How To Plan Your Perfect New York Holidays

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Harlem SpiritualsPhoto by Anthony Quintano

New York City’s unique holiday atmosphere, infinite lights and décor, and incomparable offer of exciting shows and seasonal activities make it the ideal holiday destination. Despite all the joy and wonder that Christmas in NYC exudes, your trip deserves proper planning… especially if you’ll be visiting the Big Apple for the first time! Here are some tips to help you plan your perfect holidays in New York:

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Top 10 Activities For Your Holidays in New York

washington square park nyc Harlem Sprituals

The holiday season in New York City is indisputably one of the best times to be here. As if the city didn’t have enough going on, the number of activities and attractions nearly triple during this time of the year. Anyone who’s ever spent Holidays in New York can tell you that there is a lengthy list of things to do by the end of it. With so much happening, here are our top 10 activities to best enjoy the holiday season in the city that never sleeps!

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8 Alternative Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC

8 Alternative Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Times Square can be as wild as it is thrilling, but if huge crowds and standing in the cold are not exactly your cup of tea; these activities and annual events will either entertain or inspire you on the first day of the year. Whether you want to walk the Brooklyn Bridge, start the year with a prayer or do a midnight run in Central Park, this list will make it easier to choose your New Year’s Eve plan based on what you find exciting.

1- New Year’s Eve Ride and Dance Party

Central Park at night(Photo by Serge – Via Flickr)
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10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Anyone Who Loves NY

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Anyone Who Loves NY

Christmas in New York City can feel like pure magic; the lights, the decorations and the holiday cheers. The city can be the ultimate representation of a dreamy city holiday. If you’ve been in the Big Apple during the holiday season before, there is no doubt that you will miss it around this time of the year regardless of your present situation. For New York lovers who can’t make it here this year as well as those who are in the Big Apple for the holiday, we’ve gathered some of the gifts that will warm up the heart of anyone who is in love this incredible city.

1- The “Humans of New York” book
This is especially great for people who are interested in real stories and photos of everyday New Yorkers. – $19 from Barnes & Noble

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Free Things To Do in New York City This Fall

Free Things To Do in New York City This Fall

Fall is in the air, sweaters are out, and pumpkin lattes are flowing. The Big Apple is an electrifying place year-round, but Fall season in New York City always feels delightful. The weather at this time of the year is much more pleasant than the hot summer months. Not only does the cultural calendar rapidly change but all your favorite New York munchies also become available in pumpkin flavor including lattes, cupcakes and other sweet treats. Central Park, especially, becomes very picturesque when the leaves turn into charming shades of red and orange. Here are some free things you can do this fall in New York.

Stargazing on the High Line

Stargazing in High Line(Photo by Karen B.)
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