Scooter & Moped Tours of NYC
Let’s celebrate the diversity of city transportation with a quick look at New York scooter tours. Whether you’re seeking a motorized kick scooter or a full-blown Vespa, you can see the city in style and even get a few fun facts about it along the way.
New on New York's Water: Circle Line Cruises for Summer 2018
For more than 70 years, Circle Line has been showing guests the best sights of NYC, including the only cruise that takes visitors and locals alike all the way around the island of Manhattan: Circle Line’s Best of NYC Cruise.
New Escape Adventure Coming to Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
This summer, come to Ripley’s Relic, a new attraction in Times Square at the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum.
How to Get the Most out of Your Visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York City have seen over 9 million visitors—just in the last two years! These iconic landmarks are must-sees when you visit the city, but as with all great sightseeing, you’ll need to plan a little for the best experience possible. City Guide is here to help with tips on how to book your trip to these historic islands this summer!
Celebrate World Oceans Day This Friday with National Geographic Ocean Odyssey
This Friday, June 8, marks World Oceans Day. Partnering with the Dopper Foundation, National Geographic’s Encounter: Ocean Odyssey will commemorate this special day with a free talk, discount tickets, and the premiere of Plastic Bridge, a recreation of the Brooklyn Bridge made of 25,000 single-use plastic bottles.
An Insider's Guide: The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York
New York loves a secret. In a city this congested, any tangent that takes you away from the crowd is a welcome one. NYC mavens Ellen Swandiak and Michiel Vos have recently teamed up on the New York entry to the Luster series of insider guides. The 500 Hidden Secrets of New York, from ACC Distributions, provides a compact look across 100 compelling categories of under-the-radar NYC.
State-of-the-Art Shark Tank to Open at New York Aquarium
A major project is almost complete at the New York Aquarium: a new building full of massive shark tanks. Ocean Wonders: Sharks! opens June 30 and brings 100 shark species, teeth bared for all to see.
Best Under-the-Radar Parks in NYC
We all know the one big park in the center of Manhattan, but don’t you ever wonder about the other green spaces around town? Well, we’ve got you covered with this list, featuring large and small parks in NYC that don’t get as much press but are no less wonderful.
What's Good to Do on a Day in Harlem?
What's good to do on a day in Harlem? The neighborhood is rich in history and offers so much to see. While the more popular neighborhoods that tourists like to check out aren't as far north in Manhattan don't disregard Harlem. Take the short subway ride uptown for some good soul food and activities that go beyond just the normal tourist spots.
A Tour of Nora Ephron's New York
Nora Ephron is a pillar of New York culture. As a ground-breaking female writer/director, she helped define the New York romantic comedy with films like When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and You’ve Got Mail. Read on for an Ephron-themed tour, including filming locations and some of the writer/director’s own former residences.
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Book an NYC Scavenger Hunt with Watson Adventures
Whether you’re looking to join up on one of their public hunts, or you have a private or corporate event, Watson Adventures will deliver challenging clues designed to send you on an exhilarating two-hour journey. Their New York division has an abundance of hunts for kids, teens, and adults, from the Bronx Zoo to Brooklyn Heights and plenty of places in between.
What's Good to Do on a Day in SoHo?
What's good to do on a day in Soho? From shopping to dining and drinking, here are a few fun suggestions.
Indulge Your Inner Bond at SPYSCAPE, NYC's Brand-New Spy Museum
Ever wanted to be a secret agent? Your dreams will come true at SPYSCAPE, the museum where you’ll learn about spies and become one yourself! Come immerse yourself in a museum like no other in this brand-new Manhattan attraction.
What's Good to Do on a Day in Washington Heights?
What's good to do on a day in Washington Heights? From Fort Tryon Park to "La Casa del Mofongo," you'll find plenty to check out here.
Things to Do in the Flatiron District in NYC
The Flatiron District takes its name from the Flatiron Building, the endlessly photographed wedge-shaped building on 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue. The boundaries of the neighborhood push north of 23rd Street into what used to be considered a portion of the NoMad neighborhood, and south down towards Union Square. After you snap your perfect pic in front of the Flatiron, you have endless options to explore. We’ve narrowed them down for you, whether you’re looking to shop, eat, explore, or all of the above!
What's the Best Escape Room in NYC? Here Are the Top 11
These are the best of NYC’s escape rooms. The gist is simple: get you and your teammates out of a locked room using hidden clues and quick-thinking.
What to Do with a Family Over a Winter Weekend in NYC
NYC is still in its winter months, where going up and down the streets of New York City sightseeing can be cold, and if coupled with a harsh wind chill factor, unbearable. So what else can you do to occupy your time in NYC without freezing any limbs off? Here’s a list of winter activities the whole family can enjoy, even when the temperatures are low.
New York’s Newest Can’t-Miss Attraction: NFL Experience Times Square
Opening this November, NFL Experience Times Square takes visitors on a hero’s journey from fan to player to champion 365 days a year. This brand new, immersive experience gets you closer to pro football than ever before with an incredible 4D theater, over 20 interactive activities, and the Vince Lombardi Trophy on display 365 days a year.
Secrets of Midtown: Scavenger Hunt NYC
New York City is steeped in history and midtown is no exception. From the Empire State Building’s one-building-only zip code to the staggering tally of annual visitors to Central Park, the city that never sleeps is full of all kinds of fascinating facts and figures. To dig deep into the secrets of midtown check out the trivia in this interactive Scavenger Hunt.
Seeing New York by Land and Sea: High Quality Tours Lives Up to Its Name
Willy Wonka may be dazzling the kiddies with nightly tours of his delectably delicious chocolate factory on the corner of 46th and Broadway, but the chocolatier is no match for the guides at High Quality Tours.
What to See and Do with SightSeeing Pass NYC
CitySightseeing knows how to plan an adventure in the city, and with their new SightSeeing Pass NYC, you’ll have access to their hop-on, hop-off buses, as well as your pick of the city’s most famous attractions. There’s so much to see in the Big Apple, and the SightSeeing Pass NYC accommodates it all. Don’t spend your time waiting in lines and trying to coordinate individual attractions—let CitySightseeing do the work for you!
What to Do in Downtown NYC's Hudson Square
This is Hudson Square, the not-quite-Soho, not-quite-West-Village neighborhood you need to know. It’s home to a collection of quality businesses and attractions, with more on the way. No need to stumble into this treasure trove; here’s a guide so you can navigate the area with confidence.
Make It Work: The Project Runway Experience at Madame Tussauds
Visitors to Madame Tussauds now have the opportunity to “make it work,” thanks to a new experience that brings the hit TV show Project Runway to life. The Project Runway Experience, which opened in September at Madame Tussauds’ New York location, is a new interactive fashion design special that lets participants create their own runway-ready looks.
10 Best Selfies at Madame Tussauds New York
At Madame Tussauds in Times Square, you can see celebrities, movie characters, and world leaders up close. The wax figures in this legendary attraction will make you do a double-take, as if Britney Spears or Samuel L. Jackson is actually in the room with you! Various packages include tours displaying Marvel comic book characters, the Ghostbusters, King Kong, and a brand-new Project Runway-themed exhibit. Some of the figures are too lifelike not to grab a photo with them. Here’s a list of the ten most photogenic wax figures at Madame Tussauds.