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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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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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