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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Things to do in: New York City

Things to do in: New York City

New York is the city that never sleeps — and when people come to visit, they sometimes don’t want to sleep for fear of missing out! There are so many things to do that the unlimited possibilities can become overwhelming, so our local NYC tour guides have selected their top...

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Where to buy the best souvenirs in NYC

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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Hot spots for a fun, flirty date night in NYC

Hot spots for a fun, flirty date night in NYC

New York City has some very romantic scenery. The Brooklyn Bridge is the spot for countless proposals and 100 couples said “I do” on the Empire State Building this past Valentine’s Day (in -6˚C, no less!). But what if you’re someone looking for a little less of a commitment right...

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Where to get outdoors in NYC

Where to get outdoors in NYC

New Yorkers love being outdoors. It might have to do with the fact that we practically hibernate all winter long (not us Urban Adventure tour guides, though!). So when the sun comes out, we want to dine outside, walk instead of take the train, and head to our local parks....

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Top 5 craft beer bars in NYC

Top 5 craft beer bars in NYC

New York City has had a long relationship with good beer. From the earliest days of European settlement on the island of Manhattan to today’s craft scene, there’s been a tradition of brewing. New York State was home to one of the US’s largest brewing industries in the late 18th...

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