$100 a Day: New York City

As part of our February story on giving your budget a boost by using a destination management company, we asked some of the experts from DMCs across the country to plan activities in popular destination cities - for under $100 a day. Here's what's shaking in the Big Apple:

Breakfast in Central Park 
Walk in Central Park 
Have lunch at Grey’s Papaya or at Eat-Italy and Chelsea Market 
Grab a snack from food trucks 
Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Take a trip on the Staten Island Ferry 
Go boating in Central Park 
Listen to live music at bars on Bleecker Street 
Watch a free movie on the lawn at Bryant Park
Take a Circle Line boat cruise 
Get theater tickets from the Times Square TKTS booth (half-price tickets) 

- Karen Shackman, Shackman Associates