NEW YORK CITY just might be the most exciting and dynamic city in the world. It has thousands of activities for visitors. But, it is also very expensive. If you are planning to visit the city but do not have a millionaire’s budget, don’t worry. Below is a list of ten totally free activities for a variety of interests.
1. Walk, jog, or run in Central Park.
Central Park is the ultimate big city place to walk, jog, or run in every season. The 843-acre park has tons of walking tracks. The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir has a 1.58-mile jogging track surrounding it that is popular with locals and tourists. While you explore the most visited urban park in the United States, you will discover numerous landmarks such as the Carousels, Shakespeare Garden, Turtle Pond, and Strawberry Fields. When you need to rest, there are hundreds of benches plus many open grassy areas and meadows. If you are interested in the history of this world-famous park, Free Tours by Foot has two free guided tours covering the lower and central sections of the park.