Your Guide to the Sopranos Sites Tour

Have an Unforgettable Experience: Tour the Sopranos Sites in NYC

Tours-signYou’ve been a die-hard Sopranos fan for years, and now it’s time to integrate fully into the world of your favorite television series with a Sopranos Sites Tour. Designed to thrill even the most discerning Sopranos fans, this exciting Sopranos sites in NYC tour makes you a part of the iconic series.

With the help of our on location tour in NYC, you’ll get to experience the infamous Bada Bing, explore attractions like The Muffler Man and Pizzaland, and pay a visit to the iconic Father Phil’s Parish. Want to feel closer to Tony? Finish the tour off by sitting in the same restaurant booth he sat in when the final scene of the Sopranos was filmed! You’ll also see the marina where the gang shot the poster for season 5 and the pool that AJ vandalized at Harrison High School.

Starting every Saturday at 10 a.m., our tour kicks off at 7th Avenue and 39th Street. Since the tour pattern is top secret, however, you will be given the exact location when you purchase tickets. You can expect the tour to last about four hours and, once the gig is up, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to grab a bite and relive the attractions you just experienced in true Soprano style.

Book your stay at Courtyard LaGuardia

To keep yourself close to the Sopranos attractions, grab a room at the Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel. The perfect way to top off your Sopranos-focused adventure, the Courtyard LaGuardia puts you within a stone’s throw of the iconic Italian restaurants in Little Italy (one of the Soprano family’s favorite neighborhoods). What’s more, hotels near LGA make it easy to catch your plane and get outta’ here when the time comes.

Best NYC Golf Courses for a Vacation

Living in New York City is always a treat, but in the middle of the summer it can get a little hot. What is one of our favorite solutions? A weekend spent hitting balls on some of the best courses the city has to offer. Are you a beginner or just looking to practice your drives and putting skills? Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt is the perfect option for those who are just getting into the game of golf, or for those who just want to boost their skills.

Douglaston Golf Course


The Douglaston Golf Course is a great course for practicing both your short and long game. The 18-hole course is set atop picturesque greens right in the boroughs of Queens. The affordable price, well-kept greens, and amazing view of the Manhattan skyline make the Douglaston Golf Course a great option for late afternoon games.

Kissena Park Golf Course

Located right in Queens, the par-64 Kissena Park Golf Course is perfect for a fun day out. Even though this course is a relatively short one, it’s still a fun challenge for golfers of any skill level.

Clearview Park Golf Course

If you’re new to the game, you’ll love the flat greens at the Clearview Park Golf Course, located just beside the Throgs Neck Bridge in Queens. The club also offers an 8,000 foot putting green so you can work on your swings!

Hotels Near LGA

Planning a NYC Golf Getaway, or maybe just need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city? The Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel is just minutes away from the airport, twenty minutes from Manhattan, and a stone’s throw from the best greens New York has to offer. Don’t worry about the stress of driving home after your day on the greens, and book a room at the Courtyard LaGuardia! Visit their website or give them a call to book your NYC Golf getaway today!

Benefit from the Tempting Courtyard LaGuardia Special Offers

Looking for chic, affordable hotels near LGA? Based in Queens, The Marriott Courtyard LaGuardia Airport is a lovely destination for a weekend getaway. Whether you’re travelling to New York for business or pleasure, consider the attractive Courtyard LaGuardia special offers to find the convenient package that could make your stay even more enjoyable.

Choose the Best Hotel Deal for Your Needs

Courtyard laguardiaIf you’re interested in finding the hottest hotel deals available in this area, note that Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel has two convenient and fun packages to choose from: Park, Stay & Eat and Park Here Fly There. Both packages enable guests to make the most of modern accommodation options, and benefit from a series of perks. Park, Stay & Eat deal includes all NYC taxes and features the following:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Breakfast buffet served daily in the hotel restaurant
  • Complimentary parking for one car per room

At the same time, the Park Here Fly There Package is just what you need if you’re only planning on staying at the Courtyard LaGuardia Airport Hotel for one night. This special package includes

  • Overnight accommodations (one night)
  • Parking for one vehicle per room (for 3 nights)
  • Shuttle service to and from the airport

Park Here Fly There Package does not include any other gratuities or taxes. Both packages offer incredible value to hotel guests, and give them the opportunity to relax and recharge their batteries in a modern environment that is highly appreciated by both families and professionals.  Visit this beautiful Queens hotel, make the most of your preferred Courtyard LaGuardia packages, reserve one of its 288 well-appointed guest rooms, relax on its sundeck, dive into its large outdoor pool, and get in the holiday mood or go back to your work in the hotel’s state-of-the-art, stylish lobby.

Don’t Miss This Year’s Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race

The Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race is once again coming to New York City. The race will take place on June 25, 2016.

Register for the Rugged Maniac 5K NYC!

Mud-race-runners-running-through-tire-trapWhat could be better than spending a Saturday running through the Big Apple, taking in the breeze and enjoying the atmosphere? The Rugged Maniac 5K NYC is all about team spirit, loads of fun, sporty activities and even a pie-eating contest. But most of all, the Rugged Maniac Race Brooklyn, NYC is about obstacles. Muddy, exhausting, exhilarating and challenging obstacles! There’s no way you won’t enjoy such a thrilling day out. Grab a group of friends and make sure you register.

Not only will participants receive a t-shirt, medal and a free beer, but you will also get to take part in obstacles such as:

  • Bang the Gong
  • The Blobstacle
  • Antigravity
  • Frog Hop
  • Dragnet
  • Pyromaniac and many others

Don’t Forget to Book Accommodations

If you’re coming over especially for the race and looking for hotels near LGA, come and stay with us here at the Courtyard LaGuardia. Guests at the Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel can look forward to soaking their muscles in the outdoor pool and relaxing in luxury accommodations.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Ideas for Sightseeing & Attractions in NYC

Gray Line Sightseeing Tours are one of the best ways to explore top attractions in NYC. You can choose from a wide variety of different sightseeing packages, such as a FlexPass that includes admissions to either 2, 3, 4 or 5 attractions. Tour packages are a fantastic way to explore the Big Apple at an inclusive price.

You may even like to try a night tour of New York City or head to the skies in a helicopter and check out the city from all angles in one unforgettable experience. An all-inclusive tour package includes a double-decker bus pass where you can hop on and off at any stop you wish along 5 fascinating bus loops. The double-decker bus will take you through Manhattan, the Bronx, and Brooklyn while knowledgeable tour guides teach you about the city’s history.

Top Attractions in NYC to Explore

Statue-of-Liberty-and-New York-CityJust some of the attractions you will get to see on the tours include:

  • The Empire State Building
  • Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  • Madame Tussaud’s
  • Ripley’s Believe It or Not
  • The Vikings Exhibition
  • Saturday Night Live – The Exhibition

Book Your Accommodations in NYC

If you’re planning to explore the city, make sure you book convenient and comfortable accommodations with us at Courtyard LaGuardia. We are near LGA and offer a complimentary airport shuttle service. You can look forward to being close to the buzz of the city while enjoying spacious accommodations and a range of top class amenities.

We look forward to welcoming you to Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel.

Head to the Queens Botanical Garden’s Down to Earth Farmers Market This Summer

Fresh-fruits-and-vegetables-standThe Queens Botanical Garden’s Down to Earth Farmers Market will run on Fridays from June 17 –  November 18, 2016 between 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Queens. The fresh produce market in Queens brings together both area food makers and local farmers, expanding on the traditional type of farmer’s market to bring shoppers the freshest fruits and vegetables in Queens. You’ll find plenty of local food entrepreneurs selling their delicious products while you enjoy locally grown and produced food.

The Queens Farmers Market is dedicated to a strong regional food system. That is a system that fosters a network of independent food businesses and farmers, giving shoppers an alternative to industrial food and supermarket shopping.

Book an Overnight Stay at Courtyard LaGuardia

Courtyard LaGuardia is one of the ideal hotels near LGA for an overnight stay if you’re coming to shop at the market. After a day of tasting and shopping for delightfully fresh ingredients, head back to the hotel and relax on our sundeck around the outdoor swimming pool. If you need to catch up on some work, our lobby has flexible work spaces and free Wi-Fi.

Never worry about missing your flight when you stay with us; we offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. You’ll find our hotel just a few minutes from major New York City attractions, too, so you can do some sightseeing while you are in town. Our well-appointed guest rooms have been designed with comfort in mind and amenities includes work desks, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs.

You won’t want to miss out on fresh produce and a fun day out at the farmers market this summer. Remember to book your stay with us at the Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel.

Plan Your Weddings & Celebrations at Courtyard LaGuardia

Whether you are planning special celebration events in NYC or your big wedding day, consider the Courtyard LaGuardia for your next occasion. Weddings and celebrations at Courtyard LaGuardia means having every detail taken care of. From exceptional service to attractive settings, our hotel makes weddings in NYC something to remember.

Planning Courtyard LaGuardia Weddings

Bride-holds-a-wedding-bouquetWhen you choose Courtyard LaGuardia weddings, you’re choosing style, grace and dedicated service. Our staff will make sure your event will be sensational for you and your guests. From customized menus and seating charts, our team will make sure every detail is taken care of. We aim to offer the service you need to ensure your special occasion is carried off seamlessly.

Our ballroom is the perfect, flexible space. Whether you’re hosting an intimate family gathering or a larger event with 150 guests, we’re happy to accommodate you. We also offer a complimentary suite for the bride and groom and a special guest room rate for your guests. Our on-site event and wedding specialist, along with our top-notch culinary team will make sure your event is customized just the way you want it.

We also provide a complimentary airport shuttle, so your out-of-town guests won’t have to worry about transportation.

Book Your Event with Us

The Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel offers luxury accommodations, complimentary high-speed internet along with Paul Mitchell bath amenities and friendly service. Guests staying at the hotel can take full advantage of our outdoor pool and world-class fitness center. Our new state-of-the-art lobby provides flexible work and relaxation spaces and free Wi-Fi.

Let us help you create the most memorable occasion you and your guests have ever experienced. With our attention to detail, we take the stress out of planning your event so you and your guests can sit back and enjoy the function.

Fleet Week NYC Is Almost Here

Fleet Week NYC is from May 25 – 31, 2016. This year the event will celebrate its 28th year and is New York’s time-honored tradition for celebrating the sea services. It is an amazing opportunity for visitors and locals alike to meet with Coast Guardsmen, Sailors and Marines. It’s also the perfect chance to witness first hand all the recent capabilities of our maritime services.

Memorial Day Weekend Events NYC

Aircraft-CarrierThe week-long celebration promises a full schedule of not-to-be-missed Memorial Day weekend events in NYC that are free for the public to attend, including:

  • The Parade of Ships kicks off the celebrations. It is thought that some 4,500 Marines, Sailors and Coast Guardsmen will be participating in the parade.
  • Read Aloud at Brooklyn Public Library – there will be several read aloud events during the week with sea service members.
  • Navy Band Concert – the public concert will take place at Pier A, close to Harbor House in Battery Park.
  • General Public Ship Tours – ship tours will begin on two Piers: 88S and 92S in Manhattan as well as USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island and the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.
  • Larchmont Memorial Day Parade – watch service members participate in the annual parade that is hosted by the American Legion.

Book Your Memorial Day Getaway with Us

If you want conveniently located hotels near LGA, look no further than Courtyard LaGuardia. Our hotel offers almost 300 well-appointed guest rooms and we offer a 24-hour shuttle service to and from the airport. After a fun day of events, unwind in the outdoor pool or enjoy free Wi-Fi in our brand new lobby.

The Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel is just minutes from some of the top NYC attractions so you can check out the best of the Big Apple during your Memorial Day getaway. We look forward to hosting you.

Queens Pride Parade & Festival Is Headed Our Way

You won’t want to miss this year’s Queens Pride Parade & Festival, taking place on Sunday, June 5, 2016. The Pride Parade NYC will be held in Jackson Heights, in Queens, New York. This year the festival celebrates over two decades of the fight for social justice, visibility and the celebration of this vibrant community.

More about the 2016 NYC Pride Parade

Gay-Pride-Rainbow-BalloonsThe 2016 NYC Pride Parade will begin at 37th Avenue, travelling along 89th Street to 75th Street. The parade begins at noon and spectators can head to the spectator stand at 37th Avenue, just between 79th and 80th Streets. The Grand Marshal for the parade will be announced soon.

As for the festival, the Club Evolution and Queens Pride stages will provide plenty of entertainment throughout the afternoon, along 75th Street and 37th Road. The entertainment will start at 1:30 p.m. and carry on until 6:00 p.m. Food, vendors, social and community group booths, and informative business booths will all be found around the festival site.

The stages at this year’s festival promise to be jam packed with amazing talent that reflect the diversity of the community. There will be everything from dance groups and singers to drag acts, comedians and lots more.

Stay with Us During the Festival

If you want to stay in hotels near LGA during the event, book your stay at the Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel. With nearly 300 guest rooms and complimentary airport shuttle, the Courtyard LaGuardia is well-located for your stay during the festival. After a fun day out, come and relax on our sundeck or have a dip in the outdoor pool.

We’re sure you will enjoy our top-notch offerings and world-class service during your stay.

International Travel to NYC is Comfortable and Easy at the Courtyard

There’s no doubt that whether you’re coming for business or a vacation of a lifetime, international travel to NYC is bound to be an exciting, and somewhat daunting, trip. When it comes to NYC hotels for international travel, you’re going to want somewhere convenient, comfortable and willing to help you with your big adventure. That’s what the Courtyard LaGuardia is for!

Discover the Best of NYC When You Stay in Hotels Near LGA

Courtyard laguardiaWe are one of the convenient hotels near LGA. Once you land at LaGuardia Airport, our 24-hour complimentary shuttle will bring you to the hotel. Once you have checked-in and unpacked, head to the nearby subways and straight into Manhattan for an exciting and exhilarating day and night of sightseeing in the Big Apple. With our convenient public transit choices, you don’t need to rent a car and risk getting lost in a foreign and bustling city.

You don’t even need to travel far from the hotel to enjoy the surrounding area. Flushing and Queens both have a unique charm, and are just the areas sports fan want to be in. From Citi Field ballpark to the U.S. Open, the Queens Botanical Gardens and more – there are plenty of must-see, must-do opportunities right on our doorstep.

We’re Sure You’ll Enjoy Staying with Us

During your stay at the Courtyard New York LaGuardia Airport Hotel, we invite you to indulge in our range of convenient and luxurious amenities. From free internet access to comfortable bedding and the use of our outdoor pool, there’s no doubt your stay with us will be a pleasant one. What’s more, we offer several dining options both at the hotel and in the area.

Let us be your choice hotel when you embark on international travel to the Big Apple.