Must-See Broadway Shows of 2018

Must See Broadway ShowsThe lights! The sounds! It’s Broadway! There truly is something on Broadway to peak every interest, and a trip to the Big Apple wouldn’t be complete without sitting back, relaxing, and taking in the talent of a Broadway show or musical. With so many to choose from, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options. We’ve compiled a list of must-see Broadway shows of 2018. Enjoy!

* Please note that all prices and showtimes on this page are subject to change.

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Top New York City Springtime Attractions

Visiting New York City during the spring? There are a number of ways to enjoy the beautiful weather while exploring the city. Seeing the city in bloom with its lush parks, residential streets, and gardens is a perfect way to celebrate the great weather and enjoy your visit. Participating in a walking or bike tour is a great way to stay active while learning about the city’s rich history. Looking for something more adventurous? Travel to Coney Island for good food and amusement rides. If you love the water, take a ride on the Staten Island ferry or take a boat tour around Manhattan Island. Want to avoid the crowds or take the road less traveled, check out Governors Island. Read on below for our top New York City springtime attractions. These are the Best Things to do in Spring in NYC!  

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New York TV Show Tickets

If you’re traveling to New York City and want the chance to sit in on a live taping of one of your favorite shows, here’s your starter guide to finding out how!

Popular TV Shows

“Saturday Night Live”
If you want to try your luck and you don’t have a planned trip, Saturday Night Live distributes tickets through a lottery system via email in August. To enter the lottery, send an email to Snltickets@nbcuni.com and tell them why you would like to be a part of the audience. This lottery runs from August 1-31 each year. Standby tickets are also available the day of the show.

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To and from the New York City Airports

For those flying into New York City, it’s important to come prepared with a transportation plan. Don’t get stuck taking the overpriced taxis waiting to pick up travelers outside the airport. There are many shuttle services, buses, and AirTrains to get you to your destination. There are three main airports that you can fly into if you’re coming to the big apple. John F. Kennedy International (JFK) is New York’s largest airport and is about 15 miles outside Manhattan. LaGuardia (LGA) is the better option for those looking to travel to Midtown and Upper Manhattan. Lastly, Newark-Liberty International (EWR) is located in New Jersey and is closer in proximity to lower Manhattan. Read on below to find out some of the options for traveling to and from each of these airports.

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NYC Hop on Hop Off Bus Tours

If you’ve ever looked at pictures of New York City, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the giant double-decker red buses. They’re pretty hard to miss! No matter who you are or where you’re visiting from, you can enjoy a bus tour. Unless otherwise specified, tours generally have an English speaking guide on board, and many offer pre-recorded commentary in a variety of languages. Double-decker bus tours have some amazing benefits, but those benefits are increased when the tour is a hop on hop off tour. Many bus tour companies now offer hop on hop off options, which means that you can get on or off the bus at any of its stops. There’s truly no better way to experience the big apple. Here are the two most important benefits of taking a hop on hop off double-decker bus tour:

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New York City Walking Tours

 

Whether it’s your first visit to the big apple or you are a regular, there are many ways to see the sights. New York City walking tours are one of the best ways to gain knowledge and background on some of the city’s most important places. While you can take a tour on the ever-popular double-decker buses, walking tours are a great option for those looking to stay active and be as close to the action as possible. Walking tours also offer a unique view of special landmarks and places that may not normally get as much attention. New York City was made to be seen, and a walking tour is a great way to navigate the city and immerse yourself in all it has to offer. Read on below to explore options for unique walking tours sure to satisfy anyone’s interest.

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Madame Tussauds New York

Experience the Sights of New York at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Are you planning a visit to New York City? Are you seeking fun, interactive, family-friendly activities? Consider visiting Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, where you can have the opportunity to see 220 different wax figures that resemble well-known politicians, popular celebrities and other icons from the past and present. You can also experience the Cinema 4D theatre. The museum’s newest exhibit, entitled The Spirit of New York, features some of the wonders, history and interesting exhibits of New York City. No visit to the City That Never Sleeps is complete without experiencing the wonders of Madame Tussauds.

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NYC Nighttime City Lights Double Decker Bus Tour

Marvel at the bright lights of the big city on a nighttime double decker bus 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.  Experience the glamour of New York, illuminated by night.

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Century 21

Century 21 Downtown NYCCentury 21 Department Store is a legendary New York City retailer offering top designer merchandise at incredibly low prices. For over 50 years, C21 has kept stylish shoppers dressed in the biggest names in fashion. With the best style at up to 65% off of retail 100% of the time, you can afford to look great anytime.

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World Trade Center Site ( Ground Zero )

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History:
The World Trade Center was conceived in the early 1960s by the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Development Association to bring a halt to the decline of lower Manhattan. The twin towers of the World Trade Center were more than just buildings. They were proof of New York’s belief in itself.

Construction began in 1966.In order to create the 16-acre World Trade Center site, five streets were closed off and 164 buildings were demolished. The north tower was opened in Dec. 1970 and the south tower in Jan. 1972; they were dedicated in April 1973. They were the world’s tallest buildings for only a short time, since the Sears Tower in Chicago was completed in May 1973. However, the towers were ranked as the fifth and sixth tallest buildings in the world at the time of their destruction on Sept. 11, 2001

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