Fun-filled activities that will captivate you and your kids here in New York City are aplenty! From thrilling observation decks, cruises, zoos, museums, various exciting attractions, tours, parks, stores, art, and more, there’s something for everybody in your family that’ll make your trip to the Big Apple one to fondly remember for years to come.
July 4th, America’s Independence Day, has passed. Now it’s time to get excited for July 14th! The date doesn’t ring a bell? Bastille Day! This is a French National holiday, dating all the way back to 1789 with the storming of the Bastille. This was the day the French were finally released from an economic and political crisis, marked as the symbol of the French Revolution, and an important holiday worth celebrating liberty, equality, and fraternity ever since. This patriotic pride goes a long way on Bastille Day, especially here in New York City with the week leading up to July 14th being full of events to celebrate the French culture. Here is everything you need to know to celebrate Bastille Day in New York avec panache!
So, you have a long weekend to spend in New York City! With so many must-see sights and landmarks, neighborhoods and boroughs, you may ask yourself, “Where in the world do I start?” Luckily, with a little bit of planning, there actually are ways to cram in all the major NYC points of interest in a short amount of time over a couple of days. Here is a fantastic itinerary for squeezing in the absolute best sights, food, and culture into your long weekend in the legendary Big Apple, including The NYC Weekender: our exclusive ‘buy 2 get 1 free’ tour package featuring our 3 must-see NYC tours to explore the best of the city in just 3 days!
We are in the heart of summer now and events are heating up. This month is full of arts and culture, take it all in! Check out our recommended activities to do here in New York City this July.
It is very easy to get caught up in the glitz and the glam of the New York City lights and action. Of course when visiting, you want to be sure that your experience lives up to the expectations that are engraved in you based on the vibrant images that movies, TV-shows and songs that have painted in your mind. What visitors often overlook, however, are the tourist traps that will pave their way way. And all the discounted or free things that can be sought out to keep the budget on track. Here are our advice and also some etiquette tips to make the most out of your New York City vacation.