New York City
musicals & plays
Do you love comedy, music, plays, or all of those combined? This guide has you covered with tips and tricks to explore the arts!
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Theater shows (Broadway and off-Broadway)
You can use the TodayTix app or go to the TKTS booth to get discounted same-day tickets.
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You can use the TodayTix app or go to the TKTS booth to get discounted same-day tickets.
comedy shows
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Pay less than $20 plus a two-item minimum to see several comedians. Famous people often drop in to practice new material.
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New York has many teams that play different times of the year. Whether you like basketball, football, hockey, or baseball, there’s something going on at almost all times.
Knicks at MSG (Fall–Winter)
Nets at Barclays (Fall–Winter)
Liberty at Barclays (Spring–Fall)
Mets at Shea Stadium (Spring–Fall)
Giants and Jets at MetLife Stadium (Fall–Winter)
Rangers at MSG (Fall–Summer)
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  • Accessible via Penn Station on the NJ Coast Line & Atlantic Line
  • Seastreak ferry to Sandy Hook Beach, NJ
Most of these places are accessible by train.
brooklyn bridge
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A famous spot to walk or bike across, with some beautiful photo ops along the way
zoos and gardens
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One of the best ways to see nature while staying in the city!
One of the most famous NYC places to visit
Whether you prefer to explore the outdoors within the city lines or venture beyond, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite activities to enjoy nature!
hudson valley activities
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Hiking: Cold Spring is about a 1.5 hour train ride from Grand Central on the Hudson Line.
Beacon is a 1.5 hour train ride from Grand Central with shops, restaurants, and a museum you can walk to from the train: Dia Beacon.
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It’s no secret that NYC has some of the best eats in the country. When you feel like taking a break from the delicious bagels, pizza, and hot dogs, check out some of these places we love.
Popular rooftop restaurants
Breweries/beer gardens
Hell’s Kitchen
games & entertainment
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There’s no shortage of fun things to do around the city; grab some friends or colleagues and check out some of the most notable things to do!
places to see
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Aside from arts, games, and entertainment, every neighborhood has something to offer where you can simply walk around, explore, and soak up the ambiance.
Little Italy
High Line in Chelsea-Chelsea Market
Little Island
Hudson Yards
Stone Street
Governors Island
Central Park
Prospect Park-Smorgasburg
Washington Square Park
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New York is home to some of the most famous museums in the world! Below are just a few, but there’s a museum for everyone in the Big Apple.
times square
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Home to some of the most famous tourist attractions and right by our office—here are some of the most well-known spots to check out.
tourist bucket list
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Every tourist should see these amazing places at least once! Be sure to visit and fulfill all your touristy dreams.