Summer Streets — a combination of a walking tour, bike tour and block party that celebrates New York City’s streets — promises three Saturdays of free summer fun in the month of August.
Whether your pooch prefers to doggie paddle at the beach or roam free in open fields, there are fun activities for the whole family and man’s best friend at the best places to take a doggy day trip near New York.
Despite the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, Luna Park at Coney Island has opened to kick off the 2013 season. With more than three miles of beach, this place is more than just the amusement rides it is most known for.
The city has made great strides to increase cycling’s safety and accessibility with new bike lanes and of course the bike share program. Whether you’re weaving in and out of the heavy traffic on your way to work, or taking a scenic ride through the suburbs, pedal straight to any of these five stores for all of the bikes, equipment and accessories you need.
Lazily lounging on the beach is just the tip of Virginia Beach’s iceberg. With 35 miles of shoreline, the mouthwatering cuisine and 19,000 acres of wildlife refuges and parks send this area over the top as a perfect vacation destination for any traveler looking to escape the city. Enjoy picturesque views, tranquil waters and a plethora of local attractions that make Virginia Beach the perfect road trip from New York City.
Looking for something to do at the end of this holiday week? Take a road trip. Here are our five favorite scenic drives outside of New York City.
Whether you’re looking for a weekend at the beach with the whole family, or one playing poker and hobnobbing with celebrities, Atlantic City has something for everyone. This east coast beach is perfect for a good party, couple’s retreat or family bonding time any weekend. From strolling the world’s largest boardwalk to trying your luck at the slots, there are endless opportunities for entertainment and adventure at the playground by the sea.
Known as the city by the beach for good reason, Long Beach, Long Island has the bay on one side, and the ocean on the other, effectively surrounding it with beaches. With its small community feel and pristine, white sandy beaches, Long Beach is an oasis less than an hour outside of Manhattan.