The road that later became Historic Route 1 started as a trail during the 1600s. Burned trees marked the way, crude bridges crossed ravines, and canoe ferries transported goods and people across wider rivers. Later, the first horse carrier service would be established in New Jersey.
Driving through New York City requires a steady hand and some edge and attitude. But you'll be rewarded by an indescribable symphony of sights, sounds, and people.