A Guide to Hiking Near NYC without a car

Thank you to Melissa Goodwin of Girl Gotta Hike for speaking at our last Mappy Hour event and writing this great blog post! All...
Paddling in the St. Regis Christie

Stay cool with these summer outdoor activities

Confession: we’ve been feeling more sorta than outdoorsy lately and we’re blaming it on the heat. When it’s so hot out that we’re sweating...

Get into gear: Here’s where you can go mountain biking near New York City

Our interest in mountain biking was piqued at a wedding last fall when we overheard a bunch of dolled-up friends of the bride planning...
Hiking in the Hudson Valley

Spring hike checklist: Trails near New York City

We were discussing some of our favorite hikes near the city at Outdoorfest's Mappy Hour last night which stirred the project manager in us to...
Surfing in New York City

Surf: Catch a winter wave in Queens

We went winter surfing in Queens.
Hiking the Long Path

Hike the Long Path: a day trip fit for your lazy Saturday

You slept in on Saturday and missed that early morning Breakneck Ridge-bound Metro-North but find that you’re still jonesin’ for a hike. Hope is not lost! Head to the George Washington Bridge, where you’ll find miles of trails, including the aptly-named Long Path.
Bear Mountain

We’re bullish on Bear Mountain

Don't overlook this 4 mile loop on Bear Mountain. You'll be rewarded with stunning views of the Hudson River!