Walking NYC’s High Line with Samuel Hubbard shoes

Walking NYC’s High Line with Samuel Hubbard shoes

Urban Adventures has partnered with Samuel Hubbard so you can experience the Best. Day. Ever. in some Ridiculously Comfortable Shoes. It’s a match made in heaven, like wine and cheese or the birds and bees. So read on and learn how to put your best, most comfortable foot forward all...

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How to have the perfect day in Long Island City, Queens

How to have the perfect day in Long Island City, Queens

It’s sad but true that most tourists only ever see Queens on their drive to the airport. However, it would be a shame to end your discovery of New York City without visiting this overlooked borough. Just a short subway ride away from Manhattan is one of the city’s most...

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The complete guide to: New York City travel

The complete guide to: New York City travel

New York City is an experience unlike any other. Whether you’re here for a few nights or a couple weeks, we want you to have the Best. Trip. Ever. in the city! But with hundreds of options to choose from in terms of cafés, restaurants, bars, shopping, museums, art galleries,...

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The hot dog that’s also a piece of NYC history

The hot dog that’s also a piece of NYC history

You can’t turn a corner in New York City without finding a hot dog vendor — but there’s only one guy in town who can stake claim to selling the most authentic and historic street dog in NYC. But first, a bit of necessary history. The hot dog was invented...

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The best way to appreciate NYC’s immigrant history is through your stomach

The best way to appreciate NYC’s immigrant history is through your stomach

What’s the most iconic building in New York City? Is it the Empire State, its spire pointing towards the heavens? Or perhaps Rockefeller Center with its proud traditions and breathtaking panoramic views. Or maybe the Chrysler, its pretty rooftop design making it inherently recognisable from all around the city. I’d...

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Watch: Where to buy the best souvenirs in NYC

Watch: Where to buy the best souvenirs in NYC

People often ask me where the best place to shop is in NYC — but with so many options, it’s a tough question to answer. (Or, ahem, the quickest answer is for you to hop on our Made In NY: Industry City shopping tour.) Unless you’re asking me from inside...

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In photos: The hidden ghost signs of NYC

In photos: The hidden ghost signs of NYC

Visiting New York is like drinking water out of a fire hydrant. So much is happening every minute of the day that it’s easy to get overwhelmed. One of the things that visitors (and sometimes even locals) frequently miss are the city’s ubiquitous ghost signs. These are old advertisements that...

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A local’s guide to Astoria (Queens), NYC

A local’s guide to Astoria (Queens), NYC

No one knows local life like our guides. That’s why we’ve asked them take us around their favourite ‘hoods and offer their insider tips on seeing the city like a true local. Want to hang out with them for a day and follow their expert lead? We can make it...

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Traveller stories: On an NYC cocktail crawl

Traveller stories: On an NYC cocktail crawl

Mondays. The first day of the week to have a fresh start, learn something new, be productive, and go on a craft cocktail tour. That last part was no mistake, as you cannot shock your body into completely stopping the weekend activities. It’s bad for you. It’s science. The Urban...

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Meet: Nikki, our local expert in NYC

Meet: Nikki, our local expert in NYC

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On being a native New Yorker… A lot of natives take the city for granted but I...

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