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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“If you are history buff, this is the place to go, amazing castle looking museum with lots of history to tell.”
  • 378 locals recommend
Park
“The cloisters is great for medieval art. The park itself has beautiful architecture and views of the Hudson River. ”
  • 186 locals recommend
Lounge
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“There's a poor side and a rich side of these 2 side by side docking/fishing areas. We visit both and sometimes eat at the restaurant, fly kites on one of the docks, stick our toes in the sand and occasionally have splashed in the river. In the summer there are sometimes 2 swans who come to visit. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Upscale beautiful historic restaurant overlooking Inwood, tucked up into Fort Tryon Park near The Cloisters.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Dominican/Latino style food Great location on a active strip. Food is good, bar is wonderful and turns into a lounge at night where Latin dance and American hip-hop combine.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious brunch and lunch option. Right next to Fort Tryon Park and The Met Cloisters.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pub
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“Irish Pub type of bar with great foods and drinks. Many TVs to see the sports events like Fights Football/Soccer, Baseball an more! Try the Beyond English muffin ! its a great tasting vegetarian patty that tastes like meat!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Sometimes you just want some Starbucks coffee! Good thing we have one near by!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Easiest to take the train up to Dyckman Street in order to get here, but VERY worth the travel for the gorgeous river views and beautifully maintained gardens in the park. The Met Cloisters, located in the center of the park, is stunning as well. Wander the park till you find the west-facing terrace, and then enjoy the spectacular sunset.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“If you want a more hip-hop, Latin, social dance vibe. Mexican food and Mexican style drinks served here!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“A train trip out to 190th St is worth your morning or afternoon. It gets you out of the city and into some great gardens and architecture. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Latin Dominican dishes meets Japan cuisine! Get the Caribbean Latino style sushi.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“This forested area in NJ and NY have a typography that brings together mountain​ and river. There are many trails & good spots for a ​picnic. It's especially wonderful during Autumn season! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“Provides bike rentals for riding down the Green Way. Full Service bike shop.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“This cozy wine bar, located within walking distance to Fort Tryon Park, encompasses the neighborhood’s Latin roots with its weekly music nights and unique Latin-influenced drinks such as guava sangria. Corcho Wine Room’s brick interior, dark hardwood floors, granite bar top, and deep-red walls provide an elegant yet comfortable interior space with a fantastic selection of tapas, dinner plates, and desserts including meat boards, grilled lemon butter chicken breast, kale and manchego empanadas, coconut flan, Caribbean spice churrasco, and grilled calamari dipped in paprika and olive oil. Wine and beer are served in glasses or bottles, along with drinks imported from Belgium, DR and others.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“That's right - get Medieval at the Cloisters. It's closer than you think. Imagine, a $2.75 subway fare can take you back 500 years. It's cool af and a great day spent in NYC.”
  • 8 locals recommend