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Made it back from New York City. Wow…what a great time! I’ll admit, I never had a strong desire to visit NYC. I’m more of a outdoors, national park kind of person…but I’d go back in a heartbeat! We flew into LaGuardia. The prices were better for us, but check both JFK and Newark when booking tickets. To get from the airport, we used Super Shuttle. So trying to find a budget… Read More

Due to Superstorm Sandy, the Statue of Liberty was still closed for repairs. So we had to settle for the next best thing: the Staten Island Ferry. You’re not able to stop at Liberty Island, and the views of the statue aren’t particularly close, but the ferry is reliable, runs 24/7, is fast, and free. The ride is about 25 minutes each way. From Lower Manhattan, the ferry departs from the Whitehall… Read More