5 Things to See in Central Park, NYC

Central Park is one of the top places to visit on any trip to New York City. It is a large park, measuring over 800 acres, and it can be a daunting task to try and figure out what to see first.  While taking a picnic lunch or a nap on any spot of greenContinue reading “5 Things to See in Central Park, NYC”

Top 5 Beaches near NYC

A sandy beach may not be the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “New York City” but consider that it is surrounded by water, not to mention the stretch of land named Long Island that is attached to it, and the famed Jersey Shore on the other side….it turns out there areContinue reading “Top 5 Beaches near NYC”

NYC Christmas Markets

Visiting the Christmas markets in New York City is an essential activity during the holiday season in New York. It’s a great activity if you’re traveling solo. There are a number of markets, but the top three are at Union Square, Bryant Park, and Columbus Circle. While it’s possible to see all three in oneContinue reading “NYC Christmas Markets”

A Day in Montauk, NY

Happily one sunny Labor Day weekend we decided to spend the day exploring Montauk, NY. The furthest point out on Long Island, most consider it a weekend getaway but hotel prices can skyrocket during the summer and holidays. We decided to be brave souls and take public transportation out from New York City and justContinue reading “A Day in Montauk, NY”

Little Island at Hudson River Park, NYC

On a cloudy Labor Day weekend we decided to check out Little Island, a newly developed park on Pier 55 in New York City. It’s open from 6am every day and is free to the public. It can be reached by either 13th or 14th street on the West Side. The vision of philanthropist familiesContinue reading “Little Island at Hudson River Park, NYC”