Holiday Travel Season is Around the Corner

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With Halloween taking place later this week and Thanksgiving set to arrive in just about a month, it’s certainly not too early to start thinking about the holidays. In order to help you celebrate the season in style in a new city, Smart Destinations has plenty of travel packages that you might want to look into. Even if you aren’t planning on taking a trip to one of the nine cities that Smart Destinations proudly offers service to, consider picking up a Go Select Pass or Go City Card for someone else as a gift. After all, it’s better to give than to receive and the holiday season is just around the corner! To travel to some of the top attractions in the U.S. this holiday season - or give someone else the opportunity to do so - there aren’t too many better options than Go City … [Read more...]

Best Field Trip Attractions in NYC

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On a list of places in the U.S. to go on a school field trip, New York City probably occupies the top spot. With its mix of historic sites, educational institutions and modern attractions, New York City is a place that will appeal to honor roll students, aspiring athletes and learners who are not particularly academically inclined (at least not yet). Here are just a few of the plethora of New York Attractions that could be great destinations for a school trip to NYC. An architectural marvel that is full of some of the most iconic pieces of art in recent history, the Guggenheim Museum serves double duty as a cultural center and an educational institution. With a collection that is constantly in a state of flux but is based off of a group of early modern masterpieces, the Guggenheim … [Read more...]

New York Museums Discount Tickets

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If you’re planning a trip to New York City this summer, be warned, it can get hot! With millions upon millions of residents, commuters and tourists moving in, out and around the city each day, the kinetic energy alone is probably enough to raise the temperature a couple degrees - and when there’s no cloud cover, forget about it! Beat the heat with a New York City Museum Pass and bask in the glory of air conditioning. The New York City Museum Pass package by Smart Destinations saves you 28% on the Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art and MOMA! Save money! The first place that you will want to use your New York City Museum Pass to visit is the Guggenheim Museum. After closing many of its exhibits for more than a month in order to change from one major exhibition to another, … [Read more...]

Weekend Trips to New York in Summer

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It’s almost Memorial Day and you know what that means - summer is almost here. There are plenty of exciting places to go for a quick weekend getaway, but there is probably no place better than New York City. There are so many New York Attractions that you can’t see them all in a weekend, but you can try! One of the top landmarks in the city (and the United States for that matter) is the Empire State Building. The 102-story building’s 5th Avenue location is easily accessible by public transportation and visitors are always welcome. Guests of the ESB can journey to the observation deck to get a bird’s eye view of the bustling city and they also have the option to visit the Dare To Dream exhibit - which chronicles the tower’s astonishing history, engineering and construction - on … [Read more...]