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32 Free Things to do in New York City

  1. Embrace the city’s calming spirit as you walk the High Line
  2. Get caught up in the iconic hustle and bustle of Times Square
  3. (Try) snap a picture with the Flatiron Building
  4. Hop on the Staten Island Ferry for a closer view of The Statue of Liberty
  5. Pay a visit to the Chelsea Markets
  6. Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge
  7. Head across to DUMBO to capture the iconic photograph
  8. Escape all the city’s hustle and bustle with a walk through Central Park
  9. Pay respect at the 9/11 Memorial
  10. Try get tickets for the audience of Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show
  11. Capture the city landscape from the Brooklyn Promenade
  12. Awe over the size of the Grand Central Terminal
  13. Get a tour round Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Brewery (Weekends)
  14. Experience a culture change with a walk through Little Italy and Chinatown
  15. Take in Lady Liberty’s view from Battery Park
  16. Witness the light show at Socrates Sculpture Park or enjoy their Movie Wednesdays
  17. Enjoy the fun atmosphere of the Coney Island Boardwalk (theme park rides will cost $)
  18. Have some down-time in The New York Public Library
  19. Rummage around the shops on 5th Avenue
  20. Cycle round Governor’s Island before enjoying a picnic with a view
  21. Cheer on at a local amateur baseball match
  22. Take the Air-Tram across to Roosevelt Island
  23. Look around the Rockefeller Centre
  24. Check out The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Museum
  25. Experience the lively buzz of Broadway in the evening
  26. Witness some art at the Bronx Museum of Arts
  27. Kayak for free from a public boathouse (Long Island Community B.H. or Downtown B.H.)
  28. Go back in the history books with a visit to the African Burial Ground
  29. Visit the City Hall
  30. Spend some time out of the city smells at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
  31. Enjoy the view from Brighton Beach in South Brooklyn
  32. Spend an afternoon in Prospect Park




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  • everydaystrangeblog
    June 28, 2017 at 3:04 AM

    I’ve done a few of these, but my favorite was walking across the Brooklyn Bridge at night πŸ–€

    • Wanderfully Living
      June 28, 2017 at 3:06 AM

      We never managed to walk it at night but I can just imagine the view, I bet it was wonderful

  • Clazz - An Orcadian Abroad
    June 28, 2017 at 6:42 PM

    Loving your photos!! These are awesome tips, I want to go back to NYC so badly, waaaahh!!

    • Wanderfully Living
      June 28, 2017 at 6:44 PM

      Thank Clazz I’m happy you like them! Ohh tell me about it, we want to be back