NEW YORK CITY
do not overstuff
You have to see the Statue of Liberty, visit Central Park, head to Times Square at night, and walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. You
to catch a Broadway show too!
fill your itinerary wisely
One of the best New York City tips and tricks is to fill out your itinerary with fun activities, pitstops, and eateries close to places you are already visiting.
take the subway
One of the best NYC travel tips for navigating the subway is to use Google Maps to find the best route. It’s not foolproof, but nine times out of ten you will get where you want to go.
learn how nyc streets work
You probably already know this from movies or friends, but one of the top things to know before going to New York that will help you get around is the New York City grid system.
learn how to see the attractions on a budget
If you’re short on funds, hop on the free
Staten Island ferry
which sails right passed Lady Liberty so you can take a closer look.
BROADWAY TICKETS OPTIONS
You can book discounted tickets through TKTS online, on the phone, or in person. Head to their booth in Time Square where they release heavily discounted tickets for performances that night (and the next day’s matinee performance, when applicable).
DINING IN NEW YORK CITY
You can probably find international cuisine from every single country in New York. But the classics are bagels, pizza slices, diner breakfasts, hot dogs, cheesecake, and pastrami deli sandwiches.
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