This northernmost Manhattan neighborhood’s pastoral scenery will surprise you.

Occupying the tip-top of Manhattan, Inwood is a residential neighborhood that feels far removed from the rest of the island’s fast-paced way of life. Outside of its bustling core, this neighborhood’s lushly forested park and local salt marsh resonate with low-key crowds that prefer a pastoral stroll rather than a power walk. Better still, Inwood’s distance doesn't detract from its rich diversity–the neighborhood is home to a distinct Dominican community.

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On the Map

Inwood is within Manhattan and bordered by Morris Heights, Marble Hill, The Bronx, Spuyten Duyvil, Riverdale, Washington Heights, Kingsbridge, University Heights, and Fordham

Laguardia Airport: 20 minutes by cab without traffic
JFK Airport: 35 minutes by cab without traffic
Times Square: 33 minutes by subway
Wall Street / Financial District: 44 minutes by subway

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Possible

A Tight-Knit Community at the Top of Manhattan

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Residents, visitors, and four-legged friends adore Inwood Hill Park for its pastoral respites.

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Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Kenn Tam

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Kenn Tam is a Canadian photographer living and working in New York City's Manhattan, that specializes in portraits and street photography. And yes, he was that high school year book guy with a 50mm lens for a face.