New York Visitors Blog

If you are planning to visit New York, or if you just love staying up to date on things happening in New York, you'll enjoy reading our New York Visitors Blog.

Whether you're visiting New York for business or pleasure, you'll find useful information, stories and recommendations here about how to spend your time, where to eat, where to shop, and more! 

Be sure to check our New York Visitors Blog as you plan your visit as new Blog articles are published often! The staff at Park Lane Hotel wants to do all we can to help you make the most of your visit to New York.

Browse through our New York Visitors Blog for tips and information, and also feel free to ask our knowledgeable Concierge for additional ideas about dining, shopping, and things to do in New York City!

For other information about planning your next visit, please see our New York Visitors Guide.

See our New York Photo Tour for more ideas about what to do, see and experience during your visit.

New York City Things to Do: What’s Close By?

In this latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York City Things to Do: What’s Close By?’ We share all there is to do, close to our Central Park Hotel.

Author
Maria Mancuso

Our Central Park Hotel is close to so much of all there is to do, see and discover during your next visit to New York City.

For this New York Travel Blog article; ‘New York City Things to Do: What’s Close By?’ – we share with you, many of the best things to do within a walking distance of our...

New York Things to Do: New York City Photo Tour

One of the best activities to enjoy during your visit to New York is taking fantastic photos of all the great landmarks. See this New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York Things to Do: New York City Photo Tour’ to help you plan for the best photo opportunities!

Author
Karen Fields

Regardless of the season or time of year that you visit New York, or which area of the city you are in, you will have countless photo opportunities of some of the best, most photographed landmarks, museums, attractions and more. You will also have beautiful parks, buildings and objects to photograph...

New York Things to Do: New York Events in April

It’s April in New York and what a great time to discover the city! Our latest New York Travel Blog article, we introduce just a few of the very best New York Events taking place in April and other top New York Things to Do.

Author
Maria Mancuso

April is an amazing time to be in New York! Springtime is in full swing with great weather, and leaves filling the trees and the great lawns and flowers around Central Park are green and colorful as Summer approaches.

In this latest New York Travel Blog article; 'New York Things to Do: New York...

New York City Restaurants: Best New York Steakhouses

In this latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York City Restaurants: Best New York Steakhouses’ we introduce you to the Steakhouses with the most and highest reviews.

Author
Maria Mancuso

Enjoying a meal at a great restaurant is one of the most popular activities for visitors (and residents) to New York. Whether the restaurant servers Italian, American, Pizza or another cuisine, finding a great restaurant that serves a memorable meal can be a high point of your visit to the city.

In...

New York Attractions: Things to do in Central Park

Central Park is an amazing place to visit any time of the year. See this New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York Attractions: Things to do in Central Park’ to help you make the most of your time in Central Park.

Author
Karen Fields

Quite simply Central Park ‘is’ New York! Central Park is an important part of residents and visitors alike. Regardless of the season, the park is alive with activity, joggers, children playing, people relaxing, bike riding, ice skating and more.

This latest New York Travel Blog article; 'New York...

New York Things to Do: New York Events in March

In our latest New York Travel Blog article, we introduce just a few of the very best New York Events taking place in March and other top New York Things to Do.

Author
Maria Mancuso

It’s March and springtime is on its way in beautiful New York! By the time March is in full swing, the chill of Winter should be leaving the city as the weather begins warming a bit and welcoming warmer Spring weather. 

Along with the warmer weather, the city also hosts more outdoor events,...

New York City Things to Do: 4 Top New York Attractions

In this latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York City Things to Do: 4 Top New York Attractions’ we share tips and recommendations on how to make the most of your visit to these ‘4 Top New York Attractions.’

Author
Karen Fields

New York is an amazing city with an almost endless list of interesting and historical landmarks; Ellis Island, Central Park, 9/11 Memorial and Museum, Rockefeller Center, and the list goes on and on.

Park Lane Hotel New York is located close to many of the top things to do in New York and we’re...

New York City Things to Do: 5-Day New York Itinerary

In this latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York City Things to Do: 5-Day New York Itinerary’ we give you the ideal itinerary for a Romantic Visit to this amazing city.

Author
Karen Fields

New York City is an amazing city…if there is one complaint about visiting New York, it may be that there is almost too much to do, see and experience in this incredible destination. But what a challenge, huh? To try and do – everything this city has to offer?

Well, there are residents of this great...

New York City Things to Do: Best New York Annual Events

Our latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York City Things to Do: Best New York Annual Events’ introduces the best, most popular Annual Events that take place throughout the year.

Author
Maria Mancuso

No matter when you visit our wonderful city, you can be assured of one thing, there is always something going on!  New York is a leading destination for fashion, dining, finance, product launches, industry announcements and major events.

Park Lane Hotel New York is located across from the world...

New York City Things to Do: 6 Top New York Attractions

Our latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York City Things to Do: 6 Top New York Attractions’ provides you with a guide to the very best landmarks to put on your ‘must visit’ list for your upcoming visit to New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso

Every first-time visitor to New York, and most return visitors has a list of places and things they have on their ‘must see’ list; Central Park, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center and other top New York Attractions.

Park Lane Hotel New York is located close to many of the top things to do in...

New York Things to Do: Guide to Top Broadway Shows

Our latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘New York Things to do: Guide to Top Broadway Shows’ highlights some best, newest and historical Broadway Shows you need to see, or see again!

Author
Maria Mancuso

A walk-through Central Park, eating a slice of pizza in Times Square, visiting Statue of Liberty and seeing a Broadway Play – these are perhaps the most ‘New York’ things to do!

Park Lane Hotel New York is located across from one of New York’s most prized landmarks, Central Park. One of the other...

New York Things to Do: New York Events in January

This latest New York Travel Blog article highlights the most popular New York Events in January and other top New York Things to Do.

Author
Maria Mancuso

January 2020 is here! It is the start of a new decade and New York is the place to be for some great events including concerts, fashion events, holiday celebrations, new Broadway shows and much more.

Park Lane Hotel New York is located right across from Central Park and close to some of the best...

Things to do in NYC: Guide to New Year’s Eve in New York City

One of the most popular times to visit NYC is for New Year’s Eve. This New York Travel article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Guide to New Year’s Eve in New York City’ – lists the best locations in NYC.

Author
Karen Fields

The Holiday Season is upon us and as it comes to a close, we all look forward to celebrating the end of the year with New Year’s Eve…and what better place to ring in the New Year but New York City!  If you have not celebrated New Year’s Eve in New York before you owe it to yourself to do so at least...

Things to do in NYC: Guide to Christmas Trees in New York City

One of the most anticipated activities in New York during the Holidays is to see all the beautiful Christmas Trees throughout the city. This New York Travel article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Guide to Christmas Trees in New York City’ – lists the best locations in NYC.

Author
Karen Fields

If you are visiting New York during the Holiday Season, you can’t help but get caught up in all the Holiday festivities; Holiday Markets, Ice Skating, Decorated Store Windows and of course the beautifully decorated Christmas Trees.

Our latest is New York Travel article; 'Things to do in NYC: Guide...

New York Things to Do: New York Events in December

Our latest New York Travel Blog article introduces just a few of the most popular New York Events in December and other New York Things to Do.

Author
Maria Mancuso

December in New York is one of our favorite times of the year! The Winter months are upon us, the air is colder and crisp, snow will be covering the ground, holiday decorations are up, and holiday music plays in the street. Drinking a Hot Chocolate and walking down 5th Avenue viewing the beautifully...

Things to do in NYC: Guide to Ice Skating Rinks in NYC

New York City during the winter months is a special place to visit. One of the most popular activities is to spend some time ice skating at one of the indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks. Our latest New York Travel article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Guide to Ice Skating Rinks in New York City’ – introduces you to the best locations in NYC.

Author
Maria Mancuso

Our Central Park Hotel is located across the street from Central Park and perhaps the most famous Ice-Skating Rinks in NYC, Wollman Rink.  This beautiful outdoor Ice-Skating Rink sits among the trees of Central Park and the tall skyscrapers on the NYC skyline. Wollman Rink is just one of the popular...

Things to do in NYC: Best Photo Spots in NYC

New York has no shortage of great places to take Instagram-worthy photos, Times Square, Central Park and many more! In this latest New York Travel Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Best Photo Spots in NYC’ – highlights only a few of the very best, most photographed locations in NYC.

Author
Maria Mancuso

Our Central Park Hotel is located in the heart of New York City and close to some of the very best, most popular landmarks, attractions, museums and other top ‘Instagram-worthy’ photo opportunities in the city.

If you plan to visit New York and want to captures some of the best photographed spots...

Things to do in New York City: Guide to Holiday Markets in NYC

The Holiday Season is a magical time of the year to visit New York. One of the most popular Things to do in New York City during the Holiday Season is to visit the many Holiday Markets across the city. See this New York Travel Blog article for recommendations for visiting the Top Holiday Markets in NYC!

Author
Maria Mancuso

The Holiday Season in NYC truly has a magical experience. Among the many decorations on the buildings and store fronts, holiday music, shopping, enjoying a hot chocolate while walking through Central Park, ice skating at one of the rinks around town, and of course, visiting the beautiful Holiday...

Things to do in New York City: 5 Top Holiday Activities in NYC

With the Holidays just around the corner, the city will be coming alive with many exciting Things to do in New York City. See this New York Travel Blog article for recommendations for 5 Top Holiday Activities in NYC!

Author
Maria Mancuso

There is no more magical place to spend the Holidays than in New York City!  The weather, the amazing decorations throughout the city. Beautifully decorated store windows. Lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas Tree and so much more. New York City is truly a magical place to be during the Holidays.

...

Things to do in NYC: Visit Bryant Park

This New York Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Visit Bryant Park’ highlights just some of the great things you can experience when you visit this beautiful New York Park.

Author
Maria Mancuso

New York is known for many things, one of these things are the beautiful parks spread across New York City.  Of course, no visit to New York would be complete without a visit to Central Park, just across the street from our hotel, but there are a number of other beautiful parks worthy of an...

Things to do in New York: Top New York Events in November

The Winter months are coming and with them come many highly anticipated Top New York Events in November! See this New York Travel Blog article for insight on just some of the events taking place in November and other Things to do in New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso

November is approaching and so to is the holiday season!  There are so many fantastic events taking place in November and we have only presented you with a few of the best New York Events, including Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, New York Marathon and more!

Park...

Things to do in NYC: Visiting Chelsea Market

This New York Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Visit Chelsea Market’ highlights all you need to know to experience this amazing ‘Food Focused Mega Mall.’

Author
Maria Mancuso

This guide in our New York Visitors Blog gives you a brief description on how to make the most of your visit to one of the top New York attractions, ‘Things to do in NYC: Visiting Chelsea Market.’

New York has many unique things to do and experience…one of the best things to do in New York is...

Things to do in NYC: Attend a TV Taping in NYC

Have you ever wanted to be a part of the audience of television programs like Saturday Night Live, Today or Good Morning America? This New York Visitors Blog, ‘Things to do in NYC: Attend a TV Taping in NYC in New York’ shows you how to get tickets to a few of the top television shows!

Author
Maria Mancuso

We’ve all seen the great daily television programs that air early morning or late at night and wondered, ‘How can I watch the taping of one of these TV programs?’

Well it’s likely a lot easier than you think, and cheaper than you think because tickets to most of these these productions are free

...

Things to do in New York: Top New York Events in October

Are you visiting New York in October? It is the Fall season and there are many wonderful Top New York Events in October to enjoy! See this New York Travel Blog article for insight on just some of the October Events and other Things to do in New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso

As October approaches and Summer ends New York begins to change.  The air is cooler, the leaves in the park begin to change from green to amber, and you can sense that the Holiday Season (the best season?) and Winter are just around the corner.  

But now, that October is soon upon us, we can look...

Things to do in NYC: 4-Day New York Itinerary

There is an almost unlimited list of things to do and see in New York. See this New York Visitors Blog article for the ideal 4-Day New York Itinerary.

Author
Maria Mancuso

OK, you are planning your first visit to New York, and you have spent hours researching Websites and New York Travel Blogs like this one for recommendations and ideas.  New York is an amazing city with so much to do and see you cannot possibly experience it all in a week, a month and maybe not even...

Things to do in New York: Top New York Events in September

When you’re planning your visit to New York, consider attending one of these Top New York Events in September! See our New York Visitors Blog for this and other great ideas for Things to do in New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Fall in New York is a wonderful time to visit the city and experience all the fantastic events taking place around the city.  Fall Events include the U.S. Open Tennis, Concerts, professional sports, trade shows and other exciting things to do...

Things to do in NYC: Visiting the 9/11 Memorial

This New York Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Visiting the 9/11 Memorial’ highlights all you need to know to experience the most of this touching and remarkable monument and museum.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Perhaps more than any other attraction, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum holds an emotional place in the hearts of its many visitors.  This memorial, museum and plaza serve as a beautiful and stirring reminder of that fateful September morning in New York...

Things to do in NYC: Guide to Visiting Rockefeller Center

No visit to New York City would be complete without exploring the famous Rockefeller Center complex. This New York Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Guide to Visiting Rockefeller Center’ will help you make the most of your time.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Rockefeller Center is one of the most visited landmarks in New York City. You can spend days exploring all there is to do, see and experience at this one of a kind dining, shopping and entertainment complex in the heart of the world’s greatest city...

Things to do in NYC: 5 Top New York Attractions

This New York Visitors Blog article gives you insight on, ‘Things to do in NYC: 5 Top New York Attractions.’

Author
Maria Mancuso
Part of planning a visit to New York is researching all there is to do and see in this amazing, ever changing city. There is always something happening and something new and not so new, to discover in New York, hence the phrase, ‘The City that never sleeps...'

Things to do in New York: Top New York Events in August

Visiting New York in August? There are several Top New York Events in August to choose from! See our New York Travel Blog for more information on these August Events and other Things to do in New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso

As August approaches, the end of Summer will be upon us, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy the perfect weather in the city and there are August and Summer time Events to enjoy, including; Restaurant Week, Summer Streets, Movies in the parks, Concerts, professional sports and other exciting...

Things to do in NYC: 8 Top New York Attractions

Our NYC Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: 8 Top New York Attractions’ introduces you to some of the most popular New York Attractions you should not miss during your next visit to NYC.

Author
Maria Mancuso
There are many exciting New York Attractions for you to choose to experience during your visit to New York City.  It would be impossible to take in all the top New York Attractions during one visit to the city – all the more reason to plan to visit New York multiple times...

Things to do in New York: Top New York Events in July

Visiting New York in July? There are a number of Top New York Events in July to choose from! See our New York Travel Blog for more information on these July Events and other Things to do in New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso

It’s Summer in New York!  This month is hot in the city but what a great time to enjoy the city.  

July and Summer Events include; 4th of July Fireworks, Movies in the parks, Concerts, professional sports and other exciting things to do in New York.

The Park Lane Hotel New York is located across...

Things to do in New York: 7 Best Rooftop Bars in New York

See this list of ‘7 Best Rooftop Bars in New York’ for some of the best in elevated entertainment for you to enjoy during your next visit to New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Elevate your entertainment during your next visit to New York by spending some time at a few of the 7 Best Rooftop Bars in New York...

Things to do in NYC: Visiting NYC FAQ’s

Our NYC Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Visiting NYC FAQ’s’ is a great guide for answering some popular questions to make the most of your next visit to New York City.

Author
Maria Mancuso
We have created this NYC Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in NYC: Visiting NYC FAQ’s’ – is created to help answer some general and some very specific questions about visiting NYC...

Things to do in New York: 7 Top Coffee Shops in New York

Coffee is not what it used to be! This guide, ‘7 Top Coffee Shops in New York,’ gives you a list of some of the best, most unique and ‘can’t be missed’ shrines to the art of the brewed bean!

Author
Maria Mancuso
Today, Coffee Shops are the cathedrals to the brewed bean and there is an art form to ordering, brewing, and enjoying the perfect cup...

5 Top Things to do in New York

New York has an almost endless list of things to do and places to see, we’ve selected a few of our favorites in this list of, ‘5 Top Things to do in New York,’

Author
Maria Mancuso
Our New York Visitors Blog focuses on providing insight to all the best that New York has to offer in the areas of shopping, dining, entertainment, sporting events and much more...

Things to do in New York: Best Photo Spots in Central Park

Central Park is considered as one of the most beautiful parks in the world and this article, ‘Best Photo Spots in Central Park’ gives you a list of locations and tips to capture the perfect ‘Instagrammable Photo.’

Author
Maria Mancuso
Whether you’re a professional photographer, a novice photographer or a famous Instagram Influencer with 5 million followers, Central Park is a target rich environment for capturing some beautiful photos of parks, walkways, lakes, wildlife, people, and famous landmarks...

Things to do in New York: Free Summer Concerts in Central Park!

When visiting New York consider attending a Free Concert in Central Park. See our New York Visitors Blog for this and other great ideas for Things to do in New York.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Our hotel, Park Lane Hotel New York is located just across the street from Central Park so exploring Central Park any time of day is just a matter of walking across the street...

Visiting Top New York Attractions: Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim Museum is one of the Top New York Attractions and is located close to the Park Lane Hotel New York - A Central Park Hotel.

Author
Maria Mancuso

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of New York’s most popular museums as well as one of the most beautifully designed buildings in the city.

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the elegant structure which sits on 5th Avenue between 88th Street and 89th Street, directly facing Central Park. The...

Things to do in New York: 7 Top Spots for Luxury Shopping in New York

New York is home to the best in luxury shopping. See this latest article, 'Things to do in New York: 7 Top Spots for Luxury Shopping in New York’ to help you plan the ultimate shopping experience during your next visit.

Author
Maria Mancuso
New York is the undisputed shopping capitol of the world and home to all the top luxury brands for men’s and women’s fashion, jewelry, purses, shoes and more...

Things to do in New York: 7 Classic New York Bars You Must Try!

Sometimes you just feel like a well-crafted, cocktail and there is no better place to quench your thirst than one of these fantastic New York Bars, highlighted in our New York Travel Blog article, 'Things to do in New York: 7 Classic Bars you must try!’

Author
Maria Mancuso
After a long day of shopping, sightseeing, or after a Broadway show, you can use a well-crafted adult beverage.  If you’re in New York, you’re in the right place...

Top New York Attractions: Visit Central Park

Central Park has long been a popular, ‘Top New York Attraction’ – come and spend a day walking, biking, skating or enjoying any of the many activities and attractions in the Park.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Central Park plays an essential role in the everyday lives of New Yorkers. Central Park covers 843 acres of winding paths, sparkling lakes, the Central Park Zoo, restaurants and wide-open spaces for escaping the hustle and bustle of the surrounding city...

Top New York Attractions: Lincoln Center & Metropolitan Opera

The Lincoln Center & Metropolitan Opera are two, ‘Top New York Attractions’ that visitors enjoy from around the world.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Lincoln Center & Metropolitan Opera hosts thousands of performances each year, having established themselves as an important cultural hub for New York’s performing arts scene making both venues Top New York Attractions...

Things to do in New York: 6 Top Spring Events in New York

New York is host to many amazing events throughout the year! See this short list of the ‘Things to do in New York: Top 6 Spring Events in New York’ you are sure to enjoy!

Author
Maria Mancuso
New York is a hub of activities and events that represent a wide variety of interests; fashion, culinary, holidays, automotive, beauty, music, entertainment and many more...

Things to do in New York: 5 Top Places to Visit in New York

New York has an almost endless list of things to do and places to see, and we’ve selected a few of our favorites to include in this list of our picks of the 'Things to do in New York: 5 Top Places to Visit in New York.'

Author
Maria Mancuso
The following article features a list of, ‘5 Top Places to Visit in New York.’ These are just a few of the best places to see and experience during your next visit to this vibrant city...

Visiting Top New York Attractions: Time Warner Center

The Time Warner Center is one of the most popular, ‘Top New York Attractions’ attracting visitors from around the world to visit its many shops, entertainment venues, restaurants & bars.

Author
Maria Mancuso
Time Warner Center is a massive 2.8 million square-foot complex that houses shopping, dining, entertainment venues as well as work space and living space.

Visiting Top New York Attractions: Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is one of the most popular Top New York Attractions that draws visitors from around the world hoping to see the breathtaking views of NYC from the famous Observation Decks.

Author
Maria Mancuso
When you think of iconic landmarks in New York, the Empire State Building is likely on that list. Visiting the famed Empire State Building is a must-do for any first-time visitor and for returning visitors alike...

Kid-Friendly New York City!

Park Lane Hotel is a great place for a family getaway and there are NYC activities for all ages to enjoy.

Author
Cindy L. Smith
When you’re looking for Things to do NYC with kids, you’ll find plenty of options. From NY activities to NYC dining spots kids will love, there are many ways to make your stay at Park Lane Hotel one that the kids will remember for years to come...

Plan a Winter NYC Getaway with a Special Offer from Park Lane Hotel

Our special offers provide additional value to guests at our ideally located Central Park Hotel.

Author
Cindy L. Smith

Come enjoy a winter in New York City! Between the holiday events, snow-covered Central Park, and the chance to finish your holiday shopping in some of the world’s most iconic stores, a winter stay at Park Lane Hotel is sure to be memorable experience. If you’re considering a visit, take a look at...

5 Spots for a Late Night Meal in New York City

Explore the city’s best late-night menus starting with these top choices.

Author
Cindy L. Smith
New York City is known for being a foodies’ paradise with restaurants offering any type of food you can imagine. Fortunately for night owls, those who want a late-night meal will find no shortage of options—and you can feast on much more than just a slice of pizza! Here are a 5 of our favorite New...

Best Vintage Stores in NYC

Find edgy and glamorous clothing and accessories from storied times in New York City by shopping at popular Vintage Stores in NY.

Author
Jana Free
You don’t go shopping in NYC just to satisfy a need. You go for the experience. Shopping in New York City is a lifestyle, even when it comes to hitting the vintage stores in New York...

The Frick Collection – Step Inside a Gilded Age Mansion

This mansion now houses the former owner’s impressive art collection.

Author
Cindy L. Smith
Are you planning a visit to New York City to see Downton Abbey The Exhibition? If so, take the time to step inside a real Gilded Age mansion...

Discover an Iconic Urban Treasure with a Central Park Walking Tours

Explore one of the most beloved man-made parks and a gem cherished by locals and tourists.

Author
Jana Free
Taking one or more of the Central Park walking tours offered by tour companies and the City of New York is a fantastic way to discover this NYC treasure. Several new and established businesses, along with NYC cultural organizations and park services departments, offer walking tours of Central Park.....

Find the Best Fifth Avenue Shopping Near Our Hotel in NYC

NYC Shopping? Discover high couture, technology, diamonds, makeup and more on 5th Avenue.

Author
Jana Free
Many visitors to New York City put 5th Avenue shopping high on their list of NYC Things to Do, and for good reason. Iconic 5th Avenue is home to some of the top retailers in the world and many of the most luxurious fashion houses on the planet...

7 Romantic NY Restaurants Near Park Lane Hotel

Treat your sweet to a romantic dinner at one of our favorite NYC dining spots.

Author
Jana Free
New York City is filled with spots for romance—places that are perfect for an intimate encounter or celebration. If you’re looking for the perfect spot to profess your love, pop the question or just spend time together as a couple, you’ll find plenty of choices near Park Lane Hotel...

7 Splurge Restaurants in New York City

In a city known around the world for its amazing food, you owe it to yourself to indulge in a fabulous meal at one of the city’s finest dining spots.

Author
Cindy L. Smith
Whether you want to impress a business client, enjoy a romantic night out, or you’re just a hopeless foodie, treating yourself to at least one very special meal during your stay at Park Lane Hotel is a must. While it would take volumes to list all the amazing fine dining spots in New York City, this...

Enjoy a Luxury Central Park Picnic

Indulge in a luxury Central Park picnic during your stay at our Central Park Hotel.

Author
Cindy L. Smith
When you stay at Park Lane Hotel, Central Park is your backyard! There are many ways to enjoy spending time there, so when you’re looking for NYC things to do consider a luxury Central Park picnic...

5th Avenue: The Mecca for Shopping in New York City

Guests at our Central Park Hotel enjoy shopping in New York City and much more along the iconic 5th Avenue.

Author
Cindy L. Smith
When you think of shopping on 5th Avenue, you may envision wealthy ladies with perfectly styled hair carrying little dogs or bankers from Wall Street taking a break from trading to pick up a little something for their wives while their drivers wait patiently for them outside Tiffany’s or Bergdorf...

Downton Abbey The Exhibition Extends Its NYC Run

If you thought you missed your chance to attend this popular event, you have another chance!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
If you’re a fan of Downton Abbey and are disappointed that you didn’t get to attend Downton Abbey The Exhibition in New York City, we have good news for you! The exhibition was originally going to leave NYC in April, but it was so popular that the event organizers decided to extend the New York City...

Save During a Summer Stay at Park Lane Hotel

We welcome summer visitors with our impressive special offers.

Author
Cindy L. Smith

Park Lane Hotel, a Central Park Hotel, is an ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers no matter the season. For those planning a summer stay, our team is pleased to offer several impressive special offers. Whether you’re staying for a few nights or planning an extended stay, take...

Top 5 Things to Do in NYC During Summer

From outdoor movies and concerts to dance parties and art installations, there’s plenty of summertime Things to do in NYC near Park Lane Hotel.

Author
Jana Free
New York City is a visitor’s playground year-round, but summer is an especially energizing time. From free movies and concerts to art festivals and dance parties, there’s no shortage of things to do in NYC on a summertime trip...

Central Park is Your Front Yard!

Spring has sprung and Central Park beckons with activities focusing on seasonal flowers and family-friendly fun. It’s all just steps from Park Lane Hotel.

Author
Jana Free
Welcome to springtime in New York City. The birds are out, the flowers are blooming, and the weather is exceptional. For a memorable trip to NYC and Park Lane Hotel during spring, consider the following springtime Central Park Activities...

Top NY Things to Do: Attend a Yankees Game

Serious baseball fans and casual viewers love attending Yankees games at Yankee stadium, a modern and beautiful ballpark that’s easy to get to from Park Lane Hotel.

Author
Jana Free

Since the New York Yankees unveiled their new modern stadium back in 2009, the venue has been a beloved place for baseball fans and NYC visitors looking for fun NY Activities. At Yankee Stadium, sports lovers get their fix with spirited game play (and fan fanaticism) and the casual viewer has a...

Things to do in NYC: Spring Activities in Central Park

There is always plenty to do in Central Park, so consider these activities for a spring visit.

Author
Cindy L. Smith

Each season in New York City holds its charms. As the last of the winter snow melts away and the temperatures start to rise, Central Park becomes a place where locals and visitors come to enjoy time outdoors. You could be content to lounge on the grass and do some people watching, but you’ll also...

Tribeca Film Festival Draws Millions of Attendees

Since 2002, this NYC event has been debuted thousands of indie and studio films.

Author
Cindy L. Smith
The TriBeca Film Festival is an annual NYC event that draws three million people including celebrities from the world of film, art, and music. It’s hard to believe that this iconic event started just 16 years ago...

The Most Anticipated New Restaurants in NYC

Keep these new NYC Dining spots on your radar when you visit our Central Park Hotel!

Author
Jana Free
Some of the top eateries in the world are Restaurants in NYC. So, when traveling to our city, enjoy the NYC Dining experience to the fullest by searching out these famed culinary spots. There are always long-time favorites to hit up, but, new and notable restaurants pop up frequently and they should...

Explore the World of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey fans will come to the city from all over the country to visit this popular Exhibition.

Author
Cindy L. Smith

Park Lane Hotel is just a 9-minute walk from Downton Abbey The Exhibition!

Members of the Downtown Abbey cast cutting red ribbon during opening ceremony of the Downtown Abbey Exhibit
Many members of the cast were in attendance for the opening of Downton Abbey The Exhibition.

Downton Abbey was one of the most successful British TV dramas of all time, capturing the devotion of fans from around the world....

All the Top Dogs will be in Town for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Nearly 3,000 dogs will come from around the country to vie for the coveted Best In Show title!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the 2nd longest running perennial sporting event in the country...

60th Annual Grammy Awards to Take Place in NYC

For the first time since 2003, Music’s Biggest Night will take place in New York City!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
Music’s Biggest Night will be celebrated on the East Coast for the first time in 15 years...

Tips for Attending the Biggest Party of the Year

Planning to spend New Year’s Eve in Times Square? Keep these tips in mind!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
New Year’s Eve in Times Square.  Families all over the world gather around the TV—on that one night a year when the kids are allowed to stay up past midnight—to join in the countdown and watch as the ball drops. More than a billion people watch the festivities on TV, but there is nothing quite like...

The Rock Center Tree Lighting Helps to Kick Off the Holiday Season

Enjoy live performances and the lighting of the nearly 100-foot tall tree at this popular NYC Event.

Author
Cindy L. Smith

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is one of the many popular holiday events in NYC. The first official Rock Center tree was erected in 1933, but the tradition actually began in 1931. It was the middle of The Great Depression, and some construction workers put up a little 20-foot tree...

6 NYC Restaurants Where You Can Enjoy a Thanksgiving Feast

Enjoying a fabulous holiday meal with none of the work when you dine at one of the many NY dining spots open on Thanksgiving Day!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
It’s time to start planning your last-minute Thanksgiving getaway to New York City. One of the best things about going out of town for this food-intensive holiday is that you don’t have to cook—but you can still enjoy an amazing Thanksgiving dinner at one of the many NYC restaurants that are open on...

It’s Not Too Soon to Reserve Your Room for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

As summer draws to a close, it’s time to make your Thanksgiving reservations at Park Lane Hotel.

Attending the parade is the ultimate Thanksgiving family activity, and guests at Park Lane Hotel won’t have to go far to enjoy the festivities. The parade route is just a half a block from our Central Park Hotel...

Park Lane Hotel’s Exclusive Summer Special Offers

Our NYC Hotel is ideally located adjacent to Central Park, and an easy walk to popular dining, shopping, and attractions throughout NYC!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
There’s nothing quite like summertime in the city, and Park Lane Hotel welcomes summer guests with a list of impressive special offers! Whether you’re looking for an NYC Hotel for business or pleasure, our ideal location and well-appointed guest rooms make Park Lane a great choice for a weekend...

Looking for the fun things to do in NYC this July 4th? Consider some of these top events!

From tours of NYC, summertime dining, to amazing fireworks, you’ll have plenty of patriotic options to choose from when you spend July 4th in NYC!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
What better place to celebrate Independence Day than in New York City? Not only is it a place rich in history, but you’ll also find plenty of ways to celebrate July 4th in NYC! This city knows how to throw a party. As you’d expect, some of the country’s best fireworks will take place over New York...

Top New York Activities: Top 7 Summer Events in NYC

From Craft Beer Events to Fine Art, our latest New York Travel Blog article highlights, 'Top New York Activities: Top Summer Events in NYC' for you to consider attending during your upcoming visit to New York!

Author
Cindy L. Smith
Summer in the city! If you’re lucky enough to be visiting New York City during the summer, consider attending one of these Top 7  NYC events...