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A perfect balance of urban landscape and green space, New York lends itself to one of the healthiest, most enjoyable outdoor pursuits – cycling.

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Best Neighborhoods

New York City is so eclectic that you could visit a neighborhood a day and barely scratch the surface. These eight are a great place to start.

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Day Trips

From sleepy towns to vibrant beaches on the Jersey Shore, here are the top day trips from New York City, all within a two-hour journey.

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Money and Costs

New York City has never been cheap. Yet, as any New Yorker knows, low-cost pleasures abound around town – if you know where to look.

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Transportation

Walking is one of the best ways to explore NYC, but there are taxis, buses, trains, boats and the subway to fall back on. Here's our guide to getting around.

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Free Things to Do

No filler. No fee. This is the best of New York City for free.

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Traveling with Kids

NYC has something for kids of any age. Explore a museum or run wild at a city park: the Big Apple is filled with family-friendly activities.

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