JUNE 2014 HIGHLIGHT:
These neighborhoods' parks, beaches and trails offer outdoor adventures, great events and views right here in NYC. Find out where to surf, dine, cycle, fish, golf and more with our complete guide.
Hang ten within the City limits.
Take a bite out of the Boardwalk.
explore more unique neighborhoods
When people around the world think of "cool," many of them picture Williamsburg, Brooklyn. You've seen it on TV and read about it in magazines; here's the scoop on the restaurants, nightspots and stores to check out when you experience it in person.
Known for its nightlife, this Manhattan neighborhood is also home to welcoming green spaces, high-end shopping, art galleries and, yes, meat markets.
Take a free ferry ride and enjoy sand, surf, food and history along the Staten Island shore.
Head to the Bronx for outdoor adventures, fresh seafood and the cozy feel of a welcoming maritime village—all within the city limits.
This rugged waterfront neighborhood offers a salt spray of NYC's seafaring past, along with quirky shops and some killer lobster rolls.
This Manhattan neighborhood is a melting pot of art, culture and culinary magic—the creativity here often inspires the rest of the City and points beyond.
New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractions—and enough personality—to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.