New York 2007: Park Yourself
So you think you know Central Park? Come along with us for an insider's guide to the most famous bit of green space in the world.
So you think you know Central Park? Come along with us for an insider's guide to the most famous bit of green space in the world.
Helayne Seidman -- For The Washington Post
INSIDER'S GUIDE
Enjoy 10 ways to get acquainted with the park on your next trip to New York.
 
DETAILS
While away the hours with everything from ice skating to Rollerblading.
 
New Yorkers say Central Park is enjoyed best when you don't have a grand plan. That doesn't mean you have to just sit in the sun.
 
WHERE TO STAY
Peruse a sampling of rooms with a park view, including what you'll pay to hobnob among horse-drawn carriages.
 
Dining in Central Park can be pricey, but you can cut costs by picking up picnicking provisions and here are some options.
 
To take in some green space in the asphalt jungle of Manhattan, head to one of these lesser-known parks.
 
GETTING THERE
Find how to get from the Washington area to New York.
 
Photos
With 150 acres of water, 240 acres of lawns, 136 acres of woodlands and 58 miles of pedestrian pathways, there's plenty to do and see in Central Park.
 

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