Manhattan’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.
May 13, 2019
15 acres of green-carpeted area in the southwest region of the Central Park 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.
Boating and Gondola Rides
Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse is famous for its rowing boats that can be rented and enjoyed.
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.
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.
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.
Situated in the middle of the park, Friedsam Memorial Carousel is one of the largest carousels in the US.
Rides on these artistically-designed horses are extremely popular with both kids and adults and a must-do while visiting Central Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the park’s most photographed areas, the mall doesn’t refer to a shopping centre.
The Mall is a straight, wide pathway adorned with a gorgeous Elm canopy. The picturesque scenery makes it a loved spot for photography enthusiasts.