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10 Reasons to Visit New York City This Summer

View of Manhattan skyline, NYC Bus Tour, Central Park Lake and Imagine Mosaic at Strawberry Fields – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

View of Manhattan skyline at night, NYC Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, Central Park Lake and Imagine Mosaic at Strawberry Fields – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

There are literally hundreds of reasons to visit New York City this summer – it’s hard to pinpoint just 10 of them! Here are a few of our favorite things to do and see whether you’re a first time visitor or a seasoned traveler to the Big Apple. 

  1. NYC Hop-On Hop-Off Double Decker Bus Tour & Night on the Town
  2. Central Park (fun things to do and most of them are free)
  3. Empire State Building & Observatory – Skip-the-Line Tickets
  4. Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  5. St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  6. Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown & Little Italy – Food & Walking Tours
  7. Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Guided Tour
  8. NYC Museums & VIP Morning Tour of The Met before it opens to general public
  9. Times Square & Broadway Shows
  10. Ground Zero, 9/11 Memorial & Museum and One World Observatory Tour

Find out more information below and book your tours and tickets now before the summer season rush.

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The Best Pizza Walking Tour of Manhattan

Pepperoni, Sausage and Mushroom Pizza – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Pepperoni, Sausage and Mushroom Pizza – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

New York City is famous for many things… and one of them is pizza! Every time we visit NY, we always make time for having a pizza, even if it’s only a slice or two.

This top-rated Pizza Walking Tour of Manhattan has been featured on the Travel Channel, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Discovery Channel. Come and see for yourself what make this pizza tour so popular with foodies from around the world. It’s a “must-do” for pizza-lovers!
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TMZ New York City Celebrity Tour – See Where Celebrities Eat, Shop and Play

New York City Skyline 2013-  © DaveO

New York City Skyline 2013 – © DaveO

See New York City like you’ve never seen it before. NEW this Summer – the TMZ New York City Celebrity Tour! See the hottest spots in New York where the celebrities go to play – and where some of them get into trouble. Get the inside scoop on your favorite TV, movie, and music stars. And be prepared to be entertained.

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Food-Tasting & Cultural Walking Tours – what better way to explore New York City!

Greenwich Village - Milk & Cookies   New York - Amy serving treats at Greenwich Village Food & Walking Tour

If you’re a foodie and like to eat (and who doesn’t!) – and enjoy culture, walking and shopping in one of the world’s most famous food & walking cities, consider taking a Food-Tasting & Cultural Walking Tour during your next visit to New York. It’s one of our favorite things to do when visiting Manhattan – it’s also popular with the locals! What better way to explore NYC’s diverse areas, learn about its history, culture and architecture (tour guides are friendly and extremely knowledgeable), taste local specialties (come with an appetite; we guarantee you won’t leave hungry)… and walk it all off! It’s also a great way to meet new people who share your passion for food and fun!

Foods of New York Tours offers five unique food-tasting and walking tours, including: Greenwich Village, Chinatown, Chelsea Market/Meatpacking District, Central Village/SoHo and Nolita/NoHo. We’ve taken several of their tours (read more below) and highly recommend them.

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Top 20+ Fun Things To Do in New York City this Summer

Ah…. New York City – there’s nowhere in the world quite like it! There’s so much to do and see in NYC, it can be a little overwhelming, especially if it’s your first visit or two. We get calls from around the world asking for our recommendations on Fun Things To Do, Free Stuff, Fun Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing Tours … even “where to propose” – so we’ve put together a list and a brief description of some of our favorite Top 20+ Fun Things To Do when visiting New York City.

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Top 10 Fun Things To Do in NYC During Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving Weekend in New York City s very special. There’s so many fun things to do and see in the “city that never sleeps.” We’ve narrowed down some of our favorites: Top 10 Fun Things To Do in NYC during Thanksgiving Weekend.