Let's face it: New York City is expensive. With the average price for a night in a city hotel hovering around $250, it can be hard not to break the bank when you're visiting. Fortunately, not everything in New York costs a lot of money; in fact, there are plenty of free activities around the five boroughs. No matter what time of year you visit, we've got you covered with plenty of fun activities that won't force you to empty your wallet. From a visit to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden to brewery tours, here are the top 20 free things to do in New York City.
By Annie Bruce