Travel Gift Cyber Monday Sale

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It’s back! It’s that time of year that us savvy online shoppers anticipate most – Cyber Monday! With the holidays fast-approaching, it’s time to get in the spirit of giving while getting great deals! Whether your loved one is a globe-trotting aficionado or of the staycation variety, Smart Destinations offers attraction passes that provide dazzling new discoveries in some of America's most beloved cities - Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Oahu, Orlando, and Miami! So which product is right for your loved one? The Package Deal: Is the person you’re gifting an art enthusiast? A history buff? An adrenaline junkie? With the SmartDestinations Go Select Packages, you can find a set of attractions that can appeal to the travel style of your loved one. Assembled to provide the optimum savings on choice attractions, the Go Select Packages can offer … [Read more...]

Travel Gift Black Friday Sale

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As a passionate traveler, I know that some of the most inspiring and memorable moments in my life were born from exploring a new place. Whether it comes from visiting a nearby museum, getting your adrenaline pumping on thrill rides, learning about the fascinating foundations on historical tours, or just taking in the culture and beauty of a far-away city – these new discoveries illuminate our minds and stand out in our memories.  This holiday season, give the gift that never stops giving. Film & TV Fanatics: While New York and Boston have plenty of TV and Movie Site Tours to offer, the true heart of the entertainment industry lies in the south of California – Los Angeles! With a booming film and television industry, any film and TV fanatic will be dazzled by the iconic sites that await! And with the Go Los Angeles Card, you can provide your loved one with access to all the top … [Read more...]

Compare New York Attractions Passes

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What are you looking for in a New York attractions pass? It probably goes without saying that you’re counting on discounted admission to all the top NYC attractions, like the Empire State Building, the Top of the Rock, and the Met. Have you considered the convenience of having your attractions pass right on your mobile phone? Or perhaps you’d like ample time and flexibility to actually use your pass or get the best savings... With so many options out there, it can be difficult to make a choice about which New York attractions pass is right for your vacation and needs. That’s why we have set out to compare New York attraction passes, evaluating them on the aspects that matter most to you, the traveler! To compare New York attraction passes, we’ll evaluate three popular passes in four areas: attractions, time restraints, savings, and convenience. The three popular NYC … [Read more...]

NYC Summer Attractions

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There’s something so unique about a summer visit to New York City. Street performers, outdoor exploration, parks riddled with city slickers and charmed visitors – the city becomes a vibrant, living work of art and culture. With your New York Explorer Pass, you can embrace the vibrancy to its full capacity. See all that the city has to offer without limitations! Your New York Explorer Pass grants you admission to as many of the included attractions as you wish to include during your sightseeing days. Because you do not need to decide what you’re seeing ahead of time, you can change your mind and itinerary at any time. Start your day in the most infamous park in the world. Central Park is a summertime hot spot for locals and visitors alike, who enjoy the cool shade under lush trees and the refreshing mist carried by neighboring fountains. On the Bike and Roll Tour Inside Central … [Read more...]

Father’s Day in New York City

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Whether they’re interrupting your favorite show to check the score of a game, polishing off the last slice of pizza, or nearly falling off ladders to wash the windows – we each have a Dad who is wonderfully unique. On Father’s Day, we salute to their efforts, their role in our lives, and the selfless sacrifices they make as an integral part of the family. This Father’s Day, head to New York City – where every Dad will find a bevvy of options to explore and enjoy. Choose the best New York City attractions to perfectly suit Dad! Dad is a History Buff – Head to the American Museum of Natural History to see fossils, the 563 carat Star of India sapphire, the skullcap of a 65 million year old dinosaur, and beyond. Your history-loving Dad will be mesmerized by the many collections and exhibits that highlight natural wonders throughout the years. Dad is a Science Enthusiast – … [Read more...]

Summer in New York City

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The snow is far gone, the parkas are coming off, and the frozen Central Park ponds have melted. It’s Summertime in NYC, and Summer in the City means making the most of the warm weather and getting outside! Include these top outdoor attractions – and more- in your New York Explorer pass and save up to 45% off gate prices. The more attractions you include, the higher the discount!   Central Park Guided Bike Tour: Enjoy a ride through the lush, 843-acre urban park, located in the heart of New York City. Created in 1857, Central Park is now a designated National Historic Landmark. Your guided bike tour provides a comprehensive look at the park, its history, and the vision of its designers. Your rental includes a helmet, bike lock, and water bottle – all the necessities for a picturesque, carefree summertime bike ride. Twilight Sightseeing Cruise: As the sun goes down, … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Vacation Deals

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Memorial Day weekend is the perfect opportunity to getaway and log some family time in a brand new city. Considered the unofficial start of summer, it’s time to have some fun in the sun! Make the most of your holiday with excellent discount attraction passes with our Go City Cards – and for a limited time get an added Memorial Day discount of up to 20% off! Not to mention the bevvy of free events, parades, and destination deals that are available in cities nationwide! Ship out to Boston where you can visit the Museum of Fine Arts for an event called “Boston I Love” to honor those who were affected by the Boston Marathon Attacks. Immerse yourself in the glorious past of Boston on the Freedom Trail Walk into History Tour. Next, soak up some sun and discover Boston's most beloved landmarks on the Charles Riverboat Cruise; after all, you’re in the Bay State. These attractions - … [Read more...]

Top of the Rock Discount Tickets


For unobstructed, 360-degree panoramic views of America’s largest city, grab your discount tickets and head on over to the Top of the Rock! This 55,000 square-foot, multi-tiered observation deck offers unbelievable views of all of The Big Apple – including a view of the Empire State Building! As the weather gets warmer, the Top of the Rock is the perfect place to post up and take in the stunning panoramic views of this famous skyline. As one of the most highly revered New York City attractions, make sure the Top of the Rock is on your list of go-sees for your New York vacation. You’ll ride the glass elevator 70 stories into the air, while you enjoy educational videos provided by the studio downstairs – NBC. You can view the stunning scape from an enclosed observation deck, or on one of the open-air terraces – rain or shine, you’ll be fine! Staff members will be available … [Read more...]

New York Attraction Discounts

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With more than 570 skyscrapers spanning an area of 468.9 square miles, it can be difficult to find your bearings in New York City. To experience just how vast and profound this city truly is, you must make your way to higher ground! If you have a fear of heights, this is the time to conquer it! If you want to get the best view of one of America’s most proud cities, check out these New York Attractions that will leave you breathless. Empire State Building: An infamous landmark and a marvel in its own right, the greatest reward in riding 1,050 in a high-speed elevator is the amazing view you’ll receive at the top. Up on the 86th floor, you will enter the climate-controlled observatory area that allows for 360-degree views of New York City. As the backdrop of classic films such as King Kong, Sleepless in Seattle, and Love Affair to the more modern Elf, Independence Day and The Day … [Read more...]

New York Attractions Discount Tips

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As the most populous city in the United States, New York City is home to some of the most stellar marvels of art, history, and culture. An international symbol as the backdrop for so many of our favorite films and television series, some even claim that the Big Apple is the most filmed city in the world! Lucky for you, with the New York Attractions Pass, you can visit some of the most notorious sites in entertainment history on a variety of included tours and receive various other discounts.   --> If the names Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte sound familiar, the Sex and the City Tour might be just right for you! The bus tour transports fans to some of the most memorable film locations and sets from the series – including a visit to the infamous Magnolia Bakery! If the names Sabrina and Blair resonate with you, perhaps the Gossip Girl Tour is more fitting! The … [Read more...]