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The Best Bang-For-Your-Buck Hotels in Brooklyn

New York City is notoriously expensive. Locals learn cost-cutting tricks early, and it isn’t long before first-time tourists discover the price of visiting the Big Apple, particularly when it comes to hotel rates. Until a handful of years ago, alternatives to staying in a pricey Midtown or Time Square hotel were slim, but the rapid…

NYC on the Cheap: The 16 Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Hotels

View of Central Park, New York City For some, New York City inspires images of haute couture, celebrity hot spots, and internationally renowned chefs. For others, it’s more about visiting bucket-list attractions, like the Empire State Building, Central Park, and American Museum of Natural History. New York’s broad appeal shows in the numbers: It’s the…

The Coolest Boutique Hotels in New York City Right Now

New York is a city that has it all: world-class museums, delicious dining destinations, incredible shopping, a vibrant nightlife scene, and the list goes on. The same holds true for its plethora of hotels, which include luxury digs in trendy neighborhoods, affordable boutique accommodations in areas with less foot traffic, and everything in between. Speaking…

The Best New York City Tours and Experiences

There’s a reason they call New York City “The Big Apple” — everything here is gigantic! We’re talking about massive skyscrapers, big-ticket shows, and enormous world-class museums. Figuring out just what to do can also be a monumental task. From sky-high views of Manhattan’s iconic skyline to local breweries, major productions, and even the city’s…

The Best Books to Read This Summer (Plus, Where to Read Them)

Like sunscreen, sunglasses, and swimwear, a good book is a summer travel essential. Enhanced by the destination in which you read it, a book can turn those hours spent sunbathing by the pool or lounging on the beach into an enriching, enlightening experience — or you know, fill the time between cocktails. To help with…

12 of the Best Things to Do in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge/Oyster Not long ago, telling fellow travelers that you were from Brooklyn either elicited puzzled looks or was considered uncool. Now, this New York City borough draws millions of visitors every year, thanks to its hip, multicultural, and artistic offerings. While some neighborhoods have gentrified to nearly mimic the look and feel of Lower…

10 Best Things to Do With Kids in NYC

New York City is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, thanks to historic sights like the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building, world-class museums and dining, and an array of activities that satisfy every traveler. Keeping kids entertained and happy while traveling can be difficult, but fortunately, the Big Apple is packed…

7 Touristy—But Worthwhile—Things to Do in NYC

Times Square, New York City/Oyster One of the most visited cities in the world — and the one with the most tourists in the Western Hemisphere — New York is a top vacation destination. The sheer volume of visitors in such a small area makes crowds often unbearable in the majority of tourists hot spots,…

The Best Beaches in New York City

Los Angeles gets all the attention for being an urban city with beautiful beaches, and while that’s partially due to Southern California’s pleasant year-round climate, it would be a mistake to ignore New York City‘s easy, breezy summer beach access. The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation maintains 14 miles of free beaches, with lifeguards…

5 Awesome Last-Minute Memorial Day Getaways

We’re a few short weeks away from the last long weekend before summer officially kicks in. And for those who have experienced an emotional roller coaster of weather these past few seasons (think idiosyncratic rises and falls in temperature as well as sudden heavy rain and snowfall), the start of summer can’t come soon enough.…