And so it begins, the sweaty, steamy, hard-to-breath humid summer air in New York City. What better way to cool off and enjoy the day with friends and family than to spend time on the beach. A beach day? In New York City? Yep. The island of New York is not all sky scrapers and beeping taxis; an easy subway, ferry, or bus ride can drop you off at a few great, refreshing beach towns in Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens and Long Island. Check out our list of recommended spots. Read more
It is not always easy keeping children happy and entertained. Lucky for you, this city is full of opportunities to keep the kiddos on their toes, without breaking your budget! Check out our recommended activities for children here in New York City.