Posts Tagged: day trips

Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park
Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park

Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park

  By William Beavers Our Summer in NYC Parks – series continues with the introduction to Brooklyn Bridge Park, a spectacular new public space to explore and enjoy. When you visit a number of New York’s parks, most notably Central and Prospect Parks, you wander through acres of lovely fields and woodlands. But Brooklyn Bridge…
Tourist Day: Visit Astonishing Governors Island!
Tourist Day: Visit Astonishing Governors Island!

Tourist Day: Visit Astonishing Governors Island!

By William Beavers No summer in the city should be complete without a visit to Governors Island and, happily, it just reopened to the public on May 23.  From now until September 24, when Governors Island will close for the season, it is the great new playground for people of all ages. Governors Island is…
No-Car Mini Vacations: Leaf Peeping in Hudson Valley
No-Car Mini Vacations: Leaf Peeping in Hudson Valley

No-Car Mini Vacations: Leaf Peeping in Hudson Valley

  New York City is just a couple of hours’ train or bus trip away from many interesting small towns and historic sites. Each season has its favorites and right now is the perfect time to plan a day trip or an overnight visit to the small village of Rhinebeck in Hudson River Valley. In…