LINKS to
NEW YORK CITY
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(mainly for travel planning)

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Abbreviations:

  • NY = New York
  • NYC = New York City
  • NJ = New Jersey
  • CT = Connecticut
  • MA = Massachusetts


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New York City TOURIST ATTRACTION web sites

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  • Wikipedia - Tourism_in_New_York_City - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourism_in_New_York_City

  • 40 free things to do in New York City -
    www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/new-york-city/travel-tips-and-articles/76493

  • nycgo.com NYC Attractions - www.nycgo.com/allattractions
    ("complete list of attractions in NYC")

  • nycgo.com "The Official NYC Guide" - www.nycgo.com

  • Frommer's List of Attractions in NYC -
    www.frommers.com/destinations/new-york-city/attractions

  • Things to Do in NYC - www.timeout.com/newyork/things-to-do

  • Things to Do in NYC -
    www.thingstodo.com/states/NY/city/new-york-city/attractions.html

  • NYC Parks - Things to Do - www.nycgovparks.org/programs/things-to-do

  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority, NYC - mta.info
    (MTA web site shows latest service changes ;
    click on MetroCard icon for info on MetroCards, such as 1-day Fun Pass --- or
    7-day Unlimited Ride card, for $31 in 2015)

  • New York Pass - newyorkpass.com
    (1, 2, 3, or 7 day passes available ; about $180 for a 3-day pass in 2015 ; admission to over
    80 attractions and museums ; ~140 page guide book and maps ; behind the scenes and
    ahead of the line at many attractions - museums, theaters, zoos, gardens, shopping,
    dining ; discounts at 25 top restaurants and retailers ; purchase the pass on-line,
    or by phone or in NYC near 44th St.)

  • City Pass, New York - citypass.com/new-york
    (6 major attractions for one pass, about $114 in 2015 ; valid 9 days ; you can buy a pass at
    the first attraction you visit ; The 6 attractions: Empire State Building Observatory,
    2 hour Circle Line Harbor Cruise, American Museum of Natural History, Guggenheim Museum,
    Museum of Modern Art, Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum ; for more info, visit the web site or
    call their phone number ; "City Pass" is available for other cities: Boston, Philadelphia,
    San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Toronto, Hollywood, Southern California)

  • Continental Guest Services - continentalguestservices.com
    (A Hotel Guest & Concierge Services Company [1-800-299-8587 and 212-944-8910] :

      Broadway-theatre and sight-seeing tours; also sports, culture tickets;
      Madison Square Garden events ; Radio City Music Hall events ; airport shuttle and
      private limousines ; restaurant reservations

    Located at many hotel desks:

      Affinia Manhattan, Belvedere, Carlton on Madison Ave.,
      Courtyard by Marriott Times Square, Courtyard by Marriott Midtown East,
      Doubletree Metropolitan, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency Jersey City,
      Hilton New York, Lucerne, Marriott Brooklyn, Marriott Eastside,
      Milford Plaza, Millinnium Broadway, New Yorker, Park Central,
      Pennsylvania, Residence Inn by Marriott, Roosevelt, Sheraton Hotel and Towers,
      Sheraton Manhattan, Waldorf-Astoria, Westin New York at Times Square)
  • City Sights NY, NYC - citysightsny.com
    (tours via top-seating-only open-deck buses ;
    the All-Around-Town Tour offers 2 days of sightseeing from $54 in 2015 ;
    the 2 day tour includes

    • a downtown tour,
    • a night tour,
    • an uptown treasures & Harlem tour,
    • a ticket for a 75-minute Circle Line cruise,
    • admission to the Museum of the City of New York

    The CitySights NY Visitor Center is on 42nd Street, in 2015)

  • Empire State Building Observatory - esbny.com
    (5th Ave. at 34th St. ; open daily 8am to midnight)

  • Fire Department NY (FDNY), Fire Zone - fdnyfirezone.org
    (at Rockefeller Center, 34 W. 51st St. between 5th & 6th Ave. ;
    official FDNY store ; FDNY's Fire Safety Learning Center
    - run by the FDNY Fire Safety Education Fund ; hands-on exhibits ;
    learn how to make your home safe; hop aboard an engine and wear real
    bunker gear ; buy official shirts, hats, patches, and more)

  • Grand Central Terminal - grandcentralterminal.com
    (shops, restaurants, market, tour info ; 42nd St. & Park Ave.)

  • Liberty Helicopter Tours - libertyhelicopters.com
    (3 locations:

    • VIP Heliport at W. 30th St. and 12th Ave.,
    • Downtown Manhattan Heliport at pier 6 and the East River,
    • Paulus Hook Terminal in Jersey City, NJ.

    Open 365 days/year ; reservations required ; 1-800-542-9933)

  • Maddam Tusssaud's, NYC - nycwax.com
    (wax sculptures of famous people ; at Times Square, 234 W. 42nd St.,
    between 7th & 8th Aves.)

  • Circle Line 42nd street, NYC - circleline42.com
    (Pier 83, W. 42nd St. and 12th Ave., west of Times Square; also pier 16, South Street Seaport ;
    1.25, 2, and 3 hour sightseeing cruises; 2 hour harbor lights cruise ;
    2 hour live music cruises ; 30 minute BEAST speedboat ride)

  • Circle Line downtown, NYC - circlelinedowntown.com
    (2 departure locations: Pier 16, South Street Seaport or Battery Park;
    one hour cruises aboard the Zephyr, or speedboat cruises on the Shark ;
    also frequent ferry service sailing to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
    from Battery Park, 7 days a week ; 212-269-5755 for more info.)

  • Circle Line tours of the Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, NYC - statuereservations.com
    (3 tours: Statue Observation deck tour, Promenade tour through the
    Statue of Liberty Museum, and audio tour of the Statue and Ellis Island)

  • New York Sightseeing, NYC - newyorksightseeing.com
    (Gray Line bus tours ; sightseeing cruises ; helicopter flights ;
    tickets to ALL major NYC attractions & Broadway shows ; 1-800-669-0051 or 212-445-0848)

  • New York Water Taxi, NYC - nywatertaxi.com
    (60 minute guided tours from South Street Seaport;
    serves 12 stops around Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens ; hop-on, hop-off ;
    see Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan skyline, and more ;
    $31 for all-day, hop-on/hop-off, in 2015)

  • New York Waterway Sightseeing Cruises, NYC - nywaterway.com
    (ferry tickets ; esp. between New Jersey and NYC)

  • Screen Tours, NYC - onlocationtours.com/new-york-tours/
    (bus & walking tours of movie and TV locations ; "Spiderman", "Friends",
    "Sopranos", "Sex and the City" sites)

  • Times Square Visitor Center, NYC - timessquarenyc.org
    (1560 Broadway, between 46th & 47th Streets ; 8AM to 8PM, 7 days per week)

  • Top of the Rock Obervation Deck - topoftherocknyc.com
    (top of Rockefeller Center, 67th to 70th floor ; unobstructed 360-degree skyline view ,
    including Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge ;
    50th St. between 5th & 6th Aves.)

  • Toys R Us, Times Square, NYC - ToysrusTimesSquare.com
    (Broadway & 44th St. ; this Toys R Us store can/could take your picture and
    display it on their jumbo LED screen, over the city street, viewable by
    hundreds of tourists & residents, on Broadway ;
    you can select from messages suited for marriage proposals, birthdays, or whatever)

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New York City GUIDE web sites
(esp. Manhattan)

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New York City ANTIQUES web sites

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New York City ART web sites   (esp. art galleries and art museums)

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New York City BOOKS web sites   (esp. book stores)

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New York City COMPUTER web sites   (esp. stores and support)

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New York City FOOD web sites (some eateries and grocers)

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New York City HEALTH & MEDICINE web sites

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New York City HOME FURNISHING web sites

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New York City LODGING web sites

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New York City MAPS web sites

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New York City MUSEUM web sites   (also see the ART section, above)

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New York City MUSIC web sites   (and other entertainment -
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New York City NEWSPAPER and MAGAZINE web sites

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New York City handy PHONE NUMBERS

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Visitor Services:
  • General Information, 411
  • Visitors Bureau, 1-800-NYC-VISIT
  • NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation, 360-1333
  • Travelers Aid Society, 718-656-4870
  • Radler Travel Agency, 581-1500
  • U.S. Post Office, 967-8585
  • NYC Talking Map, 1-800-407-0032 (then 1 for English)
Hospitals:
  • Bellvue Hospital, 462 1st Ave at E. 27th St., 561-4141
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, 1st Ave. and 16th St., 420-2000
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, 5th Ave. and 100th St., 241-6500
  • New York Hospital, 525 E. 68th St., 746-5454
  • New York University Medical Center, 550 1st Ave., 263-7300
  • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Amsterdam Ave., 523-4000
  • St. Vincent's Hospital, 7th Ave. at W. 11th St., 604-7000
Trains:
  • Amtrak, 1-800-872-7245
  • Long Island Railroad, 1-718-217-5477
  • Metro-North Railroad, 532-4900
  • N.J. Transit, 1-201-491-7000
  • NYC Transit, 1-718-330-1234
Airlines:
  • Air Canada, 1-800-776-3000
  • Air Europa, 1-888-238-7672
  • Air France, 1-800-237-2747
  • Alitalia, 1-800-223-5730
  • All Nippon Airways, 1-800-235-9262
  • American, 1-800-433-7300
  • America West Airlines, 1-800-235-9292
  • British Airways, 1-800-247-9297
  • Continental Airlines, 1-800-525-0280
  • Delta, 1-800-221-1212
  • Lufthansa German Airlines, 1-800-645-3880
  • Mexicana Airlines, 1-800-531-7921
  • Northwest, 1-800-225-2525
  • Swissair, 1-800-221-4750
  • Tap Air Portugal, 1-800-221-7370
  • TWA, 1-800-221-2000
  • United, 1-800-241-6522
  • US Air, 1-800-428-4322
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways, 1-800-862-8621
Airports:
  • Kennedy International, 718-244-4444
  • LaGuardia International, 718-533-3400
  • Newark International, 201-961-6000
Car Rental Companies:
  • Avis, 1-800-331-1212
  • Budget, 1-800-527-0800
  • Dollar, 1-800-800-4000
  • Hertz, 1-800-654-3131
  • National, 1-800-227-7368

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  • New York City REAL ESTATE web sites (sales and rentals)

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    New York City SCHOOLS web sites   (incl. universities)

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    New York City SPORTS & RECREATION web sites

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    New York City TRANSPORTATION web sites

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    Some "WEB DIRECTORIES" of New York City Web Sites (such as DMOZ)

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    Page was created 2006 Jul. Page was changed 2010 Aug 10.
    Page was changed 2015 Jul 2. (Removed dead links to the old Google and Yahoo 'web-directories'. Added 'WEB SEARCH' links.
    Removing dead links - in process. Adding some links - in process.)
    Page was changed 2015 Jul 23 (Added some book stores.)
    Page was changed 2015 Aug 02. (Finished most of the mid-2015 updating.)