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New Paltz, NY, Guide (23/52)


First settled by French Hugenots fleeing religious persecution in 1678, today the town of New Paltz provides sanctuary to New Yorkers and Brooklynites seeking a different type of escape; to the students of SUNY New Paltz who lend the town a distinctly bohemian vibe; and to those lucky locals who call it home year round.

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Governor’s Island, NY, Guide (14/52)


Governor’s Island had been on our hit list for quite some time. Whether by bike or by foot, spend a summer’s day here taking in the views of lower Manhattan and frolicking amidst the island’s tranquil parks, and you’ll return to the mainland feeling like you’ve been away for quite some time.

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