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42nd Street, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice place to walk with the family and take in the lights if you have guests from out of town. Best to go on Sunday when you can actually snag free parking and it is not as crowded in the evening. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank moroccannproud
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Many shopping opportunities - stores, shops, brand names of all kinds. There are several theaters on the street, and the Central bus station. The street is busy and crowded at all hours - since it is central and provides tourists with the special feel of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Do Times Square and then keep walking around. There is more to this street than that, something that can be said for all of New York City.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

When I was young growing up on NYC in the 1980s, 42nd Street was a dump. Peep shows, strip clubs, and sex shops. Drug addicts walking up and down the street begging for money. Now it's cleaned up with shopping and restaurants. On the west...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank TheSushiGuy
Reviewed 3 November 2018

My heart belongs to 42nd street. What can i say, you MUST go here and feel the vibes from everyone bustling around. sit around and just take it in. so much to see and do. this is the hub of NYC. absolutely love it

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank debbie1961255068
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Though many people equate 42nd Street with Times Square, it covers much more territory as a major crosstown artery between the East and Hudson rivers. As an architecture buff, I enjoy walking the street to look at buildings that reflect styles since 1900. Standouts include...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I loved the tour. Can’t wait to ride it again. Next time I will bring more people with me. They will enjoy the ride as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank trish f
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fun can be had on 42nd Street. Enjoy a movie, eat ice cream, see a play, watch people, shop, eat at a restaurant, go to the library, sit in the park, and more. There are so many things to do on 42nd Street, from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 1CREATIVE
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This iconic street is the heart beat of The Big Apple, lots of shops and eateries, a fantastic vibe a must see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve57C
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s a street, Broadway and 42nd Street And it’s full of expensive shops but it’s still full of people and excitement. The square has been around for ages but was once a druggies hangout before Disney came in and bought property and encouraged the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tigger2594
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lisarC8313AV
26 January 2019|
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Response from Rumples | Reviewed this property |
Line 1. 20 minutes by subway to South Ferry. Walk 5 minutes to Battery Park.
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lisarC8313AV
25 January 2019|
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Response from debbie1961255068 | Reviewed this property |
the under ground train. it is very quick. cabs are actually good but to be on time the trainline is perfect
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lisarC8313AV
19 July 2018|
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Response from Ace28065 | Reviewed this property |
I would say depends on how long you have in NY - how flexible you are on the show and time/date you want. Good luck you will love it.
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