New York City Activities Guide | Things to do in NYC

Our New York City Activities Guide offers a great list of recommendations for some of the best NYC Activities and Things to do in NYC during your visit to the city.

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What do you want to do? It's a popular question when you visit NYC - 'The World's Most Exciting City.'  With literally thousands of Things to Do in NYC, you will never run out of options to fill an hour, a day, or a weekend.

NYC is known as 'The city that never sleeps' and how could it with all the Things to do in NYC! So what would you like to do? Take a City Tour? Visit some of the world's greatest Museums & Art Galleries? Look out at the city from the top of the Empire State Building? Walk through Central Park? Visit Rockefeller Center? See the Statue of Liberty? These are just a few of the thousands of Things to do in New York City. See our brief, but diverse list of NYC Activities below.

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New York Tours

Tours are a fun way to explore the parts of New York City that most interest you. Guests at Park Lane Hotel will find dozens of specialty Tours including food tours, shopping tours, ghost tours, history tours, movie location tours and many others.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the most iconic of all New York Events. The first took place in 1924 and it has grown into something that is loved by millions of people around the country. In many households, watching the Parade on TV is an important Thanksgiving tradition.

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Broadway Shows

Seeing a Broadway Show is one of the most popular Things to do in New York. The bright lights, amazing costumes and fabulous stories draw in audience members from around the world. If you’ve never been to a Broadway Show then you must put it on your itinerary for your next stay at Park Lane Hotel – An NYC Hotel.

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Attending a Yankees Game

Baseball is like a religion to many New Yorkers, and the Yankees are their high priest. Very few professional sports teams have fans as loyal (read: rabid) as the Yankees, and attending a Yankees game is a fun New York Activity that will have you feeling like a local.

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NYC Restaurant Week

NYC Restaurant Week is a hugely popular Event that takes place twice each year. During both Summer and Winter Restaurant Weeks, hundreds of Restaurants offer a special lunch and dinner at a great price. During the last Restaurant Week, participating dining spots offered lunch for $25 and dinner for $38.

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Visit Top NYC Museums

New York City is home to some of the most-respected and interesting Museums in the world. Exploring the rich offerings at these Attractions is a top NY Thing to Do, and many are located a short distance from our Central Park Hotel.

If you’re looking Activities to enjoy during your next visit then consider setting aside some time to Visit top NYC Museums. Some of the best New York City Museums are listed below.

Activities in NYC, See the Rockettes

See the Rockettes

It is the dream of every young girl that dances to See the Rockettes live and in person. All visitors to the City will enjoy a visit to Radio City Music Hall to see the world-famous Rockettes...

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Visit The Statue of Liberty

Few NYC Attractions are as easily recognized at Lady Liberty. If you’ve never done so before, then consider Visiting the Statue of Liberty during your next stay at our NY Hotel...

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Visit Rockefeller Center

Visiting Rockefeller Center is a fun NYC Activity that is a popular choice with guests at our Central Park Hotel...

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Visit The Cloisters

The Cloisters are part of the Metropolitan Museum of art, and a visit is a can’t-miss NYC Activity for anyone with an interest in Medieval Europe...

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Visit the 9/11 Memorial

A visit to the 9/11 Memorial is a NYC Activity that gives locals and guests at our NY Hotel a chance to reflect on the tragic Events of September 11, 2001 and pay their respects to the nearly 3,000 people who died that day...

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New York Attractions

Visiting New York Attractions is a popular thing to do, and tens of millions of people visit the most popular of these Attractions each year. Visitors will find Attractions pertaining to history, art, food and much more all within a short distance of Park Lane Hotel – A New York Hotel.

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Visit the Top of the Rock

When you visit the Top of the Rock, you will have a chance to see the City in a whole new way...

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Carriage Rides in Central Park

Since 1857, the clip clop of horses hooves have been heard moving to and fro throughout Central Park. Even though horse and carriage as a regular means of transportation is long a thing of the past, a carriage ride through Central Park remains a popular thing to do.

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New York Dining

New York Restaurants are some of the best in the world, and you can find any type of food you can imagine here. Whether you want a gourmet food experience or one of the best slices of pizza in the world, you can find it within a short distance of Park Lane Hotel – An NY Hotel.

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New York Shopping

The Park Lane Hotel is conveniently located near fabulous opportunities for Shopping. Whether you want to shop the high end designer stores, boutiques and antique stores or whether you want to find a great bargain, you will find plenty of options near the top New York Hotels.

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Attend a Live TV Taping

Attending a live TV Taping is one of those Things to do in New York that you can’t do in most other cities. Dozens of shows tape here, and many do so before a live studio audience. During your next stay at Park Lane Hotel, try to get tickets to watch as one of your favorite shows is filmed.