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10 Cool Things to Do for Free in New York

New York is not a cheap city and sometimes we put off traveling to New York because we think that the budget would be too annoying or that we won't be able to do anything for free. And how much do we like doing things for free? :)

In this post I tell you about some great activities that you can do in New York for Free.

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1. A trip on the Staten Island Ferry

One of the favorite and best-known attractions for tourists who visit New York is being able to see the views of the Manhattan skyline and get up close to see the Statue of Liberty. The Staten Island Ferry, which connects the southern tip of Manhattan with State Island, offers the possibility to see these two places is totally FREE.

As soon as Staten Island is full, you can get off and get to know the area a bit or wait for the return ferry that leaves a few minutes away. I recommend that you take advantage of the day to get to know Staten Island.

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2. Take a trip on the Roosevelt Island Tramway

This cable car runs for 80 meters parallel to the "59th Street Bridge" and crosses the East River to connect the island of Manhattan with Roosevelt Island. During this trip you will have a great view of the area from the air, the bridge and the river. Actually this attraction is not 100% free, but it costs the same as a trip on the metro and you pay with the metrocard.

It is an activity that you must do yes or yes.

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3. Visit the 9/11 Memorial

As I told you in the post about 50 things to do in New York, I hope at this moment I wasn't recommending you go to this place, but unfortunately we can't go back and this beautiful place commemorates all those deaths. Where once stood the twin towers of the World Trade Center now stands the 9/11 memorial. The new One World Trade Center complex and the tribute to the victims make a beautiful ensemble with reverse waterfalls and all the names of the victims. Although you have to pay to access the 9/11 Museum or go up to the OWTC viewpoint, walking around the site is free.

Do you want to know how to access the museum for free? I tell you in the post:

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