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Harlem Meer


The Harlem Meer in 10029 offers an idyllic respite from the freneticism of city life. Occupying 11 acres in the north east corner of central park, the meer (Dutch for lake) is said to be one of the loveliest in the city. New Yorkers and tourists can relax on the shores of its miniature sandy beach, take part in family activities at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, enjoy catch and release fishing, or just sit among the impressive oak, cypress and beech trees surrounding the lake.

106th to 110th Street on the East side of Central Park, 10029


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Pelham Bay Park

In the city that loves going green, Pelham Bay Park reigns as the largest of its parks and has activities that are guaranteed to delight and educate kids and adults alike.

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Queens Botanical Garden

An oasis right in the middle of the concrete jungle can be found and enjoyed in 11355. The Queens Botanical Garden has been providing a sanctuary for city residents since it was built for the 1939 World’s Fair.