New York Visitors Guide | New York Activities

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

New York is often referred to as, 'The World's Most Exciting City' and for good reason, there is no limit to the fun, interesting and exciting things to do, see and experience during a visit to our city.

What do you want to do when you visit New York?  Take a City Tour? Visit some of the world's greatest Museums & Art Galleries? View the city from the top of the Empire State Building? Walk through Central Park? Tour Rockefeller Center? Visit the Statue of Liberty?

See our New York Visitors Guide below for recommendations on some of the most popular Things to do in NYC.

Also, visit our New York Visitors Blog for entertaining and informative articles about how to make the most of your next visit to New York.

Should you have any questions about any of the Things to do in New York listed in our New York Visitors Guide, please feel free to contact our Concierge Team via Email, or call us at: 212.371.4000.

Carriage Rides in Central Park

Carriage Rides in Central Park have long been a popular activity for visitors and residents alike. Guests love the chance to enjoy the beauty of Central Park in this fun and romantic activity. See our NYC Activities Guide for details.

Since 1857, the clip clop sound 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...

Visit Top NYC Museums

Visit Top NY Museums during your next stay at our Central Park Hotel. 

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...

New York Dining

New York Dining: Craving some Chinese food at 4 a.m., a gooey slice of America’s best pizza or one of the finest meals on this side of the Atlantic? All of that and more can be found at the thousands of NYC Restaurants you’ll find near our NY Hotel.     

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...

Attend a Live TV Taping

If you have always wondered what it would be like to sit in a live studio audience then your next visit to Park Lane Hotel – A New York Hotel is your chance to find out. This is a popular NYC Activity, and many shows tape in NYC.

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...

Visit The Statue of Liberty

A visit to the Statue of Liberty is at the top of many visitors’ lists of things to do when visiting New York. Our New York Activities Guide gives you tips on how to make the most of your visit to this amazing landmark.

About Visiting the Statue of Liberty: For many, the Statue of Liberty was their first glimpse of life in the New World. As ships filled with immigrants from around the world made their way to port in...

New York Shopping

Shopping in New York has something for everyone. During your stay at our New York Hotel you can enjoy high end boutiques, national chains and designer stores.

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...

See the Rockettes

Seeing the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall is one of the many Activities in NYC for guests at our Central Park Hotel.

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...

Visit Rockefeller Center

If you’re looking for NYC Activities, consider Visiting Rockefeller Center. 

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

New York Tours

With so many interesting and exciting New York Tours available, the problem many Park Lane Hotel guests face is picking which of the Tours to enjoy! During your next stay at our NYC Hotel, consider participating in some of the city’s top 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,...

Visit The Cloisters

The Cloisters is a New York Museum that focuses on the art and architecture of Medieval Europe. A visit to the The Cloisters is one of the most popular New York Activities.

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

Broadway Shows

Seeing a Broadway Show is a hugely popular Thing to do in New York, and millions of tickets are sold each year. If you’ve never seen a show on Broadway then make this the year that you change that!

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...

Visit the 9/11 Memorial

Visiting the 9/11 Memorial is an NYC Activity that both locals and NY Hotel guests find important. 

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...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is one of the most well-known New York Events. Millions watch the Event live while tens of millions watch the festivities on TV. 

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...

New York Attractions

Museums, memorials and gorgeous examples of 19th and early 20th century architecture are just a few examples of the many New York Attractions you can enjoy during a stay at Park Lane Hotel – A Luxury New York Hotel.

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,...

Attending a Yankees Game

Attending a Yankees Game is a very popular activity for residents and visitors alike. See our NYC Activities Guide below for tips for making the most of your day at the ballpark.

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...

Visit the Top of the Rock

Visiting Top of the Rock is an NY Activity that offers stunning City views. 

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

NYC Restaurant Week

If you’re lucky enough to be staying at Park Lane Hotel – An NYC Hotel during NYC Restaurant Week then you will have your pick of more than 250 New York Restaurants that are offering lunch and dinner at a special price.

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...