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10 American Cities To Visit Where You Can Go
When it comes to cities that make it easy to travel without a car, Bald Head Island, North Carolina, definitely tops many lists. Accessible by a passenger-only ferry ride, once on the island, it's easy to take advantage of the golf carts and trams, which are two dominant forms of travel in the area.
Bald Head Island, North Carolina
A little further south, Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, is only five miles long but has plenty to do, including horseback tours on the coast, hiking, and lots of fishing. A small and walkable island, it's easy to kick back and enjoy a car-free existence.
Daufuskie Island, South Carolina
New York City's subways get lots of headlines that are both positive and negative, but there's no denying that the city’s public transit system really works. One of the country's easiest cities to live in without a car, it also boasts a robust system of taxis and rideshare options, has nearly 6,000 buses, and there are bus stops approximately every three blocks.
New York City, New York
Los Angeles, California, might not exactly be known for its stellar public transit system, but it is very rideshare-friendly. It’s easy to use a wide variety of options from services such as Uber and Lyft, and, as noted by California lawyer Steven M. Sweat, both services are typically significantly less expensive than taking a taxi anywhere in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, California
Aspen, Colorado is typically thought of as a winter destination, but in the summer months, the city becomes a playground for those who prefer to walk places and get by without a car. There are bike-friendly paths all over the city, lots of hiking options, and you can float, kayak, or standup paddleboard down the Roaring Fork River.
Aspen, Colorado