Things to Do in Central Park

Manhatten’s Central Park is not just any park; it is 843 acres of huge, lush-green haven in the midst of the city’s hustle bustle. This iconic park has something for everyone.
Priya Johnson May 13, 2019
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Sheep Meadow

15 acres of green-carpeted area is perfect if you want to relax and spend time with family and friends. It’s ideal for team-building games, kite-flying, outdoor sports, picnics, sunbathing, etc.

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Boating and Gondola Rides

Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse is famous for its rowing boats that can be rented and enjoyed.

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Venetian gondola, guided-rides can also be rented here and are a perfect way to explore the park on the lake.

Snacks and meals are available at the Express Cafe and the Lakeside Restaurant.

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Sail Boat Race in Conservatory Water

Remote-controlled sailboat models are available between April to October. They are a fun way to bond with family and friends.

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Horse-Drawn Carriages

A ride in the vintage-styled, horse-drawn carriage is a perfect way to end a romantic evening. These carriages are available at different rates depending on the duration of the tour.

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Carousel

Situated in the middle of the park, Friedsam Memorial Carousel is one of the largest carousels in the US.

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Rides on these artistically-designed horses are extremely popular with both kids and adults and a must-do while visiting Central Park.

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Ice Skating Rink

Open from October to April, at the Wollman rink you can skate to your heart’s content with the amazing NYC skyline as your view.

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Bike Rides

Another fun way to explore the park is by renting a bike. With these bikes, you can enjoy touring the park at your own pace. Guided 2-hour tours are also available.

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Central Park Zoo

Both kids and adults alike are sure to have a good time at the zoo in Central Park, which houses over 100 species of animals.

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Tisch Children’s Zoo, adjacent to the main zoo allows kids to pet pigs, sheep, goats, etc. The center of the zoo even has been converted into an enthralling enchanted forest.

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The Mall

One of the park’s most photographed areas, the mall doesn’t refer to a shopping centre.

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The Mall is a straight, wide pathway adorned with a gorgeous Elm canopy. The picturesque scenery makes it a loved spot for photography enthusiasts.
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