New York City Staycation – Ideas to Plan a Fun Weekend at Home

Ideas for a New York City Staycation or Weekend Getaway

Check out our New York City staycation ideas to plan the perfect weekend ‘getaway,’ right in NYC.
Whether you’re a couple looking for a romantic weekend getaway or a family hoping to entertain the kids with something new, this post is packed with ideas that will make it feel like a real escape.

New York City Explorer Pass Review – My Exciting 3-Day New York City Sightseeing Itinerary

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I used the 5-Choice New York City Explorer Pass to create a fun, exciting, and well-rounded vacation itinerary that allowed me to do some of the best attractions and experiences New York has to offer.

Read my New York City Explorer Pass review to see how I saved over $40 on attraction tickets and find out if its worth it for you and your trip and how you can save, too!

New York Spring Break 2018 – Things to Do in February & March During Your Vacation

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Check out these fun ideas for things to do during New York Spring Break 2018.

Make the most of your spring vacation with a few of our suggestions for fun activities and more.

10+ Romantic Things to Do in New York – Valentine’s Day 2018 & More

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Check out these fun ideas for romantic things to do in New York just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Make the most of your time in the city and check out a few of our suggestions for a romantic itinerary.

10..9..8..7.. Tips for Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Times Square NYC 2018

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So you’re headed to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Times Square, one the biggest celebrations of the year.

In the spirit of the famous ball drop and countdown to the new year, here are 10 tips to help ensure your experience is a pleasant one.

Christmas in New York City – Holiday Things to Do & Fun Seasonal Activities

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The winter holiday season is upon us, so check out our suggestions for things to do during Christmas time in New York.

Make the most of your end of year trip by adding a few of these activities and fun seasonal events into your upcoming itinerary.

10+ Things to Do in New York in Winter 2018 – January & February Activities & More

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Winter in New York City is full of white lights, window displays, shopping, and more.

Check out these popular things to do in New York in the winter, and make the most of your visit by adding a few of these popular attractions and fun holiday events into your vacation itinerary.

Tips for How to See The 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade & Other Attractions to See

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Want to see this year’s annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Check out these tips for how to get the best view, staying warm & other attractions to visit during your trip.

Thanksgiving in New York 2017 – Things to Do in November & More

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You’ve got a nice long weekend coming up, so why not check out a few of these things to do in November.

Make the most of Thanksgiving in New York by including a few of these popular activities and fun events into your weekend itinerary.

5+ Hot Spots for Cheap Shopping in New York – Outlet Malls & More

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Discover where to find some of the best discount shopping in New York.

This list covers many of the popular New York Outlet Malls, shopping centers & more, so you can enjoy a fun shopping spree during your vacation.

Things to Do for Halloween in NYC

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Check out these seasonal ideas for things to do for Halloween in NYC this year.

Consider including a few of these relevant activities, attractions and events into your weekend itinerary.

A Week in New York Itinerary – 5 to 7 Days in New York for First Timers

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We’ve put together a week in New York itinerary for first timers covering a bunch of fun family activities that you could absolutely fit into a week, or even 5 days in New York.

Make the most of your family vacation with this hand selected itinerary. Enjoy!

Things to Do in New York Columbus Day Weekend 2017 – Attractions, Activities & More

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Check out these seasonal things to do in New York Columbus Day Weekend.

Make the most of your long weekend by adding a few of these popular activities and fun events into your itinerary.

You’ll love spending this holiday in one of our favorite cities.

Things to Do in New York in Fall 2017 – Attractions, Activities & More

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Looking for some exciting things to do in New York in the Fall?

Check out a few of these suggestions for top attractions, seasonal events, and more.

Making the most of your upcoming trip to New York just got a little bit easier.

CitySights NYC vs. Big Bus New York: Comparing the Differences Between the Two Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

Compare the Best Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours in New York City

Compare hop-on hop-off bus tours in New York City to choose which one is right for your trip.

We look at two popular bus tour companies: Big Bus and City Sightseeing side-by-side to highlight the major differences, similarities, and even how you can save on bus tour tickets.

Visiting the 9/11 Themed Museums in New York City

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September 11th is an important date in American history, and a particularly poignant one for New Yorkers.

Many travelers to NYC hope to learn more about the life-changing events of that day, but aren’t sure which memorial is the most appropriate place to pursue this information.

Famous NYC Landmarks & the Most Instagrammable Places to Take Pictures in NYC

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There are so many famous sights to see around NYC that it can be hard to single out the locations you should explore first.

Here’s a rundown of popular NYC landmarks and some of the best places to take pictures in NYC.

New York Neighborhoods Guide – Where to Go & What to Visit for Tourists

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To help out first-time travelers to New York, we’ve put together a helpful guide of which major neighborhoods in New York to visit.

This list highlights a number of the top attractions and places to see in each part of the city.

10+ Things to Do in Lower Manhattan During Your Trip to New York City

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Check out these recommendations for things to do in lower Manhattan during your trip to New York City.

Make the most of your vacation by including a few of these popular attractions and fun activities into your vacation itinerary.

How to Get Saturday Night Live Tickets for the 2017-2016 Season

Rockefeller Plaza where Saturday Night Live is filmed.

Fans of SNL and all things comedy will appreciate experiencing a live television show taping of SNL in New York.

Check out our tips and tricks on how to get Saturday Night Live tickets. August is the time to apply!

10+ Things to Do in Times Square During Your Trip to New York City

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Check out these recommendations for things to do in Times Square and nearby during your trip to New York City.

Make the most of your vacation by including a few of these popular attractions and fun activities into your vacation itinerary.

10+ Things to Do in Midtown Manhattan During Your Trip to New York City

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Check out these recommendations for things to do in Midtown Manhattan during your trip to NYC.

Make the most of your vacation by including a few of these popular attractions and fun activities into your vacation itinerary.

Visiting New York on a Budget – A Simple Way to Save on Your Vacation

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We know that planning a family vacation can get a bit pricey in a hurry – airfare, hotel, attractions & dining adds up quickly.

Visiting New York on a budget is easier than ever with a New York City Explorer Pass to help you save on attraction admission.

10+ Things to Do in Central Park During Your Trip to New York City

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Check out these recommendations for things to do in Central park and nearby during your trip to New York.

Make the most of your vacation by including a few of these popular attractions and fun activities into your vacation itinerary.

One Day in NYC Itinerary – Experience New York in a Day for Under $100

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Heading to New York City with limited time to explore the area?

Our local experts created this popular one day in NYC itinerary to help you make the most of your time and experience the top attractions in a day.