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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Trip To NYC

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New York City is definitely one of those cities that will transform your travel experience. The culture, activities, food, and fun are incredible and like no other city in the world.

If you are planning a trip to the Big Apple, you have come to the right place. Here is how to get the most out of your trip to NYC.

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Know the best activities to partake in.

Heading to NYC is beneficial to do your research and understand what the best activities to partake in will be for your travel preferences and age. There is something to do for everyone’s travel preferences and age group, no matter if you enjoy indulging in the foodie experience, spending time outside, or having fun.

Some of the Best Things to Do in New York City include:

  • Visiting the Chrysler building
  • SUMMIT ONE at Vanderbilt
  • Heading to the United Nations Headquarters
  • Having a picnic in Central Park
  • Getting lost on Fifth Avenue
  • Having dinner at the Rockefeller Centre

There really is so much to do in NYC, so do not hesitate to book for as long as possible as you will never run out of things to do.

Book outside of the peak season

Another useful travel tip when travelling to New York City is to book outside of the peak season. Although traveling during the peak season might be best for you because you wish to take your children, they attend school. It will cost you a lot more money.

Try and find a time in the off peak season to travel to New York City as you will be able to save yourself a lot of money which can go towards more activities or indulging in the incredible food scene.

Don’t forget to tip

All across America, you’ll be expected to tip whether you go for food or drinks at a restaurant or bar. Whenever you have a waiter or waitress service, you will be expected to leave behind a small amount of money to tip them. If you do not tip your waiters or waitresses then you will be considered rude.

To be a friendly person and align with the culture, don’t forget to tip everywhere you go.

Make use of public transport

Making use of New York City’s public transport system will guarantee to save you money and allow you to see a lot more than you would see if you were to travel in a private taxi or car.

It is a cheap and easy-to-use transport system that will get you from A to B in next to no time. Furthermore, it will also allow you to live like a local when you are there as most people that live in the city, it will guarantee it to use public transport to get around.

The subway system will connect you to most places throughout the city, and you will be within a short walking distance wherever you wish to go, whether you were going for dinner or to see a tourist attraction.

Heather Brummett

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