Planning Your Trip Ahead (Tips & New
When planning a trip to New York City, it should be 50 percent planned and 50 percent com-
pletely unplanned. With so many restaurants, shops, bakeries, coffeehouses, and tourism at-
tractions, it would be unfair to the city itself to plan every single minute. Make sure to take
time to fully wing it and just walk the streets. Sit in a park and people watch. You'll be glad
in the fast paced world of New York that you took a minute to take it all in!
First, Get it Together and Get Orientated
Do as the New Yorkers do: check out upcoming free events/concerts on ht-
The Groupon App offers great local deals on activities, restaurants, and tourist excursions
Depending on where you want to go, how long you're staying, and what you want to see,
at the six attractions covered; (adults $53, children under 17 $41),. The CityPass is for those
who want to move on a “New York Minute”. It takes you to the head of the line and takes
half off the price of admission at six of the city's most popular stops, including the Empire
State Building and the American Museum of Natural History. Upon arrival in town, take
advantage of the New York's Official Visitor Information Center (810 Seventh Ave., at
52nd St.) to chat with tour guides, gather brochures, find more local discounts, and which
way to your hotel.
Once you have your itinerary set, make your way to a park or your hotel for free Wi-Fi.
Download the Uber, Roadify, and Yelp apps to find out your information like a true New
Uber -If you don't feel like waiting for a cab or taking the subway, you can
schedule a ride with your GPS from where you are. The Uber may be slightly
pricier than a cab, but it's worth it especially if you're in a time crunch or are
in rush hour.