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Peaceful Places: New York City

By Nomad Mobile Guides, Inc.

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Uncover the hidden treasures of New York City that even native New Yorkers don't know. Evelyn Kanter's popular book is now available as a mobile app for just $1.99.

Escape the hustle and find yourself in one of 129 inspiring and restorative places in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island.

"When you're on the go all the time, sometimes you miss the little things that make NYC such a great place to live. With the help of Evelyn Kanter, I'm making an effort to rediscover what made me fall in love with this city to begin with." – Kaye Sterling Jun 20, 2011

"I live and work in Midtown Manhattan, and stress is my constant companion. But Peaceful Places: NYC has helped me discover a wealth of opportunities to chill and decompress -- all in my own backyard." – Copyboy67 Jun 30, 2011

The first in a new series of tranquil travel, Peaceful Places: New York City leads you along an unexpected path, giving you GPS and map coordinates to the most inspiring and restorative places in all five boroughs.

Expertly compiled by Evelyn Kanter, Peaceful Places: New York City serves up many calming spots. This unique guide to tranquil travel reveals the surprising gardens, vistas, sanctuaries, cafe respites, neighborhood strolls, and beaches that make up New York City.

Includes tips on when to visit grand locales, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, for a bit of quiet time.

Some of the highlights and hidden gems you will discover through this app:

In Northern Manhattan:
Bible Garden, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Inwood Hill Park, Little Red Lighthouse...

In Midtown Manhattan:
Art Students League, Bookmarks, Radiance Tea Shop and Bookstore, The Campbell Apartment...

In Lower Manhattan:
Elevated Acre, Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, Stone Street, The Jefferson Market Library...

In the Bronx:
John Muir Nature Trail, Van Cortlandt Park, Poe Cottage, Van Cortlandt Park...

In Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Heights Esplanade, Celebrity Path, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Heights Books, Public Waterfront Area...

In Queens:
Alley Pond Environmental Center, Fort Totten, Roosevelt Island Tramway, Socrates Sculpture Park...

On Staten Island:
Greenbelt Nature Center, The Greenbelt, Mt. Moses, South Beach and Midland Beach...

What's New in Version 1.1

Fixed issue with OS 3.1.3 devices

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Customer Reviews

Really found this app to be useful

This app has great suggestions for a peaceful weekend in NYC for the whole family. Great photos! Super for a weekend trip.

What a find!

I live and work in Midtown Manhattan, and stress is my constant companion. But Peaceful Places: NYC has helped me discover a wealth of opportunities to chill and decompress -- all in my own backyard.

Something for everyone

Great for art lovers and hikers to shoppers and history buffs!

Peaceful Places: New York City
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  • $1.99
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 16.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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