The Top Eight Things to Do in NYC This Fall

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NY Fall Foliage Tour

Cross the George Washington Bridge and soak up the vibrant autumn colors of the Hudson Valley with this 4.5-hour fall foliage tour. Scenic stops include the 18th-century Fort Montgomery, Lookout Inn—the highest point of Palisades Cliffs—and West Point Academy.

Pumpkin Picking

Looking to get out of the city for some family friendly fun? New Yorkers can take the ferry to Staten Island, where the Historic Richmond Town Pumpkin Patch welcomes kids with a cornstalk maze, hay rides and a farmhouse tour. Other farms that offer pumpkin picking include Stuart’s Farm in Westchester County, Secor Farms in New Jersey or Elwood Pumpkin Farm in Long Island.

Central Park Sightseeing Bike Tour

When the summer heat finally subsides and the leaves begin to change color, there’s no better time to cruise around Central Park. This two-hour bike tour includes all the park highlights, from Belvedere Castle to Bethesda Terrace to Shakespeare Garden.

New York Ghost Walk

From the paranormal to the eerie, the New York Ghost Walk will reveal the spooky underbelly of the West Village—right in time for All Hallows’ Eve. Discover a grave site buried beneath one of New York’s most popular parks and the hangouts of the ghosts of Mark Twain and Edgar Allan Poe on this 2- hour walking tour.

Village Halloween Parade

One of the most beloved Halloween traditions in New York City is the Village Halloween Parade that marches up 6th Avenue on October 31. Don your most elaborate costume to fit in with this artistic extravaganza, complete with music, puppets, dancers and live bands.

Blood Manor

Embrace the spookiness of the season by wandering through a haunted house like no other. Blood Manor is made up of 5,000 square feet of fear-inducing fun, from themed rooms to long dark corridors.

World Yacht Thanksgiving Cruises

For all the joys of Thanksgiving without any of the clean-up, leave the cooking to someone else this year and make a reservation for a World Yacht Thanksgiving Cruise. The cruise sails along the Hudson River, offering views of the Statue of Liberty and a holiday feast with all the traditional fixings.

This is a guest post from NewYork.com. NewYork.com is a leading and trusted expert on New York City and the only existing website to plan and book a complete New York City itinerary, ranging from hotels, Broadway shows, dining, attractions and tours.

The Perfect Fall and Winter Boot

Disclosure- I received the below in order to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own and honest.
I know that no one really wants to talk about it, but the reality is : Winter Is Coming Soon. In a matter of weeks I will battle with icy cold winds taking my breath away. I will curse the snow covered streets. I will whimper in dismay as I attempt to navigate the icy walks around town.
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Knowing that the season of sneezin’ is on the way, I have began to prepare myself with outdoor gear to make my life comfortable, keep my body warm, and to help me get around safely. The first item I knew I wanted to address was my winter footwear. Face it, a great pair of boots can make your life a lot easier and safer too.
Let me tell you about the Thomas Boot 200 from Hi-Tec Inspired by Life. This is the ultimate Lifestyle Winter Boot. With a durable textile upper, i-shield technology to repel water and dirt, and Thinsulate™ insulation for that winter warmth, this is the perfect apres boot for any condition. OrthoLite® sockliner provides cushioning and a durable, celated high abrasion EVA outsole absorbs impact. Stylish features. MSRP $80.00

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Lunsdale II Quilted Jacket

Unfortunately all seasons have to come to an end, and with those ends clothing options change as well. From summer to fall, then fall to winter- jacket and layers are necessities in many parts of the country. In mine it is absolutely necessary. Today we will be looking at a new jacket which is water proof and insulated for the perfect fall into winter jacket, the Lunsdale II Quilted Jacket.

products and ian snoring video 10 2 14 007The Lunsdale is built with some interesting technology involved, like the AquaDry Membrane mesh lining. This lining will not only keep you dry but also warm in all kinds of nasty weather. Along with the quilted construction of the jacket you will be comfortable and stylish in this jacket. The jacket also sports 9 pockets including 2 zipped hand warming pockets, 2 studded chest pockets, 1 mobile phone pocket, which can also be used as an mp3 player pocket, 1 Velcro credit card pocket for easy access during bitter cold days and 1 zipped inner pocket for those items you want to keep most safe. The storm flap and narrow inner zip guard help keep unwanted drafts out of the Lunsdale, keeping the jacket where you put it and most importantly wrapped around you.
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