See the ever-glorious Statue of Liberty up close off across the New York Harbour at the Ellis Island National Monument. The Ellis Island also contains an immigration history center where you can search records of 25 million passengers, immigrants and crew members who arrived in the U.S on New York Harbour between the years 1892 and 1924.
Test your basketball skills on a half-court match at the NBA store, where you might be fortunate to run into one of the WNBA or NBA star players who make frequent appearances.
While gazing during your walk around the city, be sure to look for the Chrysler Building or Empire State Building. These attractions are classic examples of art deco architecture and certainly don't cost money. Simply stare or even take a few pictures.
Discover your inner animal as you meet a western gorilla or watch lions in their enclosure as you take a visit to the Bronx Zoo. They are free to the public every Wednesday.