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Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular – Our All-Time Favorite Holiday Show

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular in New York City - Credit: Viator

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular in New York City – Credit: Viator

Get into the holiday spirit! Treat yourself and your family to an unforgettable experience at the “must-see” Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular – our all-time favorite holiday show. This only-in-NY Christmas extravaganza features the legendary Rockettes (the most celebrated precision dance team in the world), an enchanting Nutcracker scene, a Living Nativity with real camels, donkeys and sheep – and the sensational show-stopping “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers.”

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Five Must-Do’s when Visiting NYC over the Holidays

New York City skyline

New York City skyline

New York City is one of the most exciting places to visit, especially during the festive Holiday Season. With so many fun things to do and see, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out your itinerary. Here are five must-dos when visiting NYC over the holidays:

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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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July 2012 “Fun Things To Do” in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond

Summer BBQ - © iStock

Summer BBQ - © iStock

Summer is here and you know what that means… BBQ, sun and fun! Check out these July Events & “Fun Things To Do” in the San Francisco Bay Area… and beyond in our Love to Eat and Travel July Calendar of Events. Be sure to check our Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and Love to Eat and Travel website each month for updates throughout the year. Enjoy!

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St. Patrick’s Day Parades & Festivals in the U.S. and Around the World

This year, St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) falls on a Saturday, so you can bet that there will be plenty of celebrating going on that weekend around the world – and especially throughout Ireland (Cork, Dublin, Galway and Limerick all have big parades.)

What better time to “Celebrate All Things Irish” with your family and friends than at a FUN St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival in your hometown.

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World’s Best Cities – Top 10 Overall, Europe’s Top 10 and U.S. & Canada’s Top 10 Cities

Bangkok, Thailand

Every year we look forward to Travel & Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards.” We love it when our “City by the Bay” makes the list – and our hometowns too (London and New York)! And of course we always like to see if our favorite destinations are mentioned 🙂

Looks like one of our cities made the “Overall Best Cities” list – can you guess which one? Two made it into the Top 10 U.S Cities (way to go, San Francisco!)… and one of our all-time favorite destinations (Florence) ranked highly in two categories. Continue reading

4th of July in NYC – Fireworks Cruises & Observation Deck Views

Want to make this Independence Day one to remember? Treat yourself, your loved ones, friends, business associates or clients to a FUN 4th of July atop the Empire State Building’s Observation Deck and get a bird’s eye view of New York City’s spectacular fireworks. Or take a Evening Cruise and see the fireworks close-up over the water. Either way, it’s sure to be a memorable experience.

We anticipate that ALL of these Tours and Cruises will be SOLD OUT well before the 4th of July, so don’t wait until the last minute – talk it over ASAP and book your reservations now!

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Top 20+ Fun Things To Do in NYC during the Summer – 125th Anniversary of Statue of Liberty

NY - Statue of Liberty

There’s no place quite like New York City – it has a special magnetism, excitement, and energy that makes it unique. Anytime is a great time to visit, but the Summer is especially FUN when the city comes alive with throngs of tourists from around the world – it truly is a melting pot of different cultures. Besides all the fun attractions, shopping, entertainment and Broadway Shows, New York City  is a haven for foodies! The nation’s top dining destination is jam-packed with so many great restaurants.

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