Celebrate Warm Weather with These Spring Activities in NYC
Spring guests at our NYC Hotel can enjoy these and many other nearby Activities in NYC!
Spring has sprung! There is never a bad time to visit NYC, but spring welcomes those who may have been waiting until the cold weather was gone. March and April visitors will find many Activities in NYC, so whether you’re staying at our NYC Hotel for business or pleasure, carve out a little time to enjoy one or two of these popular Things to do in NY! Because this City That Never Sleeps is home to an endless list of activities, we’re just giving you a few of the many choices! Plan your spring stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Marriott today!
Explore Central Park
Like most Activities in NYC, Central Park can be enjoyed any time of year. During the spring, stop by Loeb Boathouse where you can rent a canoe or take a gondola ride. The flowers will soon be in full bloom. Bring your camera along to captures some gorgeous shots. Birdwatching excursions and carriage rides are other examples of ways that you can spend a spring day in Central Park!
Attend the St. Patrick’s Day Parade
New York City knows how to put on a parade! In addition to that other little parade that takes place in November, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade has its own claims to fame! It’s the largest and the oldest such parade in the country. The first one took place in 1762 - before John Hancock put his John Hancock on the Declaration of Independence! Join 2 million other spectators lining the streets to watch the massive procession—which includes more than 150,000 participants.
See a Ball Game
Baseball is an American tradition. For die-hard Yankees fans, the first game of the season cannot come fast enough. Even if you’re not a full-time baseball fan, seeing a game at Yankee Stadium is still an Activity in NYC worth doing! You’ll mingle in the stands with locals and watch some of the city’s iconic players do their thing on the field.
Check Out the Cherry Blossoms
The cherry blossom trees in bloom are a beautiful sight. Head to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden at the end of April for Sakuri Matsuri to see the trees in all their glory! This popular annual celebration of Japanese culture features live performances, kids’ activities, and much more!
For the Kids: Visit Gulliver’s Gate
While not just for warm weather, this brand new NYC Attraction opens this spring! Starting in April, visitors will be able to explore more than 50,000 square-feet of space filled with the largest collection of miniatures in the country. See HO-scale landmarks from all over the world injected with a bit of pop culture for fun. Learn how things work and even enter the 3D printing room where you can make a miniature of yourself!
Head to the Beach!
The public beaches in NYC open in May. Even if you find it too cold to swim, you can still enjoy the view, a picnic, and listening to the sounds of the waves! Note: Alcohol is not allowed on the city’s public beaches, so keep that in mind when you’re packing your cooler!
Our New York City Activities Guide has other ideas of ways to spend your time during a stay at our NYC Hotel. If you’ve been thinking about a getaway, check out our Special Offers and make your reservations online or by calling 800.675.6706!