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  Anyone visiting New York City is bound to pay a visit to the Empire State Building. It's perhaps the most iconic building in all of Manhattan. And on that visit, they may just notice a particular building resting in the shadow of the Empire State Building: the Hotel Wolcott.



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In the Shadow of the Empire State Building

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New York City is lucky to be home to many of the best museums in the world and when traveling to New York we certainly suggest checking out atleast one of them! If you plan on seeing more than one consider a discount pass from NYC Museum Pass which saves you money on multiple museums.

For a printable version and map of this list please visit: http://www.nyctourist.com/nyc-most-popular-musuems-map






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With some many crazy busy lifestyles in New York, visitors and locals alike are always in need of more ways to de-stress in the Big Apple.






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When the girls are away, you know they're going to play - especially when they're taking to the city that never sleeps!

There's always an upcoming occassion to plan a getaway weekend with your best girlfriends, whether you're celebrating a special occasion, have some time off for a holiday or you just need a break from the daily stresses and are ready to let loose with your favorite people.



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Where Will You Stay on Your Next Girls Trip?

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The 2014 holiday season is in full swing in New York City.  With its sparkling lights, festive holiday markets, impressive Christmas trees, and magical holiday window displays, nothing beats The Big Apple at Christmastime.  On Location Tours, the company behind the Holiday Lights & Movie Sites Tour (for ticket information see the bottom of this page), has pulled together a list of the top 5 must-see NYC holiday locations.






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This holiday season in New York City, window shopping comes with a whole new twist. Every year major department stores in New York transform their windows into magical holiday displays with a brand new theme and a whole new look to impress visitors and embrace the holiday tradition. The grand revealing of the displays has already occurred this year and windows are all complete and available for viewing. A round of applause to the big hitters who have once again come up with creative and magical themes!

Lord & Taylor's






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Looking for the best NYC attractions to tackle on your next trip, but overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of exciting things to do in New York City? Use this interactive map of New York City's most popular attractions to plot your travel itinerary. Be sure to include as many fantastic attractions, museums, monuments, parks and skyscrapers as possible you don't want to look back and regret missing the one your chirpy neighbor saw.






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Thanksgiving is almost upon us and whether you’re a local New Yorker, or travelling to NYC for Thanksgiving, there’s no reason for you to miss the most famous holiday parade in the country – the Macys’ Thanksgiving Day Parade!  This 85+ year tradition will continue this November 26th at 9am






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When you first arrive at Stand Up NY, on the Upper West Side, you’re immediately struck by the relationship between history and young energy the intimate club has.






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The New York City Halloween count-down continues and with the creepiest holiday of the year coming up quick, if you’re not already in the spirit, you’re behind schedule!  October in NYC is full of spooky fun, so get your scream on at some of the spooky, creepy, and haunted events around the Big Apple. 

Whether you're seeking a frightening haunted house, spooky cemetery bike tour, creepy costume carnival, or any other spine-tingling scares, the upcoming Halloween events in New York City have it covered.