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7 Great Places in NYC to Enjoy Solitude

When it seems like there’s nowhere to escape to, here are six things to do and places to go to get away from the crowds.


Wave Hill

The best way to escape the city is to go to a public garden. Wave Hill is a cultural center in the city that can provide just such an oasis. Whether you’re going to check out one of their fun events or just wander through the garden, it’s a great place to spend some time alone.

7 Great Places in NYC to Enjoy Solitude

7 Great Places in NYC to Enjoy Solitude


New York Botanical Garden

Pretty gardens, peaceful atmosphere, solitary enjoyment. What more do you need? The New York Botanical Garden combines these elements for a perfect afternoon alone.Check out what seasonal gardens are best at the moment on their website and go for a solitary stroll. You’re sure to feel peaceful and happy when you get back.

7 Great Places in NYC to Enjoy Solitude

New York Botanical Garden

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Born in France but raised all over the place, Auriane has wanted to write ever since she was old enough to spell her name. In her spare time she loves reading, hanging out with her best friends (even when they're not in the same time zone), and spontaneous singing with her Broadway-bound roommate.

Reader Discussion: 1 Comments

  1. NYC definitely does start to feel cramped after a few years of living here. Thanks for the well thought out resource — I’m going to keep it bookmarked and go to some of these places the next time I feel claustrophobic.

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