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What To Do In New York City
Photo of North View from the Empire State Building 103rd Floor

Looking North from the Empire State Building's 103rd Floor, you can see the skyscrapers of Midtown Manhattan, Central Park and the Upper East and Upper West Sides.

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My Favorite Things To See and Do in New York City
Often, people ask me what to see and do in New York City, so I've assembled a list of my favorite New York City sights and tours. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a New York City regular, there is sure to be something great for you to do here.

Attractions and Landmarks in New York City

Can't decide how to spend your time in New York City? Start with this list of New York City's most popular attractions. Make the most of your New York City travel budget with by including some of these free New York City attractions and landmarks on your agenda. Want even more free ideas? Check out Mark's advice on New York City Sights on a Budget. He's even got some more great ideas about free things to do in New York City.

New York City Museums

New York City is home to many of the world's best museums. Can't decide which New York museum to visit? Use this list of popular New York museums to help narrow the choices. If you want to visit museums and save,check out this listing of free and "pay what you wish" days and nights at many popular New York City museums.

Recommended Guided Tours of New York City

Recommended Guided Tours of New York City
Visitors to New York City often enjoy including a guided tour in their itinerary, but it can be overwhelming to find the best New York City tours with so many available.
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Best New York City Sightseeing Cruises
Whether you're looking for a long, leisurely cruise or a quick speed boat ride, these are the best sightseeing cruises in New York City.

Have Just One Day in New York City?

New York City One Day Itinerary

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