Although New York City is known for being outrageously expensive, traveling as a tourist doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of affordable Airbnb, hostel, and hotel options to choose from.
When my mom and I stayed in NYC, we chose to rent an apartment from a Korean lady for around $100 a night, which was very affordable and spacious for the both of us. We were situated right next to Central Park and The Met.
New York City exceeded my expectations and definitely made my top 5 favorite cities list.
To make it easier for you, I’ve compiled a list of free things you can do in New York City. Don’t let the cost refrain you from visiting this majestic city! Here is a book on New York City, if you like learning more in depth about the country and all of the sights to visit.
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Facts About New York City:
- Over 800 languages are spoken in New York City
- The first pizzeria opened in NYC
- NYC has the largest Chinese population outside of China and also has the most Jewish people outside of Israel
- Commercial delivery companies such as FEDEX and UPS receive over 7,000 parking tickets daily, leading to a revenue of 120 million for the state
- The Empire State has its own zipcode
- The state of Texas could hold the entire world’s population if it were as densely populated as NYC