8 Free things to do in NYC

By Netanya Trimboli @netanyas

Despite popular belief, NYC doesn't have to be expensive! In fact, there are tons of very cool, free things to do. This is a round of up of my top recs. #seekerchallenge

Free things to do in NYC Map

Free things to do in NYC Places

  • Bryant Park
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      Not far from Times Square, Bryant Park offers a recluse from the big city. It also offers a range of free events year round.

  • Staten Island Zoo
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      Staten Island has its own personality and is worth a visit. After you take the free ferry to the island to waive at the Statue of Liberty, stay and check out the zoo, which is free on Wednesday afternoons.

  • The High Line
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      This old railway systems has been converted into a park, featuring beautiful natural spaces and art displays. It's a very unique view of NYC and weekend access is free.

  • The Museum at FIT
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      For something a bit different, check out a museum all about clothes and fashion, featuring student designs, as well as creations from some of the top names in the business. It's open Tuesday-Saturday and always free.

  • Brooklyn Brewery
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      Who doesn't love a good brewery tour? Located in the trendy neighborhood of Williamsburg, the Brooklyn Brewery offers free tours on Saturdays and Sundays,

  • Governors Island
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      This scenic island is so close, yet feels so far, for the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. The ferry is free on Saturdays and Sundays before noon, and once you get there, you can hike, bike, or splurge on mini golf.

  • The Museum of Modern Art
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      This otherwise expensive museum is free on Fridays from 4-8pm. It's also in the perfect location to enjoy dinner or a night on the town afterward.

  • Staten Island Ferry Terminal Bar
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      Get a close up of the Statue of Liberty, without having to pay the $12 fee! The Staten Island ferry is free every day and you get a sweeping view of Lady Liberty.

  • Bryant Park

    Not far from Times Square, Bryant Park offers a recluse from the big city. It also offers a range of free events year round.

    December 15, 2020
  • Staten Island Zoo

    Staten Island has its own personality and is worth a visit. After you take the free ferry to the island to waive at the Statue of Liberty, stay and check out the zoo, which is free on Wednesday afternoons.

    December 15, 2020
  • The High Line

    This old railway systems has been converted into a park, featuring beautiful natural spaces and art displays. It's a very unique view of NYC and weekend access is free.

    December 15, 2020
  • The Museum at FIT

    For something a bit different, check out a museum all about clothes and fashion, featuring student designs, as well as creations from some of the top names in the business. It's open Tuesday-Saturday and always free.

    December 15, 2020
  • Brooklyn Brewery

    Who doesn't love a good brewery tour? Located in the trendy neighborhood of Williamsburg, the Brooklyn Brewery offers free tours on Saturdays and Sundays,

    December 15, 2020
  • Governors Island

    This scenic island is so close, yet feels so far, for the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. The ferry is free on Saturdays and Sundays before noon, and once you get there, you can hike, bike, or splurge on mini golf.

    December 15, 2020
  • The Museum of Modern Art

    This otherwise expensive museum is free on Fridays from 4-8pm. It's also in the perfect location to enjoy dinner or a night on the town afterward.

    December 15, 2020
  • Staten Island Ferry Terminal Bar

    Get a close up of the Statue of Liberty, without having to pay the $12 fee! The Staten Island ferry is free every day and you get a sweeping view of Lady Liberty.

    December 15, 2020