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News and Tips from Matthew Cummings, Founder and Owner of CityWalksNY

What Is It Like to Visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum?

9/11 Memorial Museum Occurring just less than two years into the new Millenium, the 9/11 attacks on New York City sent reverberations worldwide. Those old enough to remember the events...
NYC skyscrapers

The Best Off-the-Beaten-Track Sights in NYC

You’ve probably clicked through to here because you’ve asked yourself: what are some off-the-beaten-tracks sights in NYC? Well, you’ve found the right corner of the internet for answers as we...
Guide to Visiting Manhattan | CityWalksNY

Guide to Visiting Manhattan

Discover the real NYC with CityWalksNY's guide to visiting Manhattan. Learn about Midtown, Wall Street, and the Upper West Side. Find out more!
Times Square: The Crossroads of the World

Walking Tour Etiquette 101: Tips For Tourists

While minding your manners is always important, there are some other tips to keep in mind that will help you get the most out of your tour time.
What To Expect On Your NYC Gangster Tour

What To Expect On Your NYC Gangster Tour

Some of New York City's most famous residents were gangsters who were notorious in areas like Little Italy, Chinatown, The Five Points, and the Lower East Side.
Why Fall Is The Best Time To Schedule Your NYC Tour

Why Fall Is The Best Time To Schedule Your NYC Tour

Falling leaves, crisp air, cozy restaurants — there is something so charming about New York City during Autumn. While many of the city’s visitors flock to the area during the...
Visiting NYC? Here’s Why You Need to Consider a Customized Walking Tour

Visiting NYC? Here’s Why You Need to Consider a Customized Walking Tour

If you are unfamiliar with the City That Never Sleeps, then you risk missing the most interesting parts during your upcoming visit.
Explore NYC – the islands of New York City

Explore NYC: The Islands of New York City

New York City is more than just a city - it's several cities brought together to form a larger mega-city!
Top 5 places to visit in Brooklyn

Top 5 places to visit in Brooklyn

As Brooklyn has become the new hub for young professionals, entrepreneurs, start-ups and so much more the number of visitors coming here has skyrocketed.
Museums of New York City - The Cultural Capital of the World

Museums of New York City – The Cultural Capital of the World

New York is host to; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Solomon R. Guggengheim Museum, The Frick Collection and many more.
Visiting Brooklyn – A local perspective

Visiting Brooklyn – A local perspective

Brooklyn has been a hotspot for young professionals, creatives and investors alike for the last 15 years.
Tips on Traveling Through New York City

Tips on Traveling Through New York City

NYC is big. NYC is small. The city is old, but also modern. New York has its own unique culture, while also being home to a variety of cultures from...

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