On two wheels 

"Walking is fun, but you'll fit in much more on a bike or scooter"

On two wheels 

"I rent one at the start of the day to check out some local outdoor spots"

On two wheels 

"I can go at my own pace, where I want, for only a few dollars" 

On the water 

"A boat cruise is relaxing, with stunning views — the perfect way to watch the sunset"

On the water 

"Any time of day, all year round, there's countless sights to see"

On the water 

"Just bring an extra layer, and some sunscreen, you never know what you'll need"

In the air 

"You can be safely strapped in or go doors-off for more thrills" 

In the air 

"Either way, everyone should experience the the bird’s-eye view"

In the air 

"Fall is the best time of year to do it, the colors of Central Park are mindblowing"

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