. If you have eyes only for the person beside you, ignore the guide. He won’t mind at all.

You can book a ride via the operators below.

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Central Park and City Bike Tours

Central Park Bike Tours,Bike Tours, central parksightseeingGet a real New York City experience and see more at the same time. Bikes are very popular amongst New Yorkers because of there speed and ability to wiggle through NYC traffic. These tour operators can safely give you the same experience while taking you far from the beaten tourist path.

Central Park Bike Tour
Experience a memorable journey through Frederick Law Olmstead’s masterpiece in the heart of Manhattan in New York City. Your experienced tour guide will provide you with background information, historical facts and point out some of the best photo opportunity spots. Below you will find discounts and links to various bike tour providers.

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Inside CNN

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Go behind the scenes at CNN’s New York City bureau, the network’s key place in the coverage of events that shape our world, and its efforts to report the news to more than 1 billion people around the globe. Inside CNN is a 45-minute guided walking experience of the CNN Studios. Take a journey through the history of journalism, uncover secrets about the news gathering process, discover exciting facts about CNN journalists and the coverage of events, and see actual CNN newsrooms.

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Prospect Park

Prospect ParkThe natural landscape of the park, 526 acres of meadows and wooded bluffs, streams, brooks, and a lake, was left unspoiled when the park was designed in the 1860s by Frederick Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. The former boathouse modeled after a 16th century Venetian building, has been restored and serves as the first urban-area Audubon Center in the nation, it is a place of active discovery with hands-on exhibits and innovative programming for children and adults. Exhibits allow visitors to explore the world of nature through interactive technology, using the Park’s diverse natural habitat as a venue for learning and fun.

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Yankee Stadium Tours

yankees_1Explore the New Yankee Stadium on the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour
The Classic Tour lasts 45 minutes to one hour and includes visits to the New York Yankees Museum, Monument Park and the dugout. Guests will pass through the batting cages and Yankees clubhouse area before ending the tour in the Great Hall near the team store.

Classic Tours will commence every 20 minutes from Noon to 1:40pm and run daily except when the Yankees play at home on weekends or are scheduled to play a weekday day game. Certain areas of Yankee Stadium will not be available on the tours when the team plays at home. All parts of the tour are subject to cancellation or change without notice.

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TV Show Tickets NYC

TV Show Tickets NYC

Watch Your Favorite TV Show Being Taped

All the information you need to get TV show tickets NYC!!

Tickets are mailed on a first-come, first-served basis approximately three weeks in advance of the taping date. You can also try for standby tickets. Often these shows offer giveaways for the audience that range from T-shirts to books, CDs, merchandise, complimentary dinners, and tickets to Broadway shows.

No tickets are necessary for morning shows like: The Today Show, Good Morning America, and The Early Show. You can join the crowd outside the studio windows. Many people in the crowd bring signs. Live concerts with celebrity guests frequently appear on Fridays.

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Bronx Places of Interest

Bronx Places of Interest

The northernmost borough of New York City. Locally this borough is always referred to as “the Bronx,” never simply “Bronx.” It encompasses 42 square miles and is the only borough that’s part of the mainland, the others are all on islands. Jonas Bronck, a Swedish sea captain from the Netherlands, bought 500 acres of land from the Dutch in 1639, lending his name to the future borough. About 24% of the land area is parkland (more than in any other borough).

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