We all know the main sights of New York – they are world famous, but for the visitor who wants to see the real city, the iconic landmarks just don’t cut it. Going off the beaten path in New York is getting to see the city’s underbelly. You also get to experience the city as natives do when you go off the beaten track in New York. Discover surprising works of art, wonderful buildings, tiny coffee shops and corner bakeries and hidden gardens. Here are 20 Off the Beaten Path Attractions of New York:
1. The Graffiti Wall of Fame
Whether you agree with graffiti or not, there’s no denying it is urban art. In Harlem, at 106th Street and Park Avenue, you’ll find a wall of some of the best and most colorful images in the city. The wall is one of the boundaries of the Jackie Robinson Education Complex and is a brilliant show of what can be achieved with cans of spray paint.