Things to Do in New York City

Free & Inexpensive Things to Do + Money-Saving Deals and Discounts

Must-See Attractions

Don’t miss these sights that are on most people’s Top 10 List.


Experience the city with guided tours and hop-on-hop-off buses.

Free Things to Do

Some of the best things to see and do in NYC don’t cost a cent.


Music, theater, comedy, dance … NYC has it all.

Harbor Cruises

Take a cruise and enjoy great views of the city from the water.

TV Show Tapings

Get free tickets for televeision shows taped in New York City.


Money-saving discounts and tips for NYC’s many museums.

Christmas 2016

The holiday season is a great time to visit New York City.

News & Discounts

Discounts, Deals, and Free & Inexpensive Things to Do

Rides Discount For Victoria Gardens in Central Park

Each summer, the area that is occupied by the Wollman Rink ice skating in the winter is converted to an amusement park. The park is known as Victorian Gardens and features kid-sized rides. Victorian Gardens opens for the 2017 season on Mary 27th. Groupon is running a...

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Free Admission to New York Botanical Garden

Free Wednesdays and Saturday Mornings Grounds-only admission to the New York Botanical Garden is free for everyone all day on Wednesdays and from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays. Grounds-only admission does not include admission to the conservatory, special...

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Central Park Conservatory Garden

Central Park's Formal Garden The Conservatory Garden in the northern portion of Central Park is the park's most formal garden space. The Conservatory Garden is six acres of formal gardens planted in three styles - Italian, French, and English. Each style is...

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Hamilton Grange – Alexander Hamilton’s Home

Alexander Hamilton built a Federal Style "country home" on 32 acres of land he owned in Upper Manhattan. The home was completed in 1802, two years before he was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr. He named his country home "The Grange" after his grandfather's estate in...

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Attend a Harry Connick Show Taping

Harry Show Tickets Singer/actor Harry Connick, Jr hosts a daytime talk show titled Harry. The show blends the usual talk show guest spots with variety and live music segments. The tapes in New York City and free audience tickets for the tapings are available online....

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Visit Belvedere Castle

Belvedere Castle in Central Park Climb to the top of Belvedere Castle for some great views of Central Park and the surrounding city. Belvedere Castle isn't really a castle, but rather a small ornate structure built to add to the Central Park scenery. The castle was...

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The Rubin Museum of Art Free K2 Friday Nights

K2 Friday Nights at The Rubin Each Friday night from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the The Rubin opens for free extended hours known as K2 Friday Nights. During these evening events, the museum's Café Serai transforms into the K2 Lounge with DJ music, a 2-for-1 happy hour...

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The Museum at FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology Museum The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) operates a museum that is open to the public free of charge. The museum has three galleries, one that features special exhibitions, one that displays a portion of the museum's...

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The Pratt Institute’s Manhattan Gallery

The Pratt Manhattan Gallery Street View. Drag mouse or use arrows and compass to scroll. The Pratt Manhattan Gallery hosts art exhibitions throughout the year featuring a variety of art forms and topics. The Pratt Gallery's exhibitions are open to the public and...

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