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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.

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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.

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I feel like a common misconception about NYC is that it’s got ZERO nature. True, the concrete-to-tree ratio is objectively depressing for the outdoor enthusiast, but the city has prioritized going green in recent years: from dedicated bike lanes to the random green spaces scattered about to new pedestrian paths like the High Line and the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway.

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In nearly seven years of living in (or in very close proximity to) Williamsburg, I’ve amassed an impressive collection of photos of the prolific street art in this Brooklyn hood. I’ve staged many a photo shoot in front of these colorful works of art, usually with me coercing a friend from out of town to “stand there for just a second” while they strike a goofy or badass pose in front of it.

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