Your Perfect Day in Central Park
Here is an outline of a perfect day in Central Park for an active, outdoorsy group, from breakfast time to sunset.
New York Spirit: The Best Distillery Tours in the City
Check out some craft distilleries making excellent spirits in facilities throughout Brooklyn and one location in the Bronx, in addition to a new vodka distillery in Manhattan.
Yaaaaas Queen: A Broad City Guide to NYC
One of the most entertaining shows to call New York City home is Comedy Central’s Broad City. To prepare for the release of the fifth and final season, visit some of the places Ilana Wexler and Abbi Abrams have visited, mentioned, or passed by in the series! Ilana and Abbi know where to go to have a "high" time through Manhattan and Brooklyn—enjoy spending a day Ilana and Abbi style!
Celebrate The Intrepid's 75th Anniversary in NYC This August
To honor the ship’s 75th anniversary since its commissioning, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will welcome veterans who served on Intrepid, their families, and the public to the ship and celebrate their courage.
SPYSCAPE: What Not to Miss When Visiting New York's Ultimate Spy Experience
If you dream of becoming a secret agent then New York City’s SPYSCAPE is a must-visit experience. SPYSCAPE is the world's premier spot to learn spy history and see if you have what it takes to be an undercover operative.
New York Sports Tours: A Brand-New Luxury Ride Through NYC Sports History
Some of the longest-standing traditions in U.S. history started right here in New York City, including the sports we still play today! The story of New York sports is a dense, fascinating tale, and now you can learn it from the best. Experience the history of baseball, basketball, football, boxing, and more with the brand-new New York Sports Tours.
Seeing Green: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 3 and Domino Park Are Now Open!
Nearly 20 years in the making, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s 85 acres of waterfront property are now 90% complete. The park recently opened their lush lawn, Pier 3. Now all five of the park's piers have been successfully converted into space open to the public. With summer attendance off to a busy start, the picturesque waterfront complex will give Central Park a run for the money.
The Best Sightseeing Passes for NYC
There’s so much to do and see in New York City that you’d be hard-pressed to do and see it all. Package pass deals are one of the best ways to see as much as possible in the city with whatever time you have. Go way beyond the New York Pass with these five alternatives that will help you experience the sights and sounds of NYC at a discount.
Scooter & Moped Tours of NYC
Let’s celebrate the diversity of city transportation with a quick look at New York scooter tours. Whether you’re seeking a motorized kick scooter or a full-blown Vespa, you can see the city in style and even get a few fun facts about it along the way.
New on New York's Water: Circle Line Cruises for Summer 2018
For more than 70 years, Circle Line has been showing guests the best sights of NYC, including the only cruise that takes visitors and locals alike all the way around the island of Manhattan: Circle Line’s Best of NYC Cruise.
New Escape Adventure Coming to Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
This summer, come to Ripley’s Relic, a new attraction in Times Square at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum.
How to Get the Most out of Your Visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York City have seen over 9 million visitors—just in the last two years! These iconic landmarks are must-sees when you visit the city, but as with all great sightseeing, you’ll need to plan a little for the best experience possible. City Guide is here to help with tips on how to book your trip to these historic islands this summer!
Celebrate World Oceans Day This Friday with National Geographic Ocean Odyssey
This Friday, June 8, marks World Oceans Day. Partnering with the Dopper Foundation, National Geographic’s Encounter: Ocean Odyssey will commemorate this special day with a free talk, discount tickets, and the premiere of Plastic Bridge, a recreation of the Brooklyn Bridge made of 25,000 single-use plastic bottles.
An Insider's Guide: The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York
New York loves a secret. In a city this congested, any tangent that takes you away from the crowd is a welcome one. NYC mavens Ellen Swandiak and Michiel Vos have recently teamed up on the New York entry to the Luster series of insider guides. The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York, from ACC Distributions, provides a compact look across 100 compelling categories of under-the-radar NYC.
State-of-the-Art Shark Tank to Open at New York Aquarium
A major project is almost complete at the New York Aquarium: a new building full of massive shark tanks. Ocean Wonders: Sharks! opens June 30 and brings 100 shark species, teeth bared for all to see.
Best Under-the-Radar Parks in NYC
We all know the one big park in the center of Manhattan, but don’t you ever wonder about the other green spaces around town? Well, we’ve got you covered with this list, featuring large and small parks in NYC that don’t get as much press but are no less wonderful.
What's Good to Do on a Day in Harlem?
What's good to do on a day in Harlem? The neighborhood is rich in history and offers so much to see. While the more popular neighborhoods that tourists like to check out aren't as far north in Manhattan don't disregard Harlem. Take the short subway ride uptown for some good soul food and activities that go beyond just the normal tourist spots.
A Tour of Nora Ephron's New York
Nora Ephron is a pillar of New York culture. As a ground-breaking female writer/director, she helped define the New York romantic comedy with films like When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and You’ve Got Mail. Read on for an Ephron-themed tour, including filming locations and some of the writer/director’s own former residences.
NYC Secrets: 11 New York City Islands That Aren't Manhattan
New York City seems like the center of the world—so much so that its geography can seem irrelevant when you’re on a visit. But when you zoom out on the map, you might begin to notice the other land masses surrounding Manhattan, from Roosevelt Island to Staten Island to Governors Island.
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Book an NYC Scavenger Hunt with Watson Adventures
Whether you’re looking to join up on one of their public hunts, or you have a private or corporate event, Watson Adventures will deliver challenging clues designed to send you on an exhilarating two-hour journey. Their New York division has an abundance of hunts for kids, teens, and adults, from the Bronx Zoo to Brooklyn Heights and plenty of places in between.
What's Good to Do on a Day in SoHo?
What's good to do on a day in Soho? From shopping to dining and drinking, here are a few fun suggestions.
Indulge Your Inner Bond at SPYSCAPE, NYC's Brand-New Spy Museum
Ever wanted to be a secret agent? Your dreams will come true at SPYSCAPE, the museum where you’ll learn about spies and become one yourself! Come immerse yourself in a museum like no other in this brand-new Manhattan attraction.
What's Good to Do on a Day in Washington Heights?
What's good to do on a day in Washington Heights? From Fort Tryon Park to "La Casa del Mofongo," you'll find plenty to check out here.
Things to Do in the Flatiron District in NYC
The Flatiron District takes its name from the Flatiron Building, the endlessly photographed wedge-shaped building on 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue. The boundaries of the neighborhood push north of 23rd Street into what used to be considered a portion of the NoMad neighborhood, and south down towards Union Square. After you snap your perfect pic in front of the Flatiron, you have endless options to explore. We’ve narrowed them down for you, whether you’re looking to shop, eat, explore, or all of the above!