The staycation guide to NYC

Save money and time with a summer holiday in NYC. Take a staycation and let the city surprise you all over again.

Photograph: David Rosenzweig

Does the heat, humidity and scorching concrete of summer in New York make you want to hop on a plane for a weekend getaway? No need! We'll help you find a respite with one of these NY staycations, whether you want to find fun things to do outside, bask in the greenery of NYC's best parks, get adventurous or lounge in luxury—all without leaving the boroughs.

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Staycation guide

Things to do

The best beaches near NYC

A visit to one of the best beaches near NYC is a great way to cool off during the city's sticky summer

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Things to do

The best NYC parks

Enjoy a staycation at one of these great green spaces.

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The best places to relax in NYC

Looking for somewhere to unwind and escape from the busy streets of New York?

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Health and beauty

The 20 best spas in NYC

From affordable treatments to splurgeworthy services, we pick the best spas to relax and get pampered

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Health and beauty

Couples massage rooms in NYC

Time to treat yourselves to a couples massage at one of these duo-focused havens

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Things to do

The 10 coolest NYC walking tours

We've got ten NYC treks perfect for everyone from brownstone lovers to beer guzzlers

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Restaurants

The best food and drink delivery services in NYC

Don’t want to leave the house? No problem. New York has food delivery services to satisfy any kind of eater

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Movies

The 100 best movies now on Netflix

Order some delivery and settle down for a home staycation with these picks

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Staycation ideas by category

Restaurants

Food coma-cation

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Adventure-cation

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Beach-cation

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Shopping

Flea-cation

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