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Top recommendations from locals

Park
“A walk, peddle, or carriage ride through the crisscrossing pathways of Central Park is a must-do on anyone's New York City itinerary. In winter, you can even lace up your skates and glide across Wollman Rink. This huge park in the city center, a half-mile wide and 2.5 miles long, is one of the things that makes New York such a beautiful and livable city. Besides being a great place to experience a little nature, Central Park has many attractions within its borders, and most of them are free, making it one of the few cheap things to do in NYC. Some of the most popular places to visit include the Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields, the Central Park Zoo, and the Lake. If you are exploring the park on your own, start by picking up a map at one of the visitor centers and plot your routing.”
  • 1150 locals recommend
Park
“A wonderful park complete with a lake for horseback riding, boat rides, ice skating in the winter, zoo, and lovely farmer's market on the weekends. In the summer you can attend free concerts and movie nights. this is the Brooklyn version of central park!”
  • 1514 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of Kings County’s preeminent cultural institutions, this 560,000-square-foot venue made history as the first American museum to exhibit African objects as artwork. In addition to the more than 4,000 items in the Egyptian holdings, museumgoers can scope pieces by masters such as Cézanne, Monet and Degas, plus an entire center devoted to feminist art. (The venue is the permanent home of Judy Chicago’s massive installation The Dinner Party.)”
  • 1149 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Keep an eye on this: Dont pay the full price on line or with some city passes. Its a suggested price, you can pay whatever you want at the entrance.”
  • 957 locals recommend
Park
“I love to walk the High Line from 14th street to the end! Very peaceful and scenic!”
  • 1059 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours. ”
  • 835 locals recommend
Plaza
“Your trip won't be complete without visiting here. Nothing like it elsewhere!”
  • 491 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Right downstairs from us and considered one of the best pizza spots in nyc. All organic and handmade. They also have an outdoor beer garden and homemade ice cream.”
  • 856 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Simply take a train from Hicksville into Penn Station. Grab a train uptown to the museum. The whole world is at your fingertips! This is the most amazing place. The exhibitions keep changing! Great for the whole family. ”
  • 565 locals recommend
Building
“Back in its days it has been considered as the tallest building in the world for nearly 40 years.”
  • 430 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Barclays Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The arena is home to the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, and is also one of the home arenas for the New York Islanders of the national Hockey League. 29.9 miles 51 min car drive.”
  • 611 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“It's easier to go to the Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty from the Liberty Park in Jersey City. You can either walk or take Uber to the piers in the park. You can get off in Manhattan and continue sightseeing. ”
  • 289 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Favorite restaurant for breakfast lunch or dinner, they have a nice backyard area ”
  • 617 locals recommend
Bridge
“Take the train and go for a walk or run across the Brooklyn Bridge around 8 am to beat the crowds. You'll get a great little workout and breathtaking views. ”
  • 452 locals recommend
Art Museum
“An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century. Very interesting exhibitions”
  • 360 locals recommend
Market
“Amazing selection of food options and great gift stores as well as sample sales (depending on the weekend). Advice- go first thing in the morning or later at night to avoid the crowds. ”
  • 555 locals recommend