Central Park, New York, New York

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14 E. 60th St

New York, NY 10023-6004

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(212) 310-6600

http://www.centralparknyc.org

  • 7 mentions in Beautiful places in New York - for photography

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...No question Central Park should be your first stop...and whatever you do, don't miss the tile ceiling at the Bethesda Fountain. It amazes me every time I see it. I would also check out the Gramercy Park area. You can't get in..." See More

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Hello Julia!!! There are many amazing places in NYC!!! Spring at Central Park is stunning!!!! blossom trees, birds, reflections, amazing colors and contrasts. Examples? Bow Bridge, Central Park, Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle, Central Park - Turtle Pond, The Mall, are great scenarios..." See More

    • Ffion H.

      Ffion H. said, "...get a shot of the Empire State Building framed nicely within the park's arch. Also I'd take a few walks in Central Park, especially around the JKO reservoir and the pond, to grab some pretty images of the park and the..." See More

    • Mike G.

      Mike G. said, "...Hi Julia...so many great places, but my fav's are Washington Square Park, anywhere in Central Park and Times Square (touristy but a must)..." See More

    • Jason H.

      Jason H. said, "...Start with Central Park. You can take photos there all day. Then go to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade for great photos of the NYC skyline...." See More

    • Kaydee B.

      Kaydee B. said, "...townhomes and trees. Meatpacking has old warehouses and is a trendy spot. And of course you can't really go wrong with Central Park Have fun!..." See More

    • Kenneth O.

      Kenneth O. said, "... Central Park is beautiful just about anywhere..." See More

  • 6 mentions in What are the best free things NYC has to offer?

    • Heather Ann W.

      Heather Ann W. said, "...galleries Gagosian Gallery, David Zwirner Gallery and then the museums The Metropolitan Museum of Art Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and then Central Park..." See More

    • Emily B.

      Emily B. said, "...a day just wandering around the city and watching NYers go about their day. Some great places to do so are Central Park, Washington Square Park or High Line Park. All of these are also great places to take a break..." See More

    • amery c.

      amery c. said, "...There are diverse things to enjoy freely in NYC. Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, Bryant Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and much more fab spots where you could feel the great charm of the..." See More

    • Jeff P.

      Jeff P. said, "... Central Park is free, as is the High Line Park (which is really Nuyawk!). There are many places to hear all kinds of music that typically don't charge cover charges weekdays. Google the type of music and nyc. Websites will indicate if..." See More

    • terry O.

      terry O. said, "...bridge) or walk across the Williamsburg Bridge Pathand then stroll through hipster Williamsburg and have lunch or dinner there. Walk through Central Park. Take the always nearby M5 bus for a tour of Manhattan (not free but very cheap). The Metropolitan..." See More

    • Michael D.

      Michael D. said, "... Central Park !! You can spend a whole day in there and not even scratch the surface...." See More

  • 6 mentions in What are the top 5 can't miss tourist attractions in NYC?

    • Regan W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Regan W. said, "...Metropolitan Museum of Art at sunset. But the Ground Zero museum is interesting. The only touristy things I would recommend are: Central Park High Line ParkEllis IslandCircle line boat tourWalk the Brooklyn BridgeAll the museums..." See More

    • Alyce M.

      Alyce M. said, "...State Building Observation Deck I would save your money and instead go to the Top of the Rock. The view of Central Park is amazing and it is less crowded. Plus then you can walk around 5th Ave and see the beautiful..." See More

    • AJ J.

      AJ J. said, "...Tourist traps or not...all are classic NYC spots worth visiting. Central Park in particular is a living, breathing, city park and a beautiful place to stroll. Go to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art. Have a sandwich..." See More

    • Eve G.

      Eve G. said, "...hr one) is fantastic in the warmer months. I would prob skip Statue of Liberty if time is limited. Don't miss Central Park. Try out a neighborhood or two in Brooklyn (maybe Brooklyn Heights and the promenade by the water, an..." See More

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...on the steps, or go in and make your way up to the roof garden-martini bar for a great view of Central Park- time it for sunset and its magic time. while at the Met- you can also stroll uptown to..." See More

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...The visit at the statue was worthwhile. Also visited the museum and reached up to the statues pedestal! I briefly visited Central Park. Went to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (the latter..." See More

  • 5 mentions in What should be on my "Can't Miss" list on 1st trip to New York City?

    • Andy H.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Andy H. said, "...NYC during the summer. I'll focus on a few of my favorite summertime experiences in NYC. 1. Concert in Central Park Central Park has a variety of free and ticketed performances throughout the summer. My favorite are the music in the park..." See More

    • Alyce M.

      Alyce M. said, "...Definitely need to go to Central Park- Rent a boat and ride around the lake and after grab drinks The Loeb Boathouse Central Park Magnolia Bakery has the best cupcakes... West Village location is the best and keep your eye out..." See More

    • Eline v.

      Eline v. said, "...Ground Zero! The museum is so overwhelming! Rent a bicycle and ride through Central Park, go to the Central Park Zoo, and maybe go to the obvious things such as Empire State Building My friend and I really enjoyed eating at..." See More

    • Elena G.

      Elena G. said, "... Central Park! It's huge with so many highlights. Something for everyone. Download a map app, book a walking tour, or if you like photography, book a photo tour with NYC Photo Safari...." See More

    • Jon T.

      Jon T. said, "...I highly recommend renting a bike and riding some laps around Central Park. It is busy, and it is a touristy area. However, I still think it is a must do. Check the schedule (http://www.centralpark.com/guide/sports/bicycle-riding.html) and pick a time when the..." See More

  • 5 mentions in Two days in New York, what to see?

    • Drew J.

      Drew J. said, "...City. I would highly recommend visiting Ground Zero it is an incredible memorial that truly memorializes the tragedy of 9/11. Visiting Central Park and the Statue of Liberty are also great options, but the Statue of Liberty is currently open this week..." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...the best feel for the city and how the different neighborhoods fit together. Hopefully the weather is nice for you!I'd do Central Park the first day. If you or your wife are interested in art in the least, I'd also recommend a..." See More

    • Erika P.

      Erika P. said, "...Then take the subway straight to Brooklyn Brewery for a tour and a taste (or two!). While you are uptown in Central Park, wonder up to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir or a bit more peace and quiet, and don’t forget..." See More

    • Frances N.

      Frances N. said, "...You should definitely visit Strawberry Fields in Central Park. Never pass up the opportunity to visit the famous Strand Books...." See More

    • Johanna (TravelEater) R.

      Johanna (TravelEater) R. said, "...a tourist trap). http://traveleater.wordpress.com/nyc-field-notes/ For a 2 day visit, I would: - walk the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan - stroll around Central Park and visit the The Metropolitan Museum of Art - visit Union Square Park in the late afternoon / early..." See More

  • 4 mentions in What to do in NYC with my 12 year grand daughter?

    • Julia C.

      Julia C. said, "...Chelsea for a nice walk break. Ride the Staten Island ferry to get a nice waterside view of the city. In Central Park, check out Belvedere Castle--it provides a nice overview of the park. The Central Park Zoo is also a..." See More

    • Jeff P.

      Jeff P. said, "...Museum of Natural History is a "natural" choice for children. As it the Bronx Zoo, or the smaller children's zoo in Central Park...." See More

    • Adam H.

      Adam H. said, "...from one section to another. An example of this, which hits fun touristy stuff, is a day dedicated to things around Central Park. Go to the Central Park Zoo. Near the Zoo is the The Metropolitan Museum of Art which will..." See More

    • Barbara D.

      Barbara D. said, "...Depending on your granddaughter's interests, here is list with a variety of activities to choose from: Bronx Zoo, Central Park( can rent boat), Children's Museum Of Manhattan, Broadway show (Alladin, Wicked, Matilda), American Museum of Natural History, Chelsea Piers Complex, Dylan's..." See More

  • 4 mentions in I'm traveling to New York City staying close to Time Square.

    • Jacey & Scott M.

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      Jacey & Scott M. said, "...what musicals are playing, some are very entertaining for children (i.e., Lion King, Shrek), and definitely take in the skating at Central Park and the Holiday Show with the Rockettes! Last time we were there in December there was a Christmas market..." See More

    • Lissa P.

      Lissa P. said, "...You'll be able to check out the store windows of Bloomingdale's and Macy's on 5th Avenue. Make sure you walk into Central Park and visit the Central Park Zoo to see the polar bears and check out the Delacorte Clock (she may..." See More

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...so many childrens activities in and around NYC! my first thought is give your daughter a camera for her visit. Central Park is beautiful for long walks and taking pictures. visit the American Museum of Natural History(Butterfly Conservatory), Bronx Zoo, New-York Historical..." See More

    • barton k.

      barton k. said, "...Ice skating in Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park, or Central Park is always fun. Bryant Park has a winter village with shops and little eateries around the rink...." See More

  • 4 mentions in How do New Yorkers spend a weekend in the city?

    • Ashleigh H.

      Ashleigh H. said, "...lower Manhattan. Have breakfast in SoHo at Cafe Habana. walk up to Mud Coffee on 2nd Ave and 9th. Go to Central Park and lay in the grass while reading a book, or walk around the zoo. Pop into MOMA and catch..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...on the weekends. Assuming I'd still have energy left, I'd bus it back down to SOHO (although I'd probably mosey through Central Park a bit) and catch an off-beat movie at an art house like the Angelika Film Center & Cafe. Afterwards..." See More

    • coco m.

      coco m. said, "...The suggestions you got are good ones... some weekends are for hanging about~ checking out the High Line Park, go to Central Park, MOMA, crossing the Brooklyn Bridge but that's what tourists do too and honestly, I cant remb the last..." See More

    • Kathy H.

      Kathy H. said, "...or Southstreet Seaport. Must see a play before you leave. Have a drink at the The Central Park Boathouse restaurant in Central Park after a long walk there...." See More

  • 4 mentions in Free things to do in New York City?

    • Jesse C.

      Jesse C. said, "...on Staten Island walking distance from the ferry called Enoteca Maria). Of course all the parks are worth a visit - Central Park, Bryant Park (also close to the New York Public Library - Mid-Manhattan Library and Grand Central Terminal), Washington..." See More

    • Steven L.

      Steven L. said, "...amazing views of Manhattan. Go to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art - it's an optional donation (technically free!) Walk around Central Park- definitely check out Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields, Central Park - Sheep Meadow, the Pond and the Gallery...." See More

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "...Hit as many parks as you can. There are so many lovely areas with views all around Central Park. Staten Island Ferry is cheap way to see Manhattan from the water instead of paying for an expensive tour boat. If you..." See More

    • Shayna F.

      Shayna F. said, "...You're coming at a great time for FREE stuff in New York City. There are tons of events/activities available: Concerts in Central Park (Summerstage), Prospect Park (Celebrate Brooklyn) and South Street Seaport, movie screenings in Bryant Park, plenty of food festivals. You..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Things to do in NYC

    • Cheng L.

      Cheng L. said, "...you enjoy shopping - plan to spend a day in Woodbury Common Premium Outlets For a relaxing day - go to Central Park; great photo opportunities and a lovely place to have a walk Chelsea Market for fresh lobster at a..." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...& Grill. Eventually, everyone that goes to New York visits Times Square Probably the best free thing in New York is Central Park. Even if you just take a short stroll through it, it's worth the visit. The park itself has..." See More

    • Tracy K.

      Tracy K. said, "...is a good quick and not expensive meal right next to 30 Rock (Rockefeller Ctr)Near that is St. Patrick's Cathedral and Central Park .The park is beautiful and large. The is a zoo, pond and fields,etc. Do not walk in park at..." See More

    • Fritzi L.

      Fritzi L. said, "...buildings to visit, like Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library - Mid-Manhattan Library, St. Patrick's Cathedral, St James Cathedral Pavilion. Central Park is famous, as is the High Line Park I recommend you explore by neighborhood, "uptown" (residential) Midtown, business, downtown,..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Top things to do that are free and not free in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...eso es lo que he hecho y de esta manera saco mayor provecho del tiempo). Como vas a estar cerca de Central Park vale la pena caminarlo a profundidad y descubrir todos esos lugares hermosos iniciando por The Mall, un pasaje hermoso..." See More

    • Breanna W.

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      Breanna W. said, "...for a seat. Oh, and if you run into Bourdain, be cool.Check the Summerstage calendar too - it's the venue IN Central Park and I think most of the concerts are free (double check that tho)!..." See More

    • Sarah L.

      Sarah L. said, "...in NYC. But to be short : Rockefeller Center to admire the city of NYC on a sunny day, walk in Central Park (and sometimes there are dancers in the park), of course enjoy a night in Times Square and go to..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best things to see in NYC in 3 days?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...divide it in upper side, midtown and lower Manhattan and try to do as much as possible. I would start walking Central Park and enjoying the beauty of amazing places such as Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Central Park Zoo, Belvedere Castle, The..." See More

    • Angela S.

      Angela S. said, "...want to spend some time in. Must do's: See a show on Broadway Times Square, take a horse-drawn carriage ride in Central Park, have high tea The Plaza, grab a pizza Lombardi's Pizza, check out Chinatown New York, try a speakeasy..." See More

    • Regan W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Regan W. said, "...Here are my suggestions: Central Park High Line ParkCircle Line boat tour around the entire island--three hours, drinks available and full of historyTake the F (subway) to the York Station or the ferry from Wall St to Brooklyn Bridge, walk around the..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What to see and do + restaurant ideas in NYC

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...at Bergdorf Goodman across the street! If they're into Alice in Wonderland, they'll probably love the Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park. While you're there, why not also check out the Central Park Carousel which is a bit of a..." See More

    • Maggie N.

      Maggie N. said, "...I love Courtney's suggestion of taking them to the The Plaza to see Eloise! The Plaza is in Central Park, so you could pair that trip with some Central Park exploring. The girls would probably also like the huge FAO Schwarz..." See More

    • Anna K.

      Anna K. said, "...For children I would recommend FAO Schwarzthe biggest toy store in the city,it's right next to Central Park so you can visit it on the way there!..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What should I absolutely, positively not see or do in NYC?

    • Kristin S.

      Kristin S. said, "...wait) or a small, unassuming place in Little Italy like Saluggi's (no line at all!) Some may say you can skip Central Park but personally, I love the park and I think it's worth at least meandering around a bit near the..." See More

    • tina t.

      tina t. said, "...should be considered. Have heard that Top of the Rock is better than Empire State Building . Areas to consider: Def Central Park -beautiful (museums are awesome too). Rockefeller Center is ok-for a 1 time look except there's also tons of tourists..." See More

    • Kris M.

      Kris M. said, "... Central Park is really nice, but it's also just a park. You can spend hours and hours walking around it and getting lost in the middle of it, and if you're only here for a few days that time could be better..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Tourist attractions worth checking out?

    • Soleil M.

      Soleil M. said, "...of my favorites: Greenwich Village Chinatown New York The Theater District - Times Square I love The Central Park Boathouse at Central Park Fifth Avenue The Flatiron Building The Metropolitan Museum of Art Museum of Modern Art High Line Park..." See More

    • Megan L.

      Megan L. said, "...Top of the Rock is a nice alternative to the Empire State Building because you get a really lovely view of Central Park (and you can get the ESB in your photos)! The other suggestions from Soleil and Drew are spot on...." See More

    • Bente J.

      Bente J. said, "...taking the Staten Island Ferry . It's free and a great way to see her. Cross Brooklyn Bridge , stroll around Central Park, walk along the High Line Park . I also thought the 9/11 Memorial Visitor Center was quite impressive..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Things for an outdoorsman to do in New York City

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...think they have some rowing opportunities that actually take place on the water if that interests you. Of course, there's always Central Park which offers every kind of sport there is from skiing to croquet. Here's a link to all their sports..." See More

    • Egle M.

      Egle M. said, "... Central Park (duh), The Cloisters , the West Side --> Chelsea (New York) is actually the perfect place to start walking down towards the bottom of the island where there are beautiful parks along the way, Prospect Park , and Coney Island..." See More

    • Incon N.

      Incon N. said, "... Central Park .... 778 acres..." See More

  • 3 mentions in New year's eve at Manhattan?

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...you like ice skating outdoors I would recommend instead the rinks behind the New York Public Library in Bryant Park in Central Park. as far as New Years Eve in Times square, I've done it 3 times in the last 5..." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...time to see shows, go to museums, shop, and eat lots of good food. If it does snow, a walk through Central Park is a great way to enjoy the weather. If this is your first time seeing NY in the winter,..." See More

    • Eddie S.

      Eddie S. said, "...is a mad house, with no place to move. You can see the ball drop from blocks away (6th Ave towards Central Park) with out be overcrowded and limited space to move or for a restroom if needed after standing for..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Help with 3-Day Weekend Itinerary for First Visit to NYC for Couple?

    • Melissa M.

      Melissa M. said, "...Make sure to stop in Central Park, even if you're just wandering through. Beautiful. Depending on your interests, you should also hit up one of NYC's amazing museums - American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Museum..." See More

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...and even spent a few hours in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Oh yes, and managed to see the sunset in Central Park. You can find my plan here: http://aspectsofstyle.com/2015/01/09/three-days-in-new-york-city/ also now that days are longer you have more daylight to..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First time in the City -- highlights?

    • terry O.

      terry O. said, "...exist anymore except for a bunch of overpriced bad restaurants. 2. go to the Metropolitan Museum and after, walk south through Central Park, stopping at the Central Park Zoozoo. Then step outside onto 5th Avenue and take a bus downtown (the..." See More

    • Denise I.

      Denise I. said, "...Katz's Delicatessen Empire State Building Little Italy Chinatown New York Central Park Rockefeller Center Times Square Empire State Building..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Non-touristy "must do's" in Manhattan over the week of July 4th

    • Michael M.

      Michael M. said, "...beaches and mountains upstate or on LI. Even New Yorkers love the touristy things you've probably already done, including picnicking in Central Park, running down the Hudson River, or just strolling the streets of SoHo. In my and most other 20s-30s..." See More

    • Nina J.

      Nina J. said, "...And if you really want to feel like a true NYker, put your sneakers on and go for a run around Central Park's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. And if you are too ambitious, take a bike tour around central park! NY and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in free or cheap things to do in NYC

    • Diane g.

      Diane g. said, "...Take a free trip on the Staten Island Ferry for great views of the city Wander around Central Park, Greenwich Village, Times Square Many museums accept a donation don't worry about the suggested donation give what you want..." See More

    • Kelly R.

      Kelly R. said, "...free performances. There are many free walking tours. You could also just explore Grand Central Terminal, New York Public Library and Central Park as well as Washington Square Park where you can picnic & watch street performers. Hope this helps...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must see in NYC for one day?

    • Kathy K.

      Kathy K. said, "...a fortune to get there) 4. While downtown, go see the new Freedom Tower and where the WTC once stood 5. Central Park, Central Park, Central Park 6. High Line Park 7. Shop?..." See More

    • Will H.

      Will H. said, "... Central Park, its huge, beautiful and just walking around you'll see a lot of nice sites in the city. It's also nice to get away from the crowds in midtown...." See More

  • 2 mentions in One month to Travel the US- need itinerary help!

    • Ange M.

      Ange M. said, "...as early as now since they run out closer to the date. 7. Chinatown New York - Kinda crowded though 8. Central Park- There are lots to see at Central Park, there's the playground, the zoo, etc. See their website where..." See More

    • Simon Y.

      Simon Y. said, "...Center, Venice Beach, & Topanga. Chicago- House of Blues? Don't know it much. New York City- The city is totally amazing. Central Park! Check out the Bushwick and Williamsburg areas of Brooklyn. Get out of the city and head 1.5 hours..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Visiting NY for the time in April...what important tips can you give me?

    • Emily B.

      Emily B. said, "...get around and it's a true NYC experience! If you need assistance that's what the transit workers are for!Hang out in Central Park it's one of the great assets of the city and it's free. You can rent bikes, have a picnic..." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "... Central Park- Plenty of place to run. There is also a Central Park Zoo. American Museum of Natural History - Get tickets in advance Dylan's Candy Bar - Best candy store in NYC Staten Island Ferry - To see the Statue..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...Yorkers to come here and watch "Shakespeare in the Park" at the Delacorte. It's an outdoor theater in the middle of Central Park that attracts some huge names. Be prepared, though--New York is HOT and HUMID in August and there's no air..." See More

    • Theresa C.

      Theresa C. said, "...Columbus Circle is certainly a tourist destination, but it's beautiful and shouldn't be missed. Plus, it's right at a corner of Central Park which is kind of amazing. :) For Philadelphia, here are a few of my top picks: * Brunch at..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What would kids like to do in NYC on a weekend trip?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Try these options: American Museum of Natural History Central Park American Girl Cafe Dylan's Candy Bar..." See More

    • Jenn R.

      Jenn R. said, "...You can go to Central Park and visit the Central Park Zoo, walk around the park, visit the lakes inside the park or just play in there.There are a lot museums around the central park area. Times Square you can go to..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Thanksgiving 2016

    • Theresa K.

      Theresa K. said, "...If you are going to be there for Thanksgiving go to Central Park the night before to the balloon inflation party - there are crowds but it's a great time, fun mood...." See More

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...are right, the city can be more enjoyable and pleasant without unnecessary crowds. I always suggest to do morning walks on Central Park, starting probably by accessing The Mall and the southern end of The Mall known as the Literary Walk...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best road trips on the East Coast.

    • Thom L.

      Thom L. said, "...list of great philly things (see post about Philly). New York is big and wonderful to walk for free. I like Central Park, Washington Square Parkfor the street life and Chinatown New York for other world experience. Art galleries in SoHoare..." See More

  • 1 mention in Looking for new, non-touristy things to do during my 3rd trip to NYC!

    • Emme S.

      Emme S. said, "...Hi Shanda, My picks would be; 1. Berlin Wall at Paley Park 2. Find the five waterfalls in Central Park 3. Inwood Hill Park 4. Elevated Acre at 55 Water Street 5. La Plaza Cultural If you want more info on above..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York/San Fran adventure for two 25y/o friends

    • Andy H.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Andy H. said, "...Heights. The architecture in that area is pretty amazing and you'll be blocks away from Prospect Park, a close rival to Central Park in terms of size and beauty. The pace of life in Brooklyn is somewhat slower than Manhattan. If you're..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the best museums and historical sites all throughout NYC?

    • Lola G.

      Lola G. said, "...Historic sites to see: Empire State Bldg, Ellis Island, Ground Zero, Times Square, Top of the Rock, Radio City Music Hall, Central Park, Little Italy, Chinatown New York, NBC (NY) Employees FCU, United Nations Headquarters, Unisphere, and Coney Island are a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must see and do for my teenage daughters in NYC this April?

    • Stephanie L.

      Stephanie L. said, "...Your daughter would probably enjoy Chelsea Market Baskets or even just walking through Central Park or High Line Park! Gorgeous areas...." See More

  • 1 mention in What is your best travel selfie?

    • Supun E.

      Supun E. said, "...Jose where I drove 800 miles round trip in less than 48 hours just to run a half marathon, jogging in Central Park and taking the Staten Island Ferry on another road trip where a buddy and I decided New York wasn't..." See More

  • 1 mention in Ways to celebrate my 50th in NYC!?

    • beth l.

      beth l. said, "...perfect for me to celebrate other than nyc - 12 of my closest and dearest friends and family met me in Central Park at the The Loeb Boathouse Central Park - we row boated for an hour or so, I hosted a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Budget?

    • Vikram A.

      Vikram A. said, "...hrs. The frequency might be less in certain routes. You can visit lot of places for free, like Brooklyn Bridge , Central Park and just walk around many Avenues and streets. You might end up spending money in Empire State Building ,..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York Neighbourhoods

    • Andy H.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Andy H. said, "...Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden in Astoria or go to McCarren Park in Williamsburg? The trains are all at Union Square. Central Park, Madison Square Garden, West Village, and Wall St are all a short train ride away. You also don't..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where do the cool kids stay in NYC these days?

    • Janice T.

      Janice T. said, "...New York City. Things To Do Nearby Tony's Di Napoli for famous New York City Pizza Felice 64 for a drink Central Park Central Park Zoo United Nations Plaza Museum of Modern Art Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum The Upper East Side is..." See More

  • 1 mention in First trip to NYC, any advice?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...divide it in upper side, midtown and lower Manhattan and try to do as much as possible. I would start walking Central Park and enjoying the beauty of amazing places such as Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Central Park Zoo, The Loeb Boathouse..." See More

  • 1 mention in Day trip in New York City - Recommendations

    • Nicolette o.

      Nicolette o. said, "...(the earlier, the better...as it'll be crowded). If you want to escape the crowds, head toward Columbus Circle to walk in Central Park and to the Upper West Side. If you want to venture uptown more, Harlemaround West 125th street, has a..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the most popular neighborhoods in New York City?

    • Fritzi L.

      Fritzi L. said, "...the City Hall Park, Wall St, Foley Square. If you want to experience NYC parks, walk the High Line Park, explore Central Park or Riverside Park. Shopping and eating are everywhere in NYC. What is unique to the city are the great..." See More

  • 1 mention in Free Things to do in Manhattan, NY?

    • Sally E.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Sally E. said, "...on the smaller side, it's definitely a fun place to walk through and explore (and grab a bite to eat too!) Central Park is HUGE and they host a ton of activities in the summer. I imagine there is some sort of..." See More

  • 1 mention in NY attractions

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...explore. Among my favorites are Battery Park and the River Walk. Probably the best (and free) thing in New York is Central Park Even if you just take a short stroll through it, it's worth the visit. The park itself has many..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best hotels to stay at in New York City for a first time visitor

    • Crystal L.

      Crystal L. said, "...really easy to get to all the Midtown and Lower Manhattan attractions from here by subway, and is really close to Central Park. It is also a decent distance away from the main tourist hubbub. If you don't mind a bit..." See More

  • 1 mention in Bringing my little sister with me to New York City. What should we do?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...from the top of the Empire State Building is pretty cool. I loved Catcher in the Rye in high school so Central Park was a must. Times Square is also a must. If you two are into art, The Metropolitan Museum of..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the best hotels under $200/night in Manhattan?

    • Melissa N.

      Melissa N. said, "...at W. 79th & Broadway is great- good rooms and really good restaurants surround it. It's convenient to the 1,2,3 subway, Central Park, close to Lincoln Center . Personally (as a former resident) I'd not stay near Times Square. I checked..." See More

  • 1 mention in NYC highlights for a 10 day honeymoon

    • Fiona R.

      Fiona R. said, "...would do: Limit the city time to 4 days to: - hit the NY must dos (Empire State Building, Ellis Island, Central Park, museums, Grand Central Station, Times Square, Bronx Zoo etc) - do some alternative sites (the High Line Park,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun free things to do with teens in Times Square?

    • Alex S.

      Alex S. said, "...I would recommend heading to Union Square, which is a short subway ride away and the prices are much cheaper. Also, Central Park is only a few subway stops away and there's plenty to do when you're on a budget...." See More

  • 1 mention in New York with a 10 & 14 year old boys

    • Julie T.

      Julie T. said, "...Sony Wonder Technology Lab - It allows kids to play with their newest technology located at 11 Madison Ave. Central Park always has something going on for kids and its free!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Romantic New York

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...OK, I know you didn't ask where not to go, but whatever you do, do NOT take a carriage ride around Central Park especially at night. It is literally the smelliest, dirtiest, least romantic thing I’ve ever experienced in my life. The..." See More

  • 1 mention in Open day on a business trip to NYC

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...places to consider, such as SoHo, Greenwich Village, Chinatown New York, Canal Street, and the upper east side. Also, don't overlook Central Park. Even if you just take a short stroll through it, it's worth the visit. The park itself has..." See More

  • 1 mention in Splurge-worthy conveniently-located hotel recommendation?

    • Andrew Z.

      Andrew Z. said, "...I love the The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park at Central Park. It exudes New York in a way that no other place does for me. C'mon, how can you beat that view?! Hotel Giraffe is another nice one. Here's a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Dog Day Afternoon in the city

    • Elisabeth M.

      Elisabeth M. said, "...where you can take your dog and then when finished, take pictures at the Flatiron Building or stroll down 5th Avenue Central Park doesn't have any enclosed/fenced in dog runs but has over 20 areas where you can let your dog off..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good places to visit in Manhattan

    • Spencer H.

      Spencer H. said, "...heart set on a specific show we can usually find great seats (at elevated prices) through various brokers in the area. Central Park is only 12 blocks north of Times Square, and there you will find the Central Park Zoo, a neat..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do for 13 hours in New York City?

    • Evan D.

      Evan D. said, "... Central Park or High Line Park for late evening, dinner in the Lower East Side..." See More

  • 1 mention in New Years Eve in NYC 2015

    • Simon W.

      Simon W. said, "...will be super crowded. If you like art, Museum of Modern Art is right nearby, and you can walk up to Central Park and go skating...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to go on honeymoon, non tourist places, hidden finds!

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Congratulations Kyla. If you are considering New York, here are some thoughts: - Walk, jog, bike, boat and horse carriage ride Central Park (I love to stay around the park)- Window shopping on the 5th Ave- Walk the High Line Park- Watch..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cool, New Hotel in NYC?

    • Kat D.

      Kat D. said, "...I would recommend The Mark Hotel. It's uptown on 77th Street half a block from Central Park. I can not recommend a place more. Lived in NYC for 11 years and never needed a hotel until we moved back from abroad...." See More

  • 1 mention in In New York for 3 days, 1st time ever, and want to make the most of it!

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...of the Rock for the view of the city - get the express tickets 5) The Metropolitan Museum of Art 6) Central Park or/and the High Line Park for outdoors 7) Times Square 8) Broadway show (if time permits) More options can..." See More

  • 1 mention in Want to explore New York need good, non touristy ideas

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...blanking on the name, but I'll think of it. I would stay up there and go to the Harlem Meer in Central Park. It's waaaaay the hell up at the north end where almost no one goes and it's absolutely incredible,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Which sightseeing pass is the best in NYC?

    • Jared H.

      Jared H. said, "...offers better skyline views than Empire State Building Observation Deck but I guess it's less iconic. And don't forget places like Central Park and the NY Botanical Garden are free and also great places to visit any time of year! Coney Island..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best area to stay in Manhattan and is Harlem a safe area?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...Harlem is fine, but personally I'd stay closer to the northern edge of Central Park than further uptown. The atmosphere's better, there are lots of good places to eat and it just felt more comfortable. My favourite area of Manhattan though, is..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cool things to do in NYC over a long weekend?

    • Sarah L.

      Sarah L. said, "...Hi Ahmed, There are many things to do in NYC : Rockefeller Plaza to admire the city of NYC, walk in Central Park, enjoy a night in Times Square, take the boat to Staten Island and admire The Statue of Liberty..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York City for girls???

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...– they have a great collection of toys including a dollhouse that has an elevator in it · The carrousel in Central Park · Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park · Basically anything in · The Eloise store/teas, etc. at the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the best places to photograph in New York City?

    • Richard v.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Richard v. said, "...a great place to photograph people and real life amongst some of the most beautiful city scenery in the world. Obviously Central Park gives you great opportunity to get images of the beautiful pathways with the city as a backdrop. In Gramercy..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where can you find the best burger in New York City?

    • Grant H.

      Grant H. said, "...Mary w/ Beef Broth) and a bowl of chilli to get the true experience. Then maybe do a couple laps in Central Park to run it all off. Other great burgers: White Horse Tavern Corner Bistro PJ Clarkes is great i in..." See More

  • 1 mention in The places to see in NYC during one week trip?

    • Theresa C.

      Theresa C. said, "...and they are never at the TKTS booths, but it's TOTALLY worth it. There are your usual tourist-y things to do... Central Park, High Line Park, Times Square, Statue of Liberty, SoHo neighborhood, Chinatown New York, Grand Central Terminaland the Brooklyn..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to photograph while in NYC, especially near Times Square?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...is the fall). Close to Times Square there is Bryant Park where people go to relax, propose, grab a coffee, etc. Central Park is where you can find the most breathtaking places to photograph. Just walking around the park you will find..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best running route in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Hi Peter! I love NYC!! To me best places to run in New York are the parks. My favorite is Central Park where you can pick a trail, loop or run around its entire 6-mile perimeter or opt for the 1.58 mile..." See More

  • 1 mention in Unique Times Square Hotels in New York City

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...had before). My favorite hotel is Park Central Hotel. It is not cheap but it is pretty close to Times Square, Central Park, 5th Ave and many other key areas of Manhattan. Hope this helps!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Tips for traveling to New York with my dog?

    • Molly G.

      Molly G. said, "...in the Upper West Side. Momofuku Milk Bar always have dog treats for non-human visitors and Shake Shack has doggie sundaes! Central Park and Prospect Park (in Brooklyn) are super dog friendly too. You can ride the subway with your dog, most..." See More

  • 1 mention in Calling all New Yorkers! What makes New York City great?

    • Kat D.

      Kat D. said, "...of beautiful places within the city itself for a *bit* of quiet. (see: Brooklyn Bridge Park; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Central Park; United Nations Headquarters; The Cloisters, New York Public Library, Prospect Park, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bryant Park, The..." See More

  • 1 mention in Safe neighborhood in NYC for Mother-Daughter trip

    • Fritzi L.

      Fritzi L. said, "...It is possible but not easy. I would recommend you stay either uptown or midtown, close to Central Park and great museums like the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museumand The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Or you could look at..." See More

  • 1 mention in First thing to do after landing in NYC?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...of natives and to see it is to see the city in a way. OK, I lied--I have one more suggestion: Central Park. If the city had a heart, this would pretty much be it so I would think it would..." See More

  • 1 mention in Events on Fathers day in NYC?

    • Brew J.

      Brew J. said, "...Building, the Chrysler Building, Times Square (interesting to see, but not my favorite), etc. My favorite free things are the parks: Central Park is the classic and can be combined with a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art (not free but..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is the most romantic restaurant in New York

    • Maria B.

      Maria B. said, "...go Katz's Deli where the famous Harry Meet Sally scene took place. Or grab some to go lunches and head to Central Park...." See More

  • 1 mention in Recommended tours in New York? Best way to experience New York City?

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...the Staten Island Ferry, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty. Probably the best (and free!) things in New York is Central Park. Even if you just take a short stroll through it, it's worth the visit. The park itself has..." See More

  • 1 mention in Advice for a 2 weeks holiday in the West Cost

    • Channon D.

      Channon D. said, "...NY is great to visit especially Central Park and you really don't need to rent a car because mass transportation is great there. Unlike Los Angeles you will need a car. My advice is to stay a few days in NY like..." See More

  • 1 mention in Reasonably priced hotel to stay at in Manhattan?

    • Isobel B.

      Isobel B. said, "...Hotel Belleclaire on the west side. Im usually a Greenwich Village person, but Upper West Side is much more accessible to Central Park and museums (The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a walk across the park), and the subway downtown is only..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do on Father's Day in Manhattan?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...alternative in terms of food that is Maison Kayser. Additional activities can also be spending some time performing free activities on Central Park (kayaking or rock climbing), or enjoying a broadway show at Times Square or a concert at Madison Square Garden..." See More

  • 1 mention in I only have four hours in NYC. What could/should I do?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...Penn Station in about 40, 45 minutes. You don't have time for queues. I'd be grabbing some takeaway and heading for Central Park to find a sunny spot. A great value snack I always enjoy in NYC is from The Original Soupman..." See More

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  • 1 mention in Bronx Zoo vs. Central Park Zoo?

    • kristie l.

      kristie l. said, "...time, heat and kids attention spans. I personally love Central Park Zoo. Its a great size and in the center of Central Park. You can see the whole zoo within a few hours and it is very well kept. The zoo..." See More

  • 1 mention in If I have a car, what's the best way for me to see NYC? Should I park outside and bus in? Is there easy/reasonably priced parking inside the city?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...the same block, or the next block over, there was a subway station that took us straight into the city to Central Park As I mentioned before, it was Thanksgiving, so there were no parking restrictions that day. You may want to..." See More

  • 1 mention in Experience the city like a New Yorker?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...fountain, and keep going until you pass the softball fields, Strawberry fields, The lake, the bow bridge, turtle pond,Belvedere castle, etc.). Central Park I will also recommend to take a walk along the 1 mile High Line Park. To me, fall is..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things for teens (16 yo) to do in NYC in the summer?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "..."pay what you wish". Museum of Modern Art offers free entry one night a week. USS Intrepid is another option. Exploring Central Park is fun, as is getting tickets to Shakespeare in the Park, held every summer. Shopping in Chinatown New York..." See More

  • 1 mention in Runners: what are your favorite routes at home or abroad?

  • 1 mention in Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?

    • Katie C.

      Katie C. said, "...at Rockefeller Center, maybe check out StubHub for cheap concert tickets or the TKTS booth for theatre tickets. Even walking around Central Park with roasted chestnuts and a hot chocolate is nice, and it's cheap too! :)..." See More

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