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The best New York staycations

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

Rockaway Beach
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 New York staycations, whether you want to find fun things to do outside, bask in the greenery at NYC parks, get adventurous or lounge in luxury—all without leaving the boroughs.

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