Tag Archives: New York

Travel guides for New York including things to do, day trips, where to stay, what to eat, festivals, holidays and packing lists!

27 Date Ideas on Long Island for Outdoor Fun, First Dates, & Romantic Special Occasions

Oheka Castle and Grounds in Huntington on Long Island in New York

Looking for fun and romantic date ideas on Long Island? This guide offers a plethora of options, from free outdoor activities to museums and galleries to interactive things to try together (axe throwing, anyone?). If you’re looking for ideas to celebrate an extra special occasion, Long Island boasts plenty of beautiful spots that are perfect […]

29 of the Best Parks in NYC for Sunsets, Picnics, Views, Playgrounds, Pools & More

Manhattan from Sunset Park Brooklyn NYC New York

Looking for the best parks in NYC to enjoy good weather and good company? From Brooklyn to the Bronx, there are countless green spaces and pocket parks in NYC to help you escape the concrete jungle and lose yourself in quiet natural surroundings. New York parks vary widely, from sprawling acreage filled with lush foliage […]

24 Lovely Things to Do for Easter in New York

Cherry blossom at Washington Park, NYC during spring.

Looking for things to do in NYC on Easter Sunday? Many NYC holiday weekends have a lot of adult geared activities – Halloween, St Patrick’s Day, and Christmas, for example.  However, Easter brings a lot of family and kid-friendly festivities, meaning it is a great place to bring the whole family for a spring break […]

24 Awesome Things to Do on Long Island: Beaches, Wineries, Shopping, Museums & More

Old Westbury Gardens Mansion - Long Island New York

There are so many fun things to do on Long Island, but not enough visitors to NYC head out to explore! If you live on Long Island, then you know the East End is beautiful, the wine and food of the North Fork are delicious, and the beaches and conservation areas along the South Shore […]

23 Places to See Dreamy Cherry Blossoms in New York

Cherry blossoms in front of a lake in Central Park, NYC.

Are you planning a trip to see the cherry blossoms in New York this spring? While most people probably think of Washington, D.C. when on the hunt for cherry blossoms, NYC is home to thousands of flowering cherry blossom trees and dozens of varieties, but the three most common species you’ll see are the Kwanzan, […]

St Patrick’s Day in NYC: Parade Info, Special Events, Best Irish Bars & More

Sign for the New York City Fire Department at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in NYC

The best way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in NYC is to wear your green, grab your friends, and head to one (or several) of these spots where festivities are in full force! The NYC parade on St. Patrick’s Day is iconic, so be sure to check the details below and plan to catch part […]

26 Things to Do in Spring in New York: Indoors, Outdoors & Events

Central Park pink trees in NYC.

Looking to plan a getaway this spring in New York?  After a long, cold, gray winter, spring blooms bring the city back to life in the most magnificent way. Perhaps you’re coming to New York for spring break, the Easter holidays, or before the rush of tourists in the summer. Spring weather in NYC is […]

21 Winter Day Trips from NYC: Snowy Activities, Seasonal Shopping, Quaint Towns & More

Old Yale Campus in winter in New Haven, Connecticut.

Eager to get out of the city? Enjoy these awesome winter day trips from NYC to maximize the season! Whether you’re looking for seasonal markets for holiday shopping or snow-fueled adventure on the slopes, there is so much fun to be had on a single-day getaway from New York. Take a winter road trip or […]

22 Great Places to Go for Ice Skating in NYC

Christmas tree and ice rink at Rockefeller Christmas Tree NYC New York

If you’re looking for a unique way to experience New York City in the winter, look no further than the city’s many ice skating rinks!  From Bryant Park in the heart of midtown to the Rockefeller ice skating rink overlooking Fifth Avenue, there’s a skating spot to fit every taste.  And don’t worry if you’re […]

27 Ideas and Places to Go for New Year’s Eve in NYC

Happy New Year with background of buildings in Times Square

Planning to spend New Years Eve in NYC? New York City is probably one of the best places to be when the clock strikes midnight on December 31st.  From Times Square to the Brooklyn Bridge, there are endless ways to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another. Live music, fireworks, champagne […]