You have a ton of ground to cover, so kick off your day bright and early at the Bronx Zoo ($16.95, seniors $14.95, children 3–12 $11.95) as the gates open at 10am. The ginormous grounds hold 6,000-plus creatures from around the globe—snow leopards, zebras, crocodiles—so map out which species you’d like to check out before visiting. (The attractions at NYC’s largest zoo can easily suck up an afternoon’s worth of sightseeing.)
You’ve likely perused one—if not all—of our NYC neighborhood guides, but you probably haven’t thought about how to visit all five boroughs in one day. From A-list attractions to one of our favorite new restaurants, we’re taking you on a multi-zip-code crawl through Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and even the black sheep of the bunch—Staten Island. Put on your most comfortable spring shoes, grab your MetroCard and get to it!
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