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New York’s Best Free Travel Apps

Heading to New York for your summer holiday this year? If so, be sure to check out these New York Travel Apps that offer the very best travel guides and tips to exploring the Big App-le.

From Central Park to the Statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building to Brooklyn Bridge, New York is one of the most exciting and fascinating cities to visit on the planet.

We’ve already mentioned that travel apps have grown in popularity with travellers worldwide since 2010, (Read More: Smartphone Popularity Grows), and that looks set to continue this year, too.

A growing number of tourists to New York are utilizing mobile apps on their iPhone/iPads to make their travel experience in the Big Apple as seamless as possible.

Below we highlight 5 of the best apps to help you explore the city that never sleeps – and to cap it all off, they are free, too. But before you hit New York, be sure to check out these must-have summer gadgets to take with you, too. (Read More: Best Summer Gadgets).

Best Free Travel Apps for Exploring New York City

MoMA: Pretend to be an expert in the arts with the Museum of Modern Art app that provides audio tours for different parts of the MoMA. Also keep updated on upcoming events, exhibits, information on art installations and more.

Take Me To My Car: If you are in New York as part of a fly-drive, remembering where you parked in between the skyscrapers can be hard. Never forget where you parked your car on with this handy app that remembers your spot.

Roadify: Navigate around the city like a pro using Roadify’s subway locator which lists subway lines in your vicinity.

Picksie: Help finding restaurants, bars and entertainment across Manhattan. Picksie will recommend entertainment and gourmet destinations based on time, weather, location and individual tastes!

New York Pass Travel Guide: Brush up on your knowledge about the Big Apple with these fun facts, contact information and opening hours for over 55 New York attractions.

Not going to New York this summer? Check out our ten of the best travel apps for use closer to home, too.


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