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Craig Nelson

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A writer based in Manhattan, Craig Nelson loves to explore cities around the world and write about what he finds. With more than a dozen years of documenting New York City for various outlets, his passion for The Big Apple runs deep. He's also a fan of Las Vegas and loves to cover everything from the hottest shows to the newest attractions that arrive on The Strip. During his career, he's worked for travel and food publishers like Zagat, Not For Tourists, Frommer's and TripAdvisor. Writing for lets him keep up with what's happening in NYC and Vegas. In his free time, you'll find him dreaming about Italy and France in Central Park or hopping the subway to check out a new neighborhood somewhere in the five boroughs. 

Posts (120)

  • 5 Awesome Retro Rockers in Vegas

    Category Vegas Showstoppers

    |by Craig Nelson |July 21, 2017

    Rock ‘til you drop in Sin City

  • Secrets of the Cloisters in New York City

    Category Attractions

    |by Craig Nelson |July 6, 2017

    A look inside the revered, uptown annex of the Metropolitan Museum of Art reveals hidden treasures from the 12th through the 15th centuries, a garden of Middle Age herbs and some forward-thinking programming

  • 5 Awesome Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in New York City

    Category Broadway

    |by Craig Nelson |June 28, 2017

    The Big Apple knows how to paint the town red, white and blue on the 4th of July. has your guide to fun with our top 5 picks for things to do in NYC this 4th of July weekend!

  • Top 5 Tribute Shows in Las Vegas

    Category Vegas Showstoppers

    |by Craig Nelson |June 22, 2017

    Nothing is more iconic than seeing a live celebrity tribute show in Sin City. Watch your favorite musical stars come to life on the renowned stages of Las Vegas with our top picks for the best tribute shows on the strip.

  • 5 New Celebrity Shows Not to Miss in Vegas for Summer 2017

    Category The List

    |by Craig Nelson |June 19, 2017

    The Vegas summer concert season is hot, hot, hot

  • Top 5 Things to Do in NYC for Fleet Week

    Category Tours

    |by Craig Nelson |May 24, 2017

    Fleet Week is here! Here are 5 memorable ways to celebrate in New York City.

  • 5 Most Hilarious Comedy Shows in Las Vegas

    Category Vegas Showstoppers

    |by Craig Nelson |April 20, 2017

    Laugh your way through the Vegas Strip with the 5 most hilarious comedy shows.

  • Top 10 Celebrity Performers to See in Vegas in Spring 2017

    Category Vegas Showstoppers

    |by Craig Nelson |April 18, 2017

    Spring has kicked off in Sin City, with an array of high-wattage celebrities strutting across stages throughout town. has your guide to the 10 best shows to catch in Vegas!

  • Spring is Here: 5 Top Experiences in Orlando

    Category The List

    |by Craig Nelson |April 12, 2017

    This spring, check out a live performance by the sensational Blue Man Group, watch brave knights joust at Medieval Times or laugh along to a hilarious mystery show dinner.

  • Spring is Here: 5 Top Experiences in Las Vegas

    Category The List

    |by Craig Nelson |April 7, 2017

    Spring has arrived on the Strip. Las Vegas celebrates every season of the year, but spring is an especially alluring time to roam Sin City. has your top 5 experiences to celebrate the season!