Sugar Hill got its name during the Harlem Renaissance, as “life was sweet” for the wealthy African Americans who lived in the district. Thurgood Marshall, Langston Hughes and Duke Ellington all spent time in the row houses here. Peep the stunning Queen Anne–style architecture and immerse yourself in the vibrant community on this walking tour of the area.
To really get to know a city, you need to venture outside the well trafficked neighborhoods, like the East Village, Lower East Side and Chelsea. In other words, you've gotta get off the beaten path. Discover what some might call secret New York on these tours of neighborhoods that few tourists ever visit. You’ll explore some lesser-known attractions on walks through the South Bronx, Long Island City, Hamilton Heights and other intriguing but under-appreciated nabes. And who knows? You might just find your new favorite spot in the five boroughs while you’re out adventuring.
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