Enjoy the charm of the neighborhood, relax knowing the essential conveniences are close, and keep yourself busy with many things to see and do nearby.
Central park is home to 840+ acres of space for play. Pictured here, the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir offers a scenic 1.5 mile loop open to walkers/runners. This is just one of Central Park's many gems to discover.
Stretching four miles from 72nd to 158th streets along the Hudson River, Riverside Park is widely regarded as Manhattan's most spectacular waterfront park. Consider renting a citi bike and take a ride up to Washington Heights.
Adjacent to the American Museum of Natural History, this highly rated small park is a perfect picnic spot. Visit on a Sunday, and find seasonal treats at the 77th/79th Street Greenmarket on Columbus Ave.
At New York City's most visited museum and attraction, you will experience over 5,000 years of art from around the world. "The Met" is the largest art museum in the Western Hemisphere and its permanent collection contains over two million works in 17 curatorial departments.
The American Museum of Natural History is renowned for its vast exhibitions and scientific collections. Its contents serve as a field guide to the entire planet and represent the panorama of our world's cultures. Don’t miss a chance to visit one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions.
Experience 400 years of history and art through groundbreaking exhibitions, outstanding collections, immersive films, and thought-provoking conversations among renowned historians and public figures at the New-York Historical Society, New York’s first museum founded in 1804.
New York City may be known for its pizza, but there's way more than American classics going on here. Offering one of the most diverse food scenes in the world, you don't need to wander far to find outstanding options for every budget. The nearby avenues are lined with restaurants, cafes, and bars.
If you are looking for a quick bite on-the-go, local food trucks serve up tacos, sandwiches, and snacks. For the best fresh fruits and veggies, check out the local stands.
Local favorites in the neighorbood are just blocks away. Gristedes, Space Market, Key Food, Trader Joe's give you options in every direction. The newly renovated kitchen makes 'dining in' enjoyable and cost effective for budget conscious travelers.
1/2 block to the B/C Lines. Walk two blocks to Broadway/86th Street Station for the 1 train. Trains run 24/7 and fares are $2.75 a ride. Check out OMNY to take advantage of ride perks.
An easy, fun, and inexpensive way to get around. Find the nearest Citibike station one block away on 89th and Columbus. We recommend the Citibike app!
The International Student Center is close to several options: LaGuardia (9 miles), Newark (18 miles), and JFK (20 miles).
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