Want to go to New York City but don’t want to break the bank? Look below at these 5 Things you can do in New York for FREE!

  1. Ride the Ferry from New York City to Staten Island

If you are exploring Manhattan you can’t miss, especially on a budget. Every 30 minutes from the Whitehall Terminal in Manhattan a FREE ferry from Manhattan to Staten Island goes over the Upper Bay. Not only will you be getting a FREE view of the New York Skyline you will also get a great view of the Statue of Liberty without paying 25 dollars.

2. Be on The Today Show

Have you ever wanted your Hollywood Debut? The Today Show is viewed by millions of people everyday and many celebrities are interviewed on the show. Each morning they have a segment where the hosts go outside and talk to the crowd and also where the crowd gets their few minutes of fame all for FREE!

3. 9/11 Memorial

The 9/11 memorial is a must see in New York City to commemorate those who lost their lives during the horrific event on 9/11. This FREE memorial can only be rightfully experienced in person. The FREE memorial does a good job at paying respects to all those who we tragically lost that 9/11.

4. Central Park

Central Park is a great place to get a break from the busy city life while being in the heart of the city. This FREE park holds a zoo, ice skating in the winter, and iconic movie settings. In Central Park you can enjoy the fresh air while also getting pretty skyline views. It is a must see!

5. Times Square

Times Square is a FREE must-see! Times Square is a different part of town that is primarily for walking and is surrounded with bright build boards. Times Square is where the New Years Ball drops each year, which you can see in all its glory in real life. Times Square is home to places like the iconic New York City M&M building, Krispy Kreme with special “Big Apple” donut and dollar slice pizza places.

Now New York City may be the city that never sleeps and can be pretty pricy; there are still so many cool FREE opportunities just waiting for people. If you want to go somewhere on vacation but don’t know where to go when traveling on a budget. Don’t knock New York City off your list and have fun!

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