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Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
"This 2-hour tour takes you up in the air above New York City! The entire New York Harbor will be visible including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Staten Island the port of Brooklyn and several miles of the New Jersey coastline. Descend into Brooklyn seeing NYC’s Financial District from across the river followed by historic houses of Brooklyn Heights. You will return over the bridge
From $49.00
 
New York City Luxury Bus Tour and Harbor Cruise
"Your experience will begin by boarding a state-of-the-art luxury vehicle. You will be greeted by a licensed professional NYC tour guide and start your adventure to get to know the city of New York.During the tour you will find out information abo the Metropolitan Museum of Art Grand Central Terminal Madison Square Park Wall Street the 9/11 Memorial and more. Continue your experience on a 1-hour guided sightseeing cruise of New York Harbor. Take in the city's most amazing views as you admire the famous Manhattan skyline passing iconic New York attractions including the Statue of Liberty
From $109.00
 
New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including One World Observatory Ticket
"After departing from Pier 79 in Midtown the cruise will stop at Battery Park a short walk from One World Observatory where you have timed admission. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island
From $58.00

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Packing for Winter

Sunglasses are necessary especially when driving. There are some new glasses out now that will get dark when it is too bright and will go back to normal when the light is normal. Moisturizer is...
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Comfortable Shoes

When In New York City, Particularly in Manhattan, Be prepared for long walks as the destinations between point A to Point B (like going from central park to the times square) is really far that you...
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Packing for Fall

Fall Weather is both sunny and occasional rains, although hurricanes rarely go to New York as it usually fall in the South like Florida, weather can still be finicky and it does rain in New York City...
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Handbag that Zips

Bring a small bag to use when sightseeing and shopping, but bring a HUGE suitcase to bring all your goodies back in. Dress to the season. We went in November and it was absolutely freezing. Sunny but...
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Dark clothing

If you don't want to look like a tourist try these ideas. 1. Leave all of the college/highschool sweatshirts at home. This is an instant clue that you aren't from around here! 2. If it is winter,...
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Packing for Summer

summer, extremely hot and humid. rain and severe storms possible (flooding) shorts and shirts, winters can be extremely cold and snow accumulations of half a meter within a short period of time is not...
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Layers

I always wear comfortable shoes because I always do miles of walking in NYC. Many wear sneakers and carry bags with more appropriate shoes. The weather can be off season in NYC, so I dress in...
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Digital Camera

if you are the intrepid shooter of lots of films and videos on your travels, then you must have a powerful optical zoom camera like a canon sx50 (which has a 50x optical zoom) or a nikon coolpix 510...
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Map

NYC is an easy city to get stuff stolen. Bring a 60l bag back so you can walk with it on your shoulders If you have a medical condition (like myself) then please bring enought medication to cover...
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Packing for Spring

Backpack (to hold everything you have with you, and what you buy) Good Walking Sneakers A light sweatshirt for the summer (if staying at night) A warm Sweatshirt for the fall ( gets kinda chilly ) A...
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Pack Light

That Is why I prefer the Samsonite Brand in travelling as my main travelling Bags are samsonite since they have the lightest hard cases and hybrid soft sided hard cases of luggage of any luggage...
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Is It Really Necessary To Look Like A New Yorker

In both the New York and Paris forums, women often ask what to wear in order not to stand out or to look like a New Yorker or a Parisian. I have lived in both cities and I can tell you that you...
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Getting all that stuff home

Well, I can't deny it. When I visit New York, the first thing I do (after visiting family) is hit the shops. The trouble is, how do you get all the stuff home? I just found this great solution called...
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Drugstores everywhere

Macy's is a great one-stop-shop for everything. Name brand items at discount prices: Daffy's, TJ Maxx, Burlington Coat Factory There are Duane Reade, Walgreens, Eckerds, CVS all around the city for...
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Top Things to Do in New York City

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Empire State Building

The Empire State Building - a 102-story, 381 m high skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan (5th Avenue between 33rd and 34th street), completed in 1931 - is probably the most famous building in New York, and...
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Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island

I took my best photos of the Statue of Liberty from the board of New York Water Taxi. When you visit New York City just choose sunny or partly cloudy day, check when the sunset supposed to start on...
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Rockefeller Center - Plaza

You surely must go to Rockefeller Center. Why? Well... because it is there, it was made expressly to take you there, it represents well the best in New York (harmony in XXXXL size), because it has...
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Times Square

I couldn't decide if this should be a "Things to Do" or "Tourist Trap" tip! My cousin and his wife's hotel was right by here so we cruised through it, checked out the new pedestrian walkway (Great...
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United Nations

Individual tickets have to be purchased at the UN on the day of your visit. No tickets can be purchased online. Leave plenty of time to get through security & airport style metal detectors....
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Staten Island and Staten Island Ferry

One of the very few New York attractions which doesn't cost you anything.. since 1997, use of the ferry is free. The ferry connects South Manhattan with Staten Island, runs 24/7 hours a day in...
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Gypsystravels

"A NYC GYPSY AT HEART"
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cjg1

"NYC: Everyday, Something new."
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shutterlust

"I Heart New York."
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toonsarah

""I want to be a part of it ...""
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Christophe_Ons

". : New York City : ."
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