Roosevelt Island – best walk in Spring

Hello, there is a place in New York that must be visited during spring! I see you coming, you’re gonna tell me Central Park of course, well I wasn’t thinking about it! Today I’m taking you to Roosevelt Island, the island between Manhattan and the Queens.

Why you should visit?

  1. In the spring, the cherry trees on the side facing Manhattan are in bloom. So, it’s giving the place so much charm and a touch of romance!
  2. The view on Manhattan’s skyline is splendid: Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, the headquarters of the United Nations, the Upper East Side … and so on!
  3. It’s the perfect opportunity to leave Manhattan’s busy lifestyle for a few hours and relax

How do you go to Roosevelt Island?

The best way is to take the funicular, which is on the 2nd Avenue and the 59th Street. This transportation is the most original, especially in a big city like New York. Plus you should enjoy as much as I did the impressive view over Manhattan!

Do you think it’s worth a detour? Please feel free to leave a comment below and share your experience with the community!

Boujou (the Norman way to say XOXO)

Infos pratiques :

Funicular: E 59th St & 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10022, United States

Price: same as the the subway

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