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Unusual things to do in New York Uptown

Unusual things to do in New York Uptown

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Going to the top of the Empire State Building, horse drawn carriages through Central Park, seeing a musical on Broadway; these are all examples of the typical and stereotypical New York vacation. While these are nice, fun and some would say necessary if one is to visit New York, there are many other activities which are slightly off the beaten trail. For the traveler who likes to feel like a local, or for a second or third time visitor, the following activities are truly New Yorker in character but are not strictly for tourists. Central Park This famous New York park is a setting for many a film scene. The park changes dramatically throughout the year, but from the bare snow covered winter to the magnolia filled spring it is always beautiful. On nice days it can get very crowded, esp...
Places to avoid the crowds when touring the United States

Places to avoid the crowds when touring the United States

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As everyone who lives in the USA knows, it is a pretty big place! Home to 50 states and a whole range of cultures and cuisines, undertaking a short tour around the country can be a real eye opener. If you decide to arrange a United States tour, finding some locations that are less crowded with tourists is always worthwhile. New Jersey is a great example of this idea in action – sandwiched between New York City and Philadelphia, it is less frantic and more relaxing. Don’t worry, there is still lots to do in NJ though – from discovering the best NJ sportsbooks for football online to hitting the many lively bars and restaurants; it is a great place. But what other less crowded but enchanting places in the United States should be on your itinerary? Napa Valley  If you are headed ...
Best Things to Do with Kids in New York City

Best Things to Do with Kids in New York City

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When you think of New York, you probably imagine yourself in the middle of the hustle and bustle holding giant shopping bags, hopping from broadway show to broadway show. No? Is that just me? Well anyway, there is a lifetime of things to do in New York City, especially with kids. It isn’t just for the grown ups! There are so many things to do with your family on your next vacation that you won’t be worrying about designer shopping and broadway shows. But come on, still make time for designer shopping. It’s New York for crying out loud! Your kids may not remember the movie “Big” with Tom Hanks, but they will love the giant piano that they can jump on and play with when you book a one hour instructor-led session with the iconic piano! It will bring back all kinds of fun memories for y...
Top 5 Places to Visit in New York City – Things to do in New York City

Top 5 Places to Visit in New York City – Things to do in New York City

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New York City. Being the most prominent city in the world, it consists of five different boroughs with Manhattan at the core as a densely populated one. New York City is the world's most famous, financial and commercial as well as cultural center and the townscape of the city includes many skyscrapers right from the Empire State Building to the Central Park. The other tourist attractions include the Broadway theater and the neon-lit precinct; Times Square. However, here are top 5 places to visit in the New York City. Have a look. Empire State Building: A visit to New York City would not be finished without a stop at this perfect work of art of Art Deco outline, and maybe the most important office working on the planet. From its superb hall — now donning a re-formation of its unique, mar...