NYC Attraction, Central Park, NY Things to Do

Central Park | NYC Attractions

Nearby NYC Attractions like Central Park are great reasons to choose to stay at our ideally-located Manhattan Hotel.

Central Park is much more than a lush green space in the middle of the City. This NYC Attraction is home to many things to do and see, and it is a favorite stop for both locals and guests at our Manhattan Hotel.

About Central Park:
When guests at our Manhattan Hotel are looking for Things to do in NY, one place we often suggest is Central Park. This NYC Attraction boasts beautiful gardens, museums, and much more.

Central Park is an 840-acre park that opened in 1857. It continues to provide city dwellers with a beautiful place to spend an afternoon. Both locals and visitors enjoy spending time here, and there are things to do that will interest visitors of all ages. On the weekends, the 6 miles of paved roads in Central Park are closed to vehicle traffic making them a perfect place to enjoy a run.

Attractions, like the Central Park Zoo and the American Museum of Natural History, are located in the in Central Park. Both are perfect for a family outing. The American Museum of Natural History has become even more of a favorite with young visitors who recognize it from the Night at the Museum movies. This huge Museum cannot be fully explored in just one visit, so take a look at the Museum’s website and decide which of their exhibits you most want to see.

Plenty of ways to spend time outdoors can be found at Central Park, and this is true no matter the season. When it is warm outside, you can rent a rowboat from the Loeb Boathouse. They also offer gondola rides for those who’d rather have someone else do the rowing. During the winter, ice skating and sledding down some of the hills at this NYC Attraction are among the favorite Activities.

Taking a carriage ride through Central Park is another top thing to do at this Attraction. Whether for a special occasion, such as a marriage proposal, or as part of a family outing, this is sure to be a highlight of your visit. Carriage rides are available throughout the year, but are not available during inclement or very cold weather.

Events, such as Shakespeare in the Park and performances by the New York Philharmonic, take place in Central Park throughout the year.

Add a visit to this beautiful NYC Attraction to your itinerary during your stay at our Manhattan Hotel. 

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