After a stroll into the Heather Garden’s vast swath of perennials and a walk through the Cloisters, hike through the arching trees and take a seat at the Linden Terrace, one of the highest points in Manhattan, where you’ll be able to gaze across the water at the Hudson River Palisades, which has 20 miles of cliffs that will be covered in vivid copper and orange foliage.
As we leave the summer behind, the city is abuzz with the best things to do this fall, which museums to visit and the most stunning outdoor dining options, but for many New Yorkers, catching the city's fall foliage is a tradition and a must.
Going upstate to see fall leaves is great, but it's a trek. But if you know where to look here in NYC, there are some truly stunning foliage to see in many parks and gardens across the boroughs.
We've rounded up the top spots in NYC so you can certainly check leaf-peeping off your New York bucket list this year.