13 Free Things to do in NYC that are Actually Worth Doing

By: Sarah

New York is known to be an expensive city. However, it is not impossible to experience much of what it has to offer for free or dirt cheap. Watch my video below for some of the top things to do in the Big Apple that are completely free or budget friendly.

Things to do in video:

  1. Free Tours By Foot

  2. Movies with a View at Brooklyn Bridge Park

  3. Bryant Park Free Daily Activities

  4. The Skint

  5. Brooklyn Botanical Garden (free Fridays 8a-12p) and New York Botanical Garden (free all day Wednesday and Saturday from 9a - 10a)

  6. Free Museums - Always free (or pay what you wish) Museum of Natural History, The Cloisters, The Met, and the MOMA. Download Laura’s free e-book here for a full list of all of the museums that are free.

  7. Free Kayaking - Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse. For a list of all of the locations that offer free kayaking download Laura’s free e-book.

  8. Yoga to the People - Free yoga classes

  9. Good Morning America Summer Concert Series - 2019 schedule will be announced in the Spring.

  10. Shakespeare in the Park

  11. Have your own Picnic in Central Park

  12. Bronx Zoo (free on Wednesdays) and the New York Aquarium (Wednesdays starting at 3p)

  13. Free Comedy Shows


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