Touted as Manhattan’s second-most visited neighborhood behind Times Square, there is much to experience in the Financial District.
Looking to explore Brooklyn? One not-to-miss neighborhood is Park Slope, one of the borough’s safest and most atmospheric neighborhoods, filled with lots of leafy green trees and beautiful brownstones. To help you plan a fun-filled day, here are some suggestions.
In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes New York City so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in NYC!
Looking for some active adventure around New York City? There are a number of worthwhile hikes accessible from the city (and some even within the five boroughs!). If you’d like a guide, NYS Parks, East Hampton Trails Preservation Society and local hiking groups (you can find them on Meetup.com) lead guided hiking trips. Make sure to bring plenty of snacks and water and always hike with a partner, or at least let someone know exactly where you’ll be. It’s also wise to print or purchase maps of the hikes you’ll be doing in case you get lost.
Looking for something fun to do in NYC in spring? If you want to escape the urban sprawl without ever leaving the city, there are a number of beautiful and interesting flower festivals worth attending.
Win 2 tickets to a NYC New Year’s Eve Cruise and Viator VIP: Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Experience! Enjoy winter in New York and ring in the new year in style with these tours. Read on to find out how to enter.