The best way to experience as much of Central Park’s natural beauty as possible over one trip is undoubtedly by bike. Pick up a rental and spend a few hours riding to landmarks like the Loeb Boathouse, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir and Strawberry Fields. Just be sure to ask for a lock so you can park your bike and explore on foot when the mood strikes. $8
Consider this list of cheap New York attractions under $25 your guide to exploring NYC on a budget. Remaining thrifty while visiting NYC isn’t as difficult as you might think. Many of the iconic landmarks we think of when we think of Gotham don’t cost a thing to visit and all NYC parks are blessedly free. You can also often find cheap ways to get into art museums, even if you aren’t around for any of the free museum days in NYC. Skip the pricey bus tours and stick to these cheap New York attractions! Your wallet will thank you.
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