Nice weather makes this public park built on an elevated rail line infinitely more enjoyable. The only problem? Everyone has the same idea, and during summer weekends, foot traffic slows to a crawl as hundreds of tourists try to walk the High Line all at once. Instead, take advantage of the relatively empty footpath on one of the first warm spring days. Though you might still need a jacket, the personal space you gain is well worth being slightly cold.
Wading through the slog of pedestrians in Times Square on December 31 is a hopeless proposition. Likewise, attempting to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge in the middle of summer vacation season isn’t going to be any fun. Sightsee smarter with our guide to the best time of year to visit the biggest New York attractions. Whether you’re dying to experience Christmas in New York, want to spend a peaceful afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art or absolutely need to see one of the best Broadway shows in NYC, we’ve got you covered.
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