Category: New York

Bored with stay-at-home? Want to get out of the city in a more socially distanced way, without getting on a plane? Check out this fantastic roundup of 25 best road trips from NYC for the summer of 2020 and beyond. Hudson Valley, New York Distance from NYC: 150 miles Visit in Spring and Autumn for...
Calling the resurgence of the New York City area of downtown Brooklyn a “Renaissance” is putting it mildly. The revitalization of this area and its neighborhoods has been an incredible undertaking. The fact that downtown Brooklyn incorporates a unique mix of history and culture makes the new and improved downtown even more spectacular. So, if...
Dead Horse Bay is a beach in Jamaica Bay, Brooklyn.  Recently featured in Atlas Obscura, the bay has become a sort of mecca for those looking for unusual things to do in NYC.  The beach is situated next to an old landfill and it is covered with old bottles, old toys, even old bicycles.  Having...
Lots of visitors to NYC know that walking across the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most popular free things to do in New York. But many people wonder, is the Manhattan Bridge also walkable? The answer is a resounding YES! In fact, I think that walking the Manhattan bridge is one of New York’s...
It was a time of great controversy. A time of strife and social instability. A time when it felt as though America would remain divided forever. And, at the time, many believed the path to the future could no longer lay through peaceful means. It was 1969 and a little known festival held in Bethel,...
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On GoTravelTipster.com, you will find one-week vacation itineraries for couples and families.  Don’t have time for a week-long trip? Check out my weekend getaway ideas!
Always practical, accompanied by beautiful photography and a bit of history, my goal is to help you create – and fulfill – the ultimate travel bucket list.  I look forward to your comments and questions, and happy traveling!

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