Ultimate NYC Navigation & Transportation Guide

Maximize your time in NYC by demystifying the art of safely and efficiently getting around the Big Apple!

Trying to Navigate NYC Can Feel...

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Not knowing how to get around can lead to confusion, stress, and an unsafe experience.

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The fastest way to start an argument with travel companions? Figuring out directions!

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It's disappointing to waste your precious time in NYC trying to figure out how to get around.

Imagine Instead... 👇

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Plugging in your next designation and actually understanding which train to take, what station to enter at, and where to get off the train.

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Navigating Like a Local

Understanding uptown vs downtown, how to get around on bikes, and even the fastest way to get to the city from the airport. Boom!

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Efficiently getting around NYC so you can maximize your time for trying restaurants, bars & more activities than you thought possible.

If that resonates with you, the Ultimate NYC Navigation & Transportation Guide is exactly what you need!

Easy to Understand

Plenty of real-life images with simple explanations to help you confidently navigate NYC.


From the subway to taxis and everything in between, the guide will answer ALL your questions about getting around.

Instant Access

No subscriptions, hoops to jump through, or extra steps. Just download to your device for free to start learning.

Here's What's in the Guide

Turn Google Maps into your personal trip planner and direction-giver. Learn how to see future train times, Live View, and so much more!

Start your trip off on the right foot by knowing exactly how to get into NYC from any of the 3 major airports (LGA, JFK, EWR). See public transportation, taxi, and Uber/Lyft options with detailed descriptions and signs to look for.

Hailing a taxi can be a drag if you don’t know what you’re doing. Learn the local hacks for getting into a taxi quickly and heading on your way!

The NYC subway can feel daunting, confusing, and a bit overwhelming. This section of the guide lays out everything you need to know about subway safety, navigation, and best practices for efficient use of the subway!

Biking in New York City is arguably the most enjoyable way to get around. Learn all about Citi Bikes and how to navigate the bike system like a champ!

Yes, there’s a section about walking! With some simple tips and tricks you can quickly know which direction is uptown vs downtown, how to not get run over by the locals, and ways to expand your NYC experience while walking.

We’ve included some bonus sections about things to avoid – looking at you pedicabs – and a free way to get near the Statue of Liberty!

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Whether you’ve traveled to big cities or not, New York City presents its own unique challenges for getting around.

The subway lines can be confusing, the sidewalks are crowded, and it can be truly overwhelming.

The Ultimate NYC Navigation & Transportation Guide simplifies all aspects of getting around New York.

You’ll feel confident and can refocus your time on all the amazing activities, restaurants, and landmarks you want to enjoy!

Simplify your NYC travel and feel confident knowing exactly how to get around the city!

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s in a simple PDF that can be accessed from any device. We’ve included images, links to some videos, and plenty of detail for all aspects of NYC navigation.

Because we want everyone to have less stressful explorations and vacations in New York City!

We’ve traveled to NYC for close to a decade and have lived here for a few years. We’ve helped tons of friends and families make sense of the Big Apple and want to help you do the same!

If not all, then surely most! We’ve tried to make this as comprehensive and all-encompassing as possible.

If you feel 100% confident in your ability to get around NYC, don’t get this guide. But if you’re not 100% sure on navigating, this guide is for you! 

It’s over 50 pages, there’s a LOT of helpful info!

Ultimate NYC Navigation & Transportation Guide