Stepping inside the Victorian glasshouse at the New York Botanical Garden transports you around the world: to the tropical waters of Southeast Asia, the arid deserts of Northern Africa and the lush rainforests of South America. Plan to spend an entire day at the 250-acre garden to explore the vast grounds beautifully landscaped with native and exotic plants.
Believe it or not, you don’t need a suite at one of the best hotels in NYC to have the staycation of your dreams. (Though it certainly wouldn’t hurt.) Get into the vacation mindset with this list of the best things to do on a staycation in NYC. Whether your ideal staycation includes checking out all the gorgeous rooftop bars in NYC, getting back to nature in NYC parks or just holing up in your room with some of the best movies on Netflix, we’ve got you covered.
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