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The Staten Island Ferry: NYC’s Famous Best-Kept Secret

How can an attraction be both famous and a best-kept secret? When it comes to the Staten Island Ferry, although people on Staten I ...

New York’s First Island

Officially recognized as the birthplace of the state of New York, Governor’s Island has arguably more history than any other ...

How Fort Amsterdam turned into Battery Park

Located at the southernmost point of Manhattan, Battery Park, otherwise known as “The Battery” has followed New York&# ...

New York City’s Oldest Castle

If you asked any local New Yorker, 90% of them would probably have no idea where or even what Castle Clinton is. Standing at ...

Memorial Day Weekend in NYC

Even though summer doesn’t officially hit for another month, Memorial Day Weekend feels like the real start of summer in the ...

One Day NYC Tour Itinerary

The One Day Tour is a 6 hour tour throughout NYC, including many of the major sites of the city. You will travel by foot, subway & ...

The Best Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in NYC

Love is in the air! Whether it’s with friends, a lover, a random person you just met, or just by yourself, Valentine’s ...

Fun Activities for Teenagers in NYC

Being a teenager is tough in general, and also quite tricky when you are on vacation. In a city like New York, there are many plac ...

The Statue of Liberty’s Story in a Timeline

1865: French historian Edouard de Laboulaye suggests that France create a statue to give to the United States to celebrate its suc ...

7 Numbers That You Need to Know About the Statue of Liberty

1. France gave the Statue of Liberty as a gift in 1886. 2. There are 354 steps to the crown. 3. The crown has 25 windows, sym ...

The Statue of Liberty Crown in Films

The Statue of Liberty is known as a symbol of freedom around the world! It is so iconic, the Statue and its infamous Crown have be ...

7 Places to Spend New Year’s Eve in NYC

It’s that time of year again! Time to party, time to reflect, time to set new goals…but, mostly, time to celebrate. Ne ...