Thinking you can go everywhere by walking in NYC is a common error among freshman tourists. You’ll hear yourself saying things like: “It’s only 10 blocks!”. Well, ten blocks is a lot… especially when you probably have 20 more blocks on your back.
Buy a metro-card. They are cheap and convenient. You have a lot of different kinds of cards: day pass, three day pass, 7-Day pass… and you don’t need to buy more than one: they’re rechargeable. At first you’d think you’re not going to take the