Exploring the New York Botanical Garden

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. New York Botanical Garden. Located in Bronx Park, the New York Botanical Garden is an absolutely gargantuan complex with someone for everyone. Regardless of the time of year, there are always gorgeous views, relaxing walks, and intriguing events to be explored. If you live in New York …

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Exploring Ciccarone Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Little Italy's Ciccarone Park. New York City has two Little Italy communities - the tourism epicenter of downtown Manhattan and one on the Bronx's Arthur Avenue; Ciccarone Park is located in the latter area. It's a small community park, surrounded by more delicious Italian restaurants than you …

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Exploring Highbridge Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Highbridge³ Highbridge Park is named after a high bridge called the High Bridge. The park itself is located in Washington Heights, although the footbridge across the Harlem River makes it accessible to pedestrians and cyclists in the Bronx, as well. Check the website before visiting to see …

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Exploring Hudson River Waterfront Walkway

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Hudson River Waterfront Walkway. Although not technically in New York City or New York state, the views of NYC from the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway are absolutely gorgeous. The 18.5 mile or 30 km walkway is really an amazing opportunity to see the city from a whole …

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Exploring Washington Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Washington Park in Brooklyn. No, I am not talking about Washington Square Park in Manhattan's Greenwich Village area (although I have covered that park!), but instead Washington Park in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighborhood. There's a lot to do in a relatively small plot of land, and I look forward to …

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Exploring Van Cortlandt Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Van Cortlandt is bigger than Central Park. It's true - Van Cortlandt Park is New York City's third largest park; Central Park is only NYC's fifth. Although you'll find gorgeous views, fun trails, and ample athletic facilities at Van Cortlandt, the Bronx-located park itself suffers from the …

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