Top 4 Places to Go for New York City Skyline Views

View of Manhattan from Brooklyn, New York

We’re obsessed with city skylines and finding the best vantage points to capture them.

We sent one of our very own to NYC to scope out the best New York City skyline views, this is a list of our top 4 picks.

Things to Do in NYC on 4th of July Weekend

statue of liberty

If you want to have a really special 4th of July, head to the big city and take advantage of one of the many New York Attractions that the Big Apple is famous for.

Our list of some fun things to do in New York for 4th of July weekend. Fireworks, food, fun & much more.

Things to Do in NYC for Teens


Planning vacations with activities that interest teenagers can be difficult, but there are plenty of things to do in New York City for teens.

Check out this list of top teen-friendly attractions for ideas.

Free Things to do in NYC on Vacation

By U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Eric M. Durie [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

New York City can be an expensive place, but it doesn’t have to be! There are a lot of things to do that don’t require any money, from touring galleries to exploring historical neighborhoods.

Our insiders put together a list of our top free things to do in NYC

Top 5 New York City Tourist Traps & Things to Do Instead

Top 5 New York Tourist Traps and Things to Do Instead

Planning a trip to New York City? Avoid maddening crowds and overpaying at these top New York City tourist traps and consider our suggested things to do instead for a more enjoyable and less touristy New York City experience. Times Square Why… [Read More]

New York City Attractions: Jazz in NYC

new york city attractions

Have you been struggling to find New York City attractions to enjoy during the winter? While a stroll through Central Park is just as beautiful in January as it is July, the cold can get to anyone. Most travelers escape chilly city… [Read More]

Romantic Things to Do in New York City

Romantic New York

Looking for romantic things to do in New York City?  Here are a few suggestions from Dr. Mike Zhang, a New York travel expert at Smart Destinations. Empire State Building – The Empire State Building is hands-down the world’s most famous skyscraper. Take… [Read More]

Winter Things to Do in NYC

ny winter

—With cold fronts dominating all of the northeast, you’re not alone if you’ve been daydreaming of sunshine, shorts, and warm summer evenings. While not all of us can hide out in Hawaii until April, there may be another way to beat the… [Read More]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2012

nyc ball

New York City is one of the top destinations in the world for New Year’s Eve, boasting everything from the symbolic Ball Drop and over 2 tons of confetti to parties that take over entire museums well into the morning. Here’s a… [Read More]

New York City Travel Deals

It’s unquestionably one of the most expensive cities in the world, but saving money in NYC is easier than you think. With some bargain hunting for New York City travel deals and creative thinking, you’ll find that it is possible to take… [Read More]

Food on Foot Tours Robbed of #1 spot on Top 10 List

TripAdvisor recently published its list of the top ten “sweetest attractions” in the U.S. The list was picked by TripAdvisor editors who got it all wrong. As always happens when anonymous “editors” make critical decisions on ranking, the safe pick always wins… [Read More]

Tired of Standing in Line on Vacation?

Most people who buy sightseeing passes or city passes like the New York City Explorer Pass do so because it is a way to save when they see the sights and take in tours and activities. But there are added benefits that people… [Read More]

NYC All Around Town Tour is an All Around Deal

We get the benefit of seeing a lot of travel oriented deals, both in New York City and elsewhere. The good news for travellers is there are a lot of good deals to be had. But every now an then we come across an… [Read More]