Everyone's looking for a great value these days, and NYC.com proudly offers hundreds of tips on where to stay, places to visit, where to eat, and how to save money in this tight economy. Whether you're a road warrior, a world traveler, or a family seeking smart money-saving tips, our guide to visiting New York City on a budget has some sound advice for you.
This budget guide was designed specifically to help you maximize savings. After you check out the budget guide, do also visit our Getting Around
section, full of useful information about how to get here and how to get from points A to B and everywhere in between. For cheap travel and money-saving tips, read on!
One of New York City's greatest modern traditions, Restaurant Week allows locals and tourists alike to sample the fare of the city's many amazing eateries at great savings. From prix fixe lunch menus for $25 a person to sumptuous dinners for $38, Restaurant Week is an irresistible way to explore the culinary map of the Big Apple! (Notes: not available in conjunction with any other offers, not all restaurants offer both lunch and dinner prix fixe menus, restaurant week menus are not available on Saturdays or Sunday. NYC Restaurant Week happens twice a year in winter and summer. Deals are not valid outside of those two weeks.)
Looking for New York dining deals? Stretch your food dollars even further with our long list of cheap eats, places you'll get your fill and have a great meal.
Visiting New York can be a bargain, and if you start your trip planning with our great deals on hotels and accommodations, you'll have a much bigger budget to take out on the town! We've got budget lodging tips, basics on hotel deals, and great suggestions of where to stay to save more and meet your hotel budget.
Looking for cheap shopping, and stores where prices are low? Not everything you buy in New York is going to break your wallet. If you need proof, just check out these phenomenal deal-makers!
What are generally referred to as as cheap eats in dining guides these days are everywhere to be had in the East Village. In some instances, the dining recommendations we make here are really better suited for take-out, while others are super cheap and great if you are pressed for time and just want to eat on-the-go. Finding a sit-down lunch or dinner in New York City that is tasty and under $10 is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack. You may never find one, but some of these East Village dining options sure can help.
New Yorkers know the East Village as the birthplace and historical home of Bohemian artist movements, counterculture protests, and punk rock madness. But when they think of this artsy neighborhood they also think cheap. There are plenty of great cheap bars that are a real slice of New York life.
New Yorkers know the East Village as the birthplace and historical home of Bohemian artist movements, counterculture protests, and punk rock madness. But when they think of this artsy neighborhood they also think cheap
New York offers completely free events all year-round, from concerts to open-air film series to the finest museums. Save your money by taking advantage of these great deals on first-rate attractions!
For travelers to New York city with kids, the trip can quickly become an expensive adventure if every activity you do has a price tag. The good news is that there are many free New York events, activities, and amusements that kids like, so NYC.com offers a list of some you might want to fit into your fun-filled, kid-friendly schedule.
From the simply educational to the supremely enlightening, the museums of New York are truly one of a kind in their own rights. Always the paragons of culture and history, most museums offer free admission days or reduced-rate admissions throughout the year. This guide will tell you where to go for the best deals, and when.
From happy hours to drink specials to just plain old good prices, New York's rife with watering holes that won't dilute your bank account.
Finding something to do in New York is as easy as stepping out of your door and walking. But where to go? We've put together some of our favorite walking tours to guide you along your way to some of the coolest destinations and sights in New York City. Unless you succumb to the urge to take the subway or a cab, these walking tours are 100% free and completely enjoyable and illuminating.
With so many television shows taping in New York, you can rest assured that there's always a need for a live audience to laugh and applaud. From early morning to late night, you can attend your favorite shows without spending a cent. Here's how.