One Savvy Mom ™ | NYC Area Mom Blog: Great Spots To Explore This Holiday Season In NYC

Great Spots To Explore This Holiday Season In NYC

Whether your visiting the city this holiday season or your a local resident playing tour guide to friends and family, there's plenty of fun to be had at these great spots in and around New York City.

 Get up close and personal with New York City’s breathtaking skyline aboard a cruise on one of Entertainment Cruises’ vessels, including Spirit of New York, Spirit of New Jersey or Bateaux New York.  Nothing else shows off the views of New York City like those from the water! Coupled with lively entertainment, dining and outstanding service, a trip aboard one of these vessels is sure to impress. Looking to celebrate the holiday in a special way this year? Why not climb aboard one of Entertainment Cruises’ Thanksgiving cruises on the Spirit of New York, Spirit of New Jersey or Bateaux New York. Even better – why not surprise family and friends with the ultimate holiday celebration aboard the Jingle Bells Lunch Cruise, Santa Lunch Cruise, Christmas Eve Cruise or any one of Entertainment Cruises’ Specialty Holiday Cruises.

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Enjoy good company over a unique selection of beer at the Standard Biergarten. This winter hangout offers communal seating to accommodate all visitors – and any new friends that might be made – as guests delight in food, drink and ping pong in this glass-enclosed winterized hot spot. 

The Standard Biergarten serves traditional German fare [sausages, pretzels, beer and more] by way of Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner.  Great food and a really fun atmosphere!

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Venture outside Manhattan for a fun game with friends at Brooklyn Bowl! Set in a renovated Williamsburg iron foundry, sixteen lanes are joined by a restaurant, cocktail bar and music stage for a guaranteed good time.

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Take advantage of a New York minute! Visit one of New York’s favorite food trucks! These one-stop meal makers can be tracked down on Twitter for their exact whereabouts! 

Frites ‘N’ Meats:
Find out the locations of their trucks! Killer burgers and amazing fries!
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Wafels & Dinges: Everything [delicious] you can possibly imagine..on a Wafel! 
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Rickshaw Dumpling
The best dumplings and the most amazing dipping sauces!
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  Where are your favorite spots to visit during the holiday season in NYC?