How to Get Around NYC on Vacation


New York City can seem like a complicated place to get around if you are from out of town - or even if you live there - but it doesn’t have to be. Millions of people navigate the streets of the Big Apple every day, and night, of the year, and by following a few simple guidelines and avoiding confusing parts of the city, you can too! For some added help, consider getting your hands on a NYC Guidebook from Smart Destinations. Full of information about attractions, helpful tips and special offers, the NYC Guidebook is an outstanding resource for even the most-seasoned of … [Read more...]

Where to Buy Souvenirs in NYC

New York Pass

Did you know that nearly 40 million tourists from all over the nation and the world visit New York City each year? Sometimes called “the cultural center of the world,” NYC is perhaps the most iconic American city. Given the city’s importance and popularity, you’ll surely want something to remember your trip by (as it’s sure to be a visit you won’t want to forget!). For the best souvenirs, skip the generic gift shop items and instead stop in at one of these stores at the most popular and quintessential New York attractions. Metropolitan Museum of Art Whether or not you’re an art … [Read more...]

Rockefeller Center Tour Discounts

New York  Sunset - From Rockefeller Center

In a city that is home to landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square and the Empire State Building, one of the notable places to visit is still Rockefeller Center. Comprised of outdoor gardens, historic buildings and attractions like NBC Studios, a Rockefeller Center Tour gives you the opportunity to investigate and explore this truly unique treasure. John D. Rockefeller wanted to create a cultural hub when he began work on the Center more than 80 years ago and his vision of an area celebrating art and architecture in the middle of urban New York City endures today. A Rockefeller … [Read more...]

NBC Studio Tour Discount Tickets


Situated in the middle of New York City at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the headquarters of the National Broadcasting Company is where many of the country’s most popular television programs come to life. Get a chance to see what happens behind the scenes by going on the NBC Studio Tour. The tour, which has been given since 1933, allows guests to sneak a peek at areas of NBC studios that don’t usually make it on to the airwaves, including the NBC Sharp Globe Theater and the make-up room. The NBC Studio Tour also gives visitors the chance to produce their very own news and weather programs in … [Read more...]