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New York

This Christmas in NYC blog post was originally published in December 2013 and last updated in November 2019.

My undying love for the Christmas season will forever be one of life’s unsolved mysteries.

New York

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New York

New York may be famed for its Broadway shows, world class shopping, and Michelin-starred restaurants, but it also offers a myriad of opportunities for affordable outdoor activities.

Here are 50 great outdoor activities in NYC, all located within the 5 boroughs and accessible by subway:

 
Free Outdoor Activities in NYC


Cycling the Hudson River Greenway.

New York

Let’s suppose you’re visiting NYC from some faraway land, possibly for the first time. You’ve strategically based yourself in East Midtown at a hotel just a few blocks from Grand Central Terminal and all the Bucket List-worthy tourist attractions nearby.

Money

My first job out of college was at an investment bank just outside of NYC.

{I’ll pause here for a minute to let you absorb this ridiculous fact.}

After a few weeks of commuting two hours each way from my parents’ house in Bumblef-ck, CT to my office in Stamford, it was clear my life had been reduced to a (sometimes literal) snoozefest.

Flashback Friday

You wouldn’t think it, but there’s actually a good number of beaches easily accessible from NYC. As to the quality of these beaches, well… most leave something to be desired. After all, I’m always comparing them to the beaches of Thailand and Australia in the back of my mind – obviously they can’t compare to those.