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The 10 Best Things to See in Central Park, New York


Central Park is more than just a place to check off of your to-do list when you’re in New York City. This massive rectangle of green space is an oasis in the middle of a busy city, and with more than 800 acres to cover, you’ll want to plan your visit around the park’s very best sites. Here are 10 essential things to see in Central Park when you visit the Big Apple.

The Best Things to See in Central Park

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Caroline Morse is a Senior Editor for SmarterTravel. Follow her adventures around the world on Instagram @TravelWithCaroline and on Twitter @CarolineMorse1.

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2015. It has been updated to reflect the most current information.

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