New York City

New York City's Unique Attractions for Kids
New York City’s Unique Attractions for Kids

New York City will delight both kids and their parents with interactive models at Gulliver’s Gate, the underwater world of National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey and hands-on modern art at the Whitney Museum.  After a busy day, snuggle into a kid-friendly classic boutique hotel. Honey, I Shrunk the World Anthony
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Panorama on the Statue of Liberty and the Skyline of Manhattan, New York City, United States
See the 3 M’s for Kids in New York City! Museums, Movies & Musicals

Standing in Times Square for the first time is surreal. Lights everywhere: large billboard-type screens continually flashing and cameras galore as tourists snap away at the iconic sights. And people – lots of people – staring up at the screens in amazement, watching the human “statues” as they perform for
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What Happens When You Let Your Kids Lead the Way During an Impromptu Road Trip? You Roam NYC with a 6 Year Old Haggler

If you love to travel, big cities and excitement, you have been to, or want to go to New York City. Living only a few hours drive away from the Big Apple, I had a great idea; an impromptu road trip to New York with the kids to see a
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The excitement of Broadway shows is like nothing else. Credit: Pixabay
How to Navigate the Lights of Broadway With Teenagers

“They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway…” For starry-eyed young musical theatre superfans, Broadway is the Mecca, the Super Bowl; it’s Legit. Here’s how to navigate the musical streets of Broadway in New York City with teenagers. What Show to Choose? Broadway shows are always changing. Long-running favourites
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The City of PLAY! 7 reasons why Rochester, NY is the perfect cross-border family getaway!

I’ve always been a fan of cross-border shopping – any excuse to spend a few hours at Target and I’m in! But with the Canadian dollar reaching all-time lows this year, it’s been harder to justify traveling to the US just for shopping. If, however, there were a destination that
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6 Best Donut Shops in North America Photo Credit - Flickr Creative Commons - speakerchad
Donuts to die for: The 6 Best Donut Shops in North America

On a recent trip to Portland, I crowd-sourced friends before heading to “beervana” for suggestions on where to eat and drink. Everyone agreed – VooDoo Donuts was a must visit. As a travel writer, that meant just one thing. Though VooDoo received all the accolades from tourists, I would bet
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One World Observatory
One World Observatory in New York City

The events of 9/11 shook the world. The absent Twin Towers left a gaping hole in the iconic Manhattan skyline. Now a new tower has emerged on the familiar cityscape. This tower, at One World Trade Centre, near the 9/11 memorial sites and Ground Zero is among the tallest in
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Times Square New Years Eve Ball Drop
5 Ways to Survive Watching the Ball Drop in Times Square

After an amazing travel deal crossed our path, we decided to escape our lives and head to the concrete jungle of New York City for an impromptu girl’s weekend. We were going to be in New York to ring in the New Year and couldn’t resist the iconic experience of
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A winter break in New York City
A Wee Winter Break in New York

A long, long time ago, a single, sassy gal strutted through the streets of New York. Giddy with the excitement of being in the big city on her first real business trip (OK, it was a trade show, but whatever), she was thirsty for adventure. Wandering through a dense sea
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An Introvert’s Guide to New York City

New York City to me is claustrophobically narrow sidewalks and tall buildings, the sensory overload of hundreds of people and honking taxis, and the chaos of crowds and not quite knowing if I was going to end up where I wanted to be. As I expected, New York isn’t exactly a haven
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