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05-15-2012, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by bombers15 View Post
If any New Yorkers can help me out here, that would be great.

I'm coming from Ottawa to Manhattan. I am driving but am obviously not going to use the car for the three days I'm there.

So I was thinking of parking near the Van Cortlandt Park station and then taking the subway from there. That part is straight forward enough, but I was just wondering if anyone knew about parking near there. Doing some basic research it seems that there is free street parking and also a parking garage near there. Will that work to leave the car for a couple days?

Otherwise I don't really know where to leave the car. Thanks.
If you're going to park and leave your car for a few days while you're IN Manhattan, you may as well park in Manhattan. The UWS has tons of street parking from say..... 79th to 96th street is a good place to look. May take you 20 or 30 minutes to find a spot, but it's free and you can leave it for as much as 3 or 4 days (Tuesday to Friday or Monday to Thursday as well as over the weekend).

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