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Camp for free on a secret NYC rooftop

Find out how you can get your camping fix without leaving the city.


While urban camping might sound like an oxymoron, there are somesurprising optionsfor roughing it in the city.

Take for exampleBivouac, a pop-up campsite on rotating, secret rooftops where you can wakeup surrounded by Brooklyn’s terraces or admiring Central Park from above–free of charge.

Created by artistThomas Stevenson, the site consists of six waterproof canvas tents with wooden frames and one-inch wool felt flooring forcomfort and insulation.

There’sno electricity or internet to help guests disconnect from daily life, so all you have to do is book your stay in advance through Thomas (the “park ranger”) and bring along a sleeping bag and food to share in a communal dinner.

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