I don’t know about you, but the warmer the weather gets, the more appealing the ocean becomes. As beautiful as it may be, New York City can become an absorbing heat-trap among the asphalt and concrete between the tall buildings and narrow streets. When the weather gets unbearable, I recommend exploring the city in an alternative way- take one of many New York City cruises to enjoy the sun, the breeze, and of all importance, the views.
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
With approximately 14 percent of the city being covered by public parks, one of the great things about New York City is being able to get closer to nature without traveling too far. Here, we’ve gathered ten of our favorite New York City parks.Read more
In a city as big as NYC, it could take up to several weeks to uncover all the famous and captivating locations. That’s why taking a guided bus tour can prove to be a good option to structure or make the most of your first visit to New York City. It will allow you to discover large parts of the city in a limited time frame, giving you a nice overview as well as an exciting, comprehensive, and meaningful experience.Read more
It’s easy to forget that New York City is essentially an island. It’s so easy to get caught up in the isolationism of Manhattan, and it’s incredibly convenient to hop on a train to one of the other boroughs, but there’s nothing like a cruise to radically change your perspective of the city. Cruises are most appreciable during spring and summer, however I enjoy them in the winter too. The weather makes for incredible and unexpected landscapes!
Here are a few of my favorite itineraries…