Winter Activities in NYC, NY Things to Do

Fun Winter Activities in NY Near Our Manhattan Hotel

Carriage rides through a snow-covered Central Park and ice skating are two popular Winter Activities in NY. Enjoy these NYC Things to Do during a winter stay at our Manhattan Hotel.

December 8, 2015

Winter is a beautiful time of year to visit our Manhattan Hotel. The holiday lights, the chill in the air, and the chance of snow work together to create a bit of magic that makes winter in New York City unlike any other time of year. Below are a few of the top Winter Activities in NY that you can enjoy during your stay at our ideally-located Hotel in Manhattan.

Carriage Rides
Carriage rides in Central Park are available throughout the year, but there is something special about enjoying this iconic NYC Thing to Do during the winter. Snuggle up with someone special and enjoy the crispness in the air as the horses trot around Central Park. Planning to pop the question? Special proposal packages are available. Advance reservations for carriage rides aren’t required, but they are recommended.

Ice Skating
Movies often show a couple in love ice skating at Rockefeller Center, and that remains one of the popular places to take a spin on the ice. It is not, however, the only place. Other skating rink choices offer lower prices and shorter wait times, and you will still enjoy a view of the City. The Rink at Winter Village in Bryant Park, Wollman Rink in Central Park, and Trump Lasker are some of the other top picks for outdoor skating rinks in New York City.

No, Shopping in New York is not a strictly winter Activity, but when you want a respite from the cold, you will find many popular Shopping destination near our Manhattan Hotel. You can finish up your holiday Shopping or treat yourself to something new. Whether you want high-end designer goods or are looking for a great bargain, you’ll find it here!

Window Gazing
Many of the stores along 5th Avenue create amazing window displays for the holidays. Crowds move along the busy street to see the incredible creations. Most are removed during the first week of January, but if you plan a visit during the first part of winter then you will be able to catch a glimpse of these creative displays.

Plan your winter stay at our Manhattan Hotel and enjoy some of the top Winter Activities in NY. View our current Special Offers or call 800.675.6706 to make a reservation.

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