If you live in Manhattan, you know Central Park is the place to be when you need a break from city life, without traveling out of the city. The summer heat makes this escape even more of a necessity. We've ranked the go-to Central Park spots in case you’ve missed one too many episodes of Gossip Girl, Law and Order, or Sex and the City. We mean, how can you resist an Insta at the place where Chuck and Blair get married?!

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