Tips for Planning a Trip to NYC


If you’re headed to New York City, be sure to check out the links below for money-saving trip planning advice.

Free Things to Do in NYC – There are plenty of free things for a visitor to do and see in New York City. Plan to fit a few free things into each day, or plan an entire trip around free activities. We list some of the top free attractions and activities. Read more >>

The Most Affordable Top-Rated Hotels – The very best hotels in NYC can be very expensive. But there are also many very good, highly-rated hotels with reasonable rates. We sorted through the highest-rated NYC hotels at TripAdvisor and created this list of the ones with the most affordable prices. Read more >>

NYC Attraction Passes – If you plan on visiting several museums and other attractions with paid admission, you can probably save some money (and some time) by purchasing an attraction pass. There are several passes available and they’re all a little different. We outline what they each offer so you can make the best choice. Read more >>

Save money on dining out in New York City – Food can be a big part of the budget for a trip to NYC.  But if you’re careful, you can enjoy great dining and the NYC “foodie” experience without busting your budget. We provide some great “cheap eats” resources to help you plan your meals in NYC. Read more >>

Broadway Ticket Discounts – Part of a NYC trip for many people is seeing a play or musical on Broadway. Going to the theater in New York really is a great experience. You’ve probably heard about the discounted same-day tickets sold at the TKTS booths, but there are other ways to save on Broadway show tickets, and many of them don’t involve standing in long lines. Read more>>

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