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Why Stay in Midtown East?

Kelli White Travel Tips

Deciding where to stay in New York can be overwhelming, there’s so much to do, see, eat and explore. Home to a vibrant, timeless and bustling neighborhood, Midtown East is just steps away from some fantastic dining, entertainment, shopping, and New York City sightseeing! You’re sure to fall in love with this art deco inspired part of the big apple. …

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Top 8 Most Instagrammable Places in Manhattan

Kelli White Explore New York, Travel Tips

New York City is home to some of the most gorgeous architecture, parks, and artworks that the nation has to offer. As you walk down the streets of NYC you can see just how popular some of these spots are by the swarm of posed people and smartphones snapping away to get that perfect shot. We have compiled a list …

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Top 5 Things to Do in NYC During Winter

Kelli White Travel Tips

Visiting New York City during the winter months is truly something to behold. During the holidays, you can experience NYC glowing in lights and holiday window displays that will leave you in absolute awe. Not into the holiday cheer, that’s okay! NYC also has several outdoor activities, seasonal festivals and, of course, shopping! Here are the top five must-do things …

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12 of the Best Military Discounts in New York City

Tim Welsh Travel Tips

Whether you’re visiting the Big Apple for business or fun, saving some money is always nice. You’ve served our country – you deserve the best! Fortunately, despite its reputation as one of the most expensive cities in the world, there’s no shortage of military discounts in New York to help you make the most of your trip. Make the Most …

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Best Places to Do Business in Midtown East

Tim Welsh Travel Tips

Midtown East is the perfect location for business travelers in New York City. A prime location with proximity to the Rockefeller Center, Times Square, and Grand City Central Terminal, the connectivity and options for shopping, dining, and drinking are virtually limitless. Finding the perfect business hotel in New York can make a big difference when it comes to having an …

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AAA Member Deals in NYC

Tim Welsh Travel Tips

It comes as no surprise that owning a car, and the associated hefty cost of parking in Greater New York, is often a deterrent for New Yorkers.  If you find yourself picking public transportation to bypass this inconvenience – don’t! AAA (American Automobile Association) is thankfully changing the game. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a membership that …

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A Luxury Weekend in New York

Tim Welsh Travel Tips

New York city is packed full of the finest cuisine, entertainment, shopping, and hotels, making It the perfect destination for travelers looking for the luxurious experience. Everyone knows that NYC is home to some of the best eats, but not all food is created equal in the big apple. Nothing says luxury cuisine better than Michelin stars and that’s exactly …

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What to Do Around Rockefeller Center

Tim Welsh Explore New York, Travel Tips

The Rockefeller Center is a New York City icon, consisting of 19 commercial building that sprawl over 22 acres! Exploring the entire Rockefeller Center can be quite exhausting, maybe impossible in one day, so we’ve narrowed down our must-do list for anyone visiting the Rockefeller.  Our favorite spots around Rockefeller Center. Dining – Restaurants & Bars Walking around the 22 …

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Find Great Free Wifi for Working in NYC

Tim Welsh Travel Tips

When you travel for business, you need to be on your game wherever you might roam — and that means having internet access through your laptop, iPad, or mobile phone. If you’re doing business in New York City, the pace is fast, so you might find yourself slipping in a bit of extra work on the side to get everything …

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Tying the Knot? Consider These Fabulous Wedding Venues in NYC

Tim Welsh Travel Tips

No matter what your style — chic, relaxed, formal, or fun — there’s a wedding venue in NYC that will take your vow-sharing ceremony to the next level. In fact, we’ve got loads of venues, from intimate to over-the-top, just a short distance from the Concorde. Plus, when you stay with us, you and your wedding party can experience the …