Aerial View of Manhattan Traffic
27 Under The Radar Tourist Attractions To Visit In NYC
Near an industrial part of Brooklyn, this park has undergone extensive overhaul. You can enjoy kite flying, soccer and baseball fields, and sweeping views of downtown all at once.
Bush Terminal Piers Park
Stroll through the restaurants and boutiques at City Island in the Bronx, and you’ll think you’re in a small New England village, a stark contrast to the hustle and bustle of NYC.
City Island
Early June and September are great times to visit City Island, especially on a weekend, when an arts fair fills the sidewalks with stalls selling goods and live entertainment.
When you see this peaceful park with its collection of giant art pieces along the Bronx River, you'll be surprised to learn that it used to be a concrete manufacturing facility.
Concrete Plant Park
After community efforts, the plant was reinvented into a park with chess tables, bicycle paths, and shaded seating, creating an unheralded gem to enjoy on a sunny day.
This historic farmhouse-turned-museum is the last remaining Dutch farmstead in Manhattan, and makes visitors feel as though they have stepped back in time.
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
Restored in the early 1900s by the children of one of its earlier owners, Dyckman Farmhouse Museum has fascinating period interiors and beautiful gardens to wander through.
At the north end of the Museum Mile, El Museo del Barrio offers distinctive, in-depth, surprising exhibits on the art and culture of Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York.
El Museo del Barrio
Exhibits are creative and ground-breaking, though often overlooked by other museums, so try swinging by this spot instead of visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art yet again.