11 mentions in Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?
Van M. said, "...is a real nice time to visit since the holiday window displays can be seen at the major department stores. The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree should also be up and decorated. The ice skating rinks are opened. There is a delightful holiday..." See More
Katie C. said, "...There aren't necessary as many outdoor festivals as in the spring, summer, and fall, but you can go ice skating at Rockefeller Center, maybe check out StubHub for cheap concert tickets or the TKTS booth for theatre tickets. Even walking around..." See More
Kristina K. said, "...an umbrella. The city is decorated for Christmas and the store fronts are decorated over the top. The ice rink in Rockefeller Center is nice to see but I had fun skating in Central Park and it was also less crowded. A..." See More
Matt B. said, "...beautiful. But it'd be fair to also consider it very annoying: the huge crowds at the major tourist attractions (especially the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and Times Square) are pretty unbearable if you're a local or you don't consider yourself a touristy..." See More
Albert C. said, "...December is a great time to visit NYC. Macy's Herald Square, Times Square, Rockefeller Center with the lighting of the Christmas tree. With a low budget you can enjoy these things for free. The decorating of store fronts, Radio City Music Hall..." See More
Doug T. said, "...to have warm winter gear - which you could always buy here. The city can be crowded near Christmas-y sites, like Rockefeller Center, but its also very festive. Cozy restaurants and bars with fireplaces etc. And can be very romantic! Stay..." See More
Mayra J. said, "...If you do make the trip, I recommend visiting the holiday shops Union Square Park, viewing the Christmas Tree at the Rockefeller Center and enjoying the skating rinks located throughout the city such as Wollman Ice Skating Rink or Bryant Park Ice..." See More
Lisa C. said, "...festive things to do, even on a budget. You can explore the windows on 5th Avenue. Check out the tree in Rockefeller Center. If you want to ice skate, you can do so there or at Bryant Park. It's also fun..." See More
Barbara D. said, "...a popular show and you want good seats.) There is a Brooklyn tour of homes decorated w/fabulous lights and of course Rockefeller Center is decked out for the holidays. Can ice skate there or in Central Park. The stores along Madison Avenue,..." See More
Debbie L. said, "...City Bakery or L.A. Burdick Chocolate or hot toddies at Shoolbred's!), see the ice skating rink and Christmas tree at the Rockefeller Center, see all the Christmas store window displays on Fifth Avenue, feel all of the holiday festivities and spirit,..." See More
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Rocio A. said, "...dos imperdibles. Me encanta el ambiente y los restaurants en el Highline!! En el Midtown Manhattan esta por supuesto Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building Observation Deck, Radio City Music Hally me encanta tambien tomarme un cafecito en el muy..." See More
Sarah L. said, "...Hi Andres, There are already many tips on Trippy to enjoy your stay 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..." See More
Georgia G. said, "...umbrella will spare you wait time or think about making it a late night walk on Fifth Avenue to see the Rockefeller Center tree, skaters and musical light show on Saks Fifth Avenue when crowds (might) be thinner. I highly recommend the..." See More
2 mentions in First thing to do after landing in NYC?
Courtney R. said, "...don't think you can go wrong with the answers above but just to add to that... I would immediately check out Rockefeller Center. Yes, I said go to one of the biggest tourist traps in the city but as someone who..." See More
Tessa T. said, "...taxis & co-mingle with other tourists. And finally when you’re dizzy from the crowd, jump in a rickshaw cab over to Rockefeller Center, Central Park Grand Central Terminal, 5th Ave for shopping, Herald Square Bryant Park,Madame Tussauds New York B.B. King..." See More
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malinda w. said, "...Adventure Aquarium Washington D.C.- anything on Pennsylvania Ave NW The White House Lincoln Memorial Howard University New York World Trade Center Rockefeller Center Madame Tussaud's Washington DC Radio City Music Hall Times Square circle line boat/helicopter tour megabus tours..." See More
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Christopher E. said, "...Day 1--Chinatown in Manhattan and in Chinatown in Flushing. Day 2--Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty Day 3--Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center, St. Patricks Cathedral Day 4--American Museum of Natural History Day 5--Museum of Modern Art Day 6--Times Square and Times Square..." See More
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1 mention in Art related places apart from museums?
Ellen E. said, "... Rockefeller Center- the walls, floors, elevators, ceilings, murals and more are probably the greatest expanse and collection of art deco in the country. Truly amazing!Grand Central Station - stories of windows, "sky" ceiling in the main room, clock at information desk..." See More