Take a walk on the wild side at the Bronx’s top family attraction.
Outdoor activities and waterfront views take center stage in this DUMBO green space.
Colorful blooms are a sure sign of springtime in the City.
Catch Shakespeare in the Park, SummerStage concerts, dance performances and lots of art.
Every summer, New York City’s Governors Island hosts flappers and swells.
Get outside and enjoy New York City’s green spaces.
NYC turns into a winter wonderland.
See the lawns, fountains, waterfalls and other attractions that make this one of the most famous parks in the world.
The only constant in NYC is change.
Head outside for baseball, thrill rides and scenic walks.
This cozy waterside park packs a lot into its small square footage: there’s an open lawn for relaxing, multiple playgrounds filled with swings and jungle gyms for kids, a spray shower for summer fun and a steel pier that takes visitors straight out into the East River, where they can catch spectacular views of Manhattan skyline.
Founded in 1999, the Gowanus Dredgers help Brooklynites learn more about the history and environment of their waterfront areas—through activities like canoe tours of the Gowanus Canal, 10-mile waterfront bicycling trips, school programs and seasonal gatherings like the City of Water Day.
The Concert Grove was designed in 1847 as a spot for park goers to take in music being played on nearby Music Island.
Not all of this 42-acre salt marsh is open to the public, but the areas that are open are rich with plant and wildlife—the region is home to more than 325 species of bird, 100 species of fish and 50 species of butterfly, making it perfect for bird watching and nature walks.
Every Saturday of the year, fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy products, seafood and sustainably raised meat are sold at the Fort Greene Greenmarket.
When the attraction known as “Shoot the Freak” closed in 2010, many feared that a piece of Coney Island history was permanently lost.
A favorite of schools, leagues and community members of all ages, this rink, which opened in 1970, is a Coney Island winter staple.
The Brooklyn Table Tennis Club is a go-to outpost for Ping-Pong aficionados in Kings County and beyond.
The only remaining stable in the Prospect Park area, Kensington Stables has been in continual operation since 1930.
After a decade in the works, this eight-block-long waterfront green space—formerly a shipping pier—is open to the public, with two multipurpose soccer and baseball fields, as well as a small nature preserve to help visitors enjoy the plants and animals indigenous to Sunset Park.
Located at Gateway National Recreation Area’s Floyd Bennett Field, this historic former air terminal—once part of New York City’s first municipal airport—has been rebuilt over the past three years.
Though most day-trippers are drawn to this Red Hook park by its panoramic vistas—including views of the Statue of Liberty, Governor’s Island, New York Harbor, Staten Island and the Manhattan skyline—there’s New York City history to be beheld here as well.