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Bronx, NY

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New York’s most northern borough is famous for baseball, elevated trains and densely populated neighborhoods. It is also the greenest of the five boroughs, with NYC’s largest park (Pelham Bay Park), the Bronx Zoo, and the New York Botanical Garden. The most authentic Italian cuisine is found on Arthur Avenue, the Bronx's Little Italy, and the best outdoor activities are found in Van Cortlandt Park, which offers boating, horseback riding, and the oldest public golf course in the US.

Getting Around in Bronx, NY

The Bronx, like most of New York City, has excellent public transportation. Services include the subway, bus and Metro-North Railroad. These three run throughout the borough and provide easy access to Manhattan, Connecticut and many northern New York suburbs. Driving in The Bronx is also convenient, with major arteries like the Bronx River Parkway and Cross-Bronx Expressway spanning north-south and east-west. Walking, when combined with public transportation, is a great way to visit The Bronx’s large network of parks and open spaces.

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"Very Walkable"
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Transit Score®
"Excellent Transit"
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

<p>The Bronx hosts one of the worldÕs most popular sports teams: The New York Yankees. The iconic baseball team has played in south Bronx since 1923, almost entirely in one ballpark. It wasnÕt until 2012 that the team moved to the new Yankee Stadium, a state-of-the-art park that cost a whopping $1.5 billion. The modern stadium and the historic team remain a very important part to the BronxÕs culture and economy.</p>

Experience Italy

<p>Arthur Avenue is often considered the center of Italian-American culture in New York, much more than Manhattan's touristy and less authentic Little Italy. The area stretches across a larger area than its Manhattan counterpart and is similarly lined with delis, bakeries, cafes, and various Italian merchants. Tourists often make the trek from Manhattan to get a taste of real Italian cuisine.</p>

City Island

<p>City Island, located on the far western end of Long Island Sound, is a maritime enclave in Bronx, NY. Resembling a small New England fishing village and inhabited by fewer than 5000 residents, the island is a unique community known for its great seafood restaurants and antique shops. The small island boasts four yacht clubs, one of which hosts Columbia University's Sailing Team. While part of New York City, it has a surprising variety of wildlife, with an amazing breadth of seabirds. An easy drive from Manhattan puts you in a quaint seaside community within minutes.</p>