New York City 101
Whether a local or tourist, this is your starting point for the perfect NYC trip or exploration - neighborhood guides, things to do, restuarant and bar reviews & getting around the city!
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Ultimate NYC Navigation & Transportation Guide
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!
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!