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Staycation in New York City

Staycation in New York City

Header photo by Vivian Pang.

For all of you who are staying within the five boroughs this weekend - there is SO much to explore. Below we've listed some of our recommendations (in every borough of course) of outdoor activities you can do this weekend. Get outside NYC!

    BRONX

    • Run the trails of Van Cortlandt Park. Link.
    • Free Rowing on The Bronx River. Link.

    QUEENS

    MANHATTAN

    BROOKLYN

    • FREE Bird Walk in Prospect Park 
    • Hop in the Trail Taxi from Park Slope to the mountains. Link.
    • Free kayaking in Red Hook. Link.

    STATEN ISLAND

    • Check out (and hike) at Freshkills Park. Link.
    • Check out Kayak Staten Island's Sunday paddling. Link.
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