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 … [Read more...]

Tribeca Film Festival 2013

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For film nerds or classic cinema buffs, the annual Tribeca Film Festival is the place to be this spring. An annual tradition in New York since 2002, the Festival has become a prestigious and widely popular event for professionals and fans alike. This year’s Festival runs from April 17 – 28 and film showings are held through each day in various theatres across Tribeca. One of the premiere New York attractions to visit this spring, the Tribeca Film Festival is approaching fast. Take a look at our survey of some of the great stuff happening at the Festival this year. The Tribeca Film … [Read more...]

Best New York Art Museums

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If you’re out and about in the great NYC area, you have the luxury of checking out two of the country’s finest art museums. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is right on 53rd street in mid-town Manhattan, and boasts some of the world’s finest examples of modernist art. It holds over 3,000 books, features works by over 70,000 artists, and presents art in many mediums, including architecture, paintings, design, sculpture and more. It also has a famous restaurant on the inside called The Modern. If you’re in the mid-town Manhattan area, MoMA is a perfect destination for you and your … [Read more...]

Things to do in New York City for Teens

Planning vacations with activities that interest adolescents can be difficult, but there are plenty of things to do in New York City for teenagers. Guests of all ages love visiting the Empire State Building, one of the nation’s most famous landmarks. As long as you’re not afraid of heights, you can travel right up to the top of the building and see New York City like never before. The building is open to visitors from 8am to 2am daily, so you should plan to go as it opens or as it closes to avoid crowds and lines. Teenagers will also love seeing film locations for their favorite … [Read more...]