In my other life, I might have been a great New York private tour operator. If you are visiting Manhattan, had enough shopping and eating and you’d like to explore by foot or bike, don’t you dare miss –
Finding the bridge, the entrance on both sides of Manhattan and Brooklyn and even the best locations for photos can be found in this amazingly detailed article from Explore Brooklyn Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge.
While the caretakers of everything at this incredible elevated park that sweeps Manhattan’s west side do a pretty good job of keeping New Yorker’s and visitors updated about closings and new entrances and activities on their website: The Highline finding an entrance can be challenging.
Check their calendar before you visit – so many fun things to do by season -from Tai Chi to Velvet Gloves Gentleman’s Boxing to Stargazing. Pick up a salad at Sweet Green in NoMad at 1164 Broadway (near 28th Street) and walk west to 28th and 10th Avenue.
Warning, I was one of the first to sign up for New York’s Citi Bike Program, I don’t care if you are from Amsterdam, Paris or Copenhagen, do not ride the Citi Bike system outside of Central Park. You will be risking your life. In the park fine, out of the park, no. Got it?
With that said, short term Citi Bike memberships can be purchased by the day or the week here Citi Bike.
There is a bike station at Central Park South and Grand Army Plaza. For Central Park Maps visit the Conservancy’s website Central Park Conservancy