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8 Things to do on a Saturday in NYC

8 Things to do on a Saturday in NYC

It’s the weekend! You made it! But now is not the time to lie around the house and do nothing. Now’s the time to refresh yourself while you have the time to do so. Trust me, there are things that will recharge you much more than sitting in front of the TV, wasting a perfectly good weekend. To get you started and whet your appetite for a fun weekend, here’s a list of things you never thought to do on a Saturday in NYC.

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    Accomplice New York
    Accomplice New York

    Accomplice The Show

    Yes, it’s a tour, but it is something that even New Yorkers get a kick out of. This is fun to go on with a group of friends as you solve clues and find surprises around every corner, all the while learning a few fun facts about the city.

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    Greenwich Village Food Tour
    Greenwich Village Food Tour

    Free Tours By Foot

    Warning: what you're about to read will make you drool. Get the ultimate foodie experience on a walking tour of Greenwich Village, one of the city's most historic areas, celebrated for its vast selection of cuisines. From Mediterranean delicacies and desserts to good ol' New York style pizza, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Expand your palette with the savory flavors of prociutto arancini and not-your-average bagel and shmear, or satisfy your sweet tooth with cajeta caramel and crepes galore. Drooling yet? We warned ya!

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    Archery Lesson
    Archery Lesson

    Queens Archery

    There’s nothing worse than the weekend doldrums, you are, after all, supposed to be enjoying your time off. Cure this problem with some well-aimed focus. Sublimate your inner aggression into tranquility and peace, essentially zen-out in the art of archery. Perhaps, by mastering the fine motor skills required for archery, you will also master your restlessness. Consider your weekend enjoyable.

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    Sunset Sail
    Sunset Sail

    Classic Harbor Line

    If you work long hours, which we know most New Yorkers do, you probably don’t get out until dusk or long after it’s dark. The weekend is the time to do things you don’t normally get to because of work and you deserve to see that breathtaking sunset you always seem to miss. With a few friends or your special someone, spend this Saturday evening on the open waters around Manhattan, drinks in hand, and enjoy front row seats as the sun sets on this great city.

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    Whitewater Rafting -- Upper West Side
    Whitewater Rafting -- Upper West Side

    Discover Outdoors

    I bet you never thought of doing something like whitewater rafting while living in the city. I can guarantee that if you go on this trip with some friends or your significant other, you’ll be talking about it long after you reach shore. This will really freshen you up for the rest of the week--especially if you’re catapulted into the water for a little dip.

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    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Trial Class
    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Trial Class

    Renzo Gracie Academy NYC

    Free class alert! This is a trial class for you to learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and flex some muscle as you practice basic movements of this intense martial arts. This is for the competitive New Yorkers out there, who look forward to breaking a sweat on a Saturday afternoon.

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    Harbor Lights Night Cruise
    Harbor Lights Night Cruise

    Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

    You'll enjoy dazzling skyline views of Manhattan on the two-hour Harbor Lights cruise. It's without a doubt one of the best ways to see this fabulous city! From the Statue of Liberty to the famous Brooklyn Bridge, New York's landmarks are especially memorable when lit up at night.

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    Brewed in Brooklyn Tour
    Brewed in Brooklyn Tour

    Urban Adventures

    If beer is your preferred choice of relaxing, mosey on down to Brooklyn and learn about its rich hoppy history in this tour. As you visit historic sites and currently running breweries, you’ll be equipped with a few brews (spread out throughout the tour) to keep the group’s morale up. Starting at 6PM, this tour doubles as a fun pre-game to a night out on the town. They know what’s up.

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