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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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Fun Valentine’s Day River & Bay Cruises: London, Paris, New York and San Francisco

Happy Valentine's Day - © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Happy Valentine’s Day – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

Valentine’s Day – Sunday, February 14, 2016

Looking for something fun and romantic to do with your honey on Valentine’s Day? This year, Valentines Day falls on a Sunday of a 3-day weekend (Monday, February 15th is President’s Day, a national U.S. holiday) – so you have plenty of time to celebrate.

If you haven’t already made your Valentine’s Day plans, check out these fun River & Bay Cruises in London, Paris, New York and San Francisco. And if you’re thinking of popping the question… this may be the place to do it!

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Two Exclusive Must-See New York City Sightseeing Tours

 

New York City Skyline © DaveO

New York City Skyline – © DaveO

If you’re planning on visiting New York City soon (or sometime in the future), we just found out about two exclusive must-see sightseeing tours that you may want to check out. Be one of the lucky people to experience the Statue of Liberty up close (only a limited number of visitors are permitted per day). Feel like a VIP – get early access to the top of the Empire State Building before the tourists arrive. No need to wait in line at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum to see the Space Shuttle Enterprise – skip-the-line and get into the exhibit before the crowds. Visit the 9/11 Memorial and spend time at the twin reflecting pools that sit exactly where the Twin Towers once stood.

Find out more about these two exclusive sightseeing tours that you won’t want to miss.

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Good Riddance Day 2015

Write down all your worst memories of the past year, then dump those bad unwanted memories and anything you want to say “good riddance” to (pink slips, mean bosses, photos of your ex, negative thoughts, illness, nasty letters/emails, air-head celebrities, politicians you hate… you get the idea) into the giant shredder located in the heart of Times Square. It’s so liberating — gather and ditch the old before ushering in the new. Shredders and sledgehammers will be provided. 12 noon-1pm

New York City: Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruises

NY - Manhattan Skyline at Night from Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center

Luxury Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise in New York City
Celebrate the holidays on this fun 3-hour Christmas Eve Cruise along the Hudson River aboard the elegant yacht Atlantica with panoramic windows and outdoor observation deck.  Admire the dazzling lights of Manhattan’s spectacular skyline at night. Indulge in a gourmet 3-course dinner and enjoy cocktails, beer and wine from the premium open bar. Dance to holiday music as you take in the sights of NYC’s most popular landmarks, including the Empire State Building, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Make this a Christmas Eve to remember.

Click Here to Book Luxury Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise

New Year’s Eve Cruise in New York City
Make this New Year’s Eve a memorable one. Ring in 2015 as you cruise along the New York Harbor with the illuminated Manhattan skyline as your backdrop. See spectacular views of the fireworks display at the Statue of Liberty. This fun 3-hour New Year’s Eve Cruise includes delectable hors d’oeuvres, full open bar, DJ and dancing, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight.

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Watch our New York City attractions video below for more ideas on what to see during your trip.

Find More Fun Things To Do in NYC During the Holiday Season

What do you plan to do on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve this year?
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St. Paddy’s PubCrawl New York (and U.S. cities)

Besides Ireland, New York City is one of the world’s top destinations for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy a pint or two… or Irish Whiskey Shots on this fun St. Paddy’s Day PubCrawl New York.

Click here for more info on other U.S. cities participating in the St. Paddy’s PubCrawl