Definitely time to escape the seething sidewalks and get back to nature in Central Park.
Yep, there are a lot of people here too, but it’s not as frenetic (well, except for the joggers and cyclists and power walkers).
If you want a break from the touristy stuff and the crowds, head to the northern end of the park where there’s a little more breathing space and plenty of wild creatures out and about.
Which suits me, since I am a certified freak for nature! Here’s a sneak peak at the wild side of the city…