New York is the perfect city for a couple’s break. Packed with things to do, you can experience the buzz of the city by day or night. From shopping to sightseeing, theatre dates to museum hopping, here are some of the ways you can spend your time together making new memories.
The one-stop destination for entertainment, Brooklyn Bazaar has an events calendar that includes live music, shows and karaoke. There’s a restaurant, pool tables, crazy golf and pop up shops too so you can easily spend a few hours here. Brooklyn itself is a great neighbourhood to explore, with the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, Prospect Park and Coney Island.
Cycling around Central Park
Did you know that Central Park has around 42 million visitors annually? Officially a New York City Landmark, it stretches from 59th Street to 120th Street. Spend an afternoon enjoying the parks peaceful lawns, ponds, sculptures and tree-lined footpaths. It’s the ideal spot for a picnic or bike ride while still being in the heart of the city.
A Night on Broadway
See the bright lights of Broadway for yourselves and book tickets to a musical. New York’s Theatre District in Manhattan has over 40 theatres, with everything from Hamilton to The Lion King live on stage.
Food on Foot Tours
We’re almost certain you would have chosen New York for the incredible food scene too, so why not hop on a tour of the best eats? Explore new neighbourhoods and eat what the locals do. You’ll feel like a pro after this experience, and it’s included on the New York Explorer Pass.
Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center
A seasonal tradition, the ice rink at Rockefeller Center is the ideal date night spot. It’s right in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, where you’ll find locals and tourists skating at the foot of the iconic Christmas tree. This year it re-opens in October. Just make sure you wrap up!