New York City Tourism Discounts

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Did you know that New York City hosts nearly 47 million tourists each year? While the number seems striking, it starts to make sense when you take into account all of the City's many tourist magnets. People come from all over the country and the world to see plays on Broadway, re-create the experiences of their ancestors with a trip to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, have a people-watching picnic in Central Park and speed up the elevator to the top of the Empire State Building. New York attractions are so diverse and plentiful that it's no wonder they call NYC The City that Never Sleeps—who would have the time? While New York City is certainly a busy and popular destination, your New York vacation doesn't have to be stressful or chaotic. A New York attraction pass can make … [Read more...]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2013

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November is officially underway, and with Halloween behind us, it’s time to look forward to the upcoming holiday season. There’s no event in the United States more synonymous with the start of the holiday season than the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In its 87th year, the parade returns to Manhattan’s Upper West Side on November 28th (Thanksgiving Day, of course) for a celebratory seasonal kick-off featuring giant balloon characters, elaborate floats, talented marching bands, celebrity appearances, and festive performances. If you have the chance to join the three million spectators that turn out for the parade each year, don’t miss the opportunity for this one-of-a-kind experience. After all, it’s one of the most iconic New York attractions you’ll ever witness! If a … [Read more...]

New York Marathon Attractions

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After the first ever cancellation of the big event in 2012, New Yorkers, runners, and spectators are more excited than ever for the 2013 ING New York City Marathon which will take place on Sunday, November 3rd. The world’s largest marathon, which winds through all five boroughs, will host 48,000 athletes this year, along with another two million spectators. It’s a festive time for everyone as the inspirational runners make their way to the finish line of the 26.2-mile course, hundreds of bands entertain the crowds, and fans cheer on the runners enthusiastically. The entire weekend will be full of marathon events (most of which are open to the public), including the Health and Fitness Expo on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, the Marathon Lounge, a spectacular Opening Ceremony on … [Read more...]