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As diverse as NYC’s bike network is, the world is full of fabulous places to spin your wheels. Meet three cities that are home to unexpectedly awesome urban trails.

Magazine Beach

Grenada is graced with unspoiled beaches and turquoise water, but stunning shorelines are only part of the story. This Caribbean island packs a punch of diversity into its diminutive size. It’s blessed with colorful flora, fauna and locals who warmly welcome visitors. The aroma of homegrown nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon delicately perfume the balmy breezes, […]

Bocas Del Toro

For a relaxing winter retreat, we like these four destinations because they’re hot, beautiful, and easy to explore without a car. Whether you choose to sink your toes into the sugar-white sand of the #1 beach in America, stay in a Panama ecolodge tucked away in a cloud forest, or bike between the secluded coves of […]


offMetro recently launched a Way Off site for jetsetters who like to keep a low carbon profile. Our writers have traveled across the globe, from Thailand to Texas and Belgium to Bermuda, and discovered the best destinations for car-free exploration.


New Yorkers, if you own a bike, you will agree that it is cheaper, easier, greener, faster, and more fun to get around town on your two wheels than by any other mode of transportation. (I wish I could also say safer.) But for those without bikes—in any town in the United States—who’d like to […]