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Central Park

1157 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
A walk, peddle, or carriage ride through the crisscrossing pathways of Central Park is a must-do on anyone's New York City itinerary. In winter, you can even lace up your skates and glide across Wollman Rink. This huge park in the city center, a half-mile wide and 2.5 miles long, is one of the things that makes New York such a beautiful and livable city. Besides being a great place to experience a little nature, Central Park has many attractions within its borders, and most of them are free, making it one of the few cheap things to do in NYC. Some of the most popular places to visit include the Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields, the Central Park Zoo, and the Lake. If you are exploring the park on your own, start by picking up a map at one of the visitor centers and plot your routing.
Lizbeth
Lizbeth
September 29, 2019

Tips from locals

Karen
Karen
March 11, 2020
This is a must! Central park is beautiful and has so much to see. Great to explore on a nice day
Lisa
Lisa
March 11, 2020
we are 7 blocks north of the duck pond and conservatory gardens, the skating rink, and miles and miles of jogging paths.
Stefanie
Stefanie
February 28, 2020
too famous to describe
Michelle
Michelle
October 26, 2019
Well, don’t think I need to explain this one :) go take a stroll!
Kathleen
Kathleen
October 16, 2012
The Great Lawn has been recently restored and is worth the visit.
Tanner
Tanner
October 11, 2015
is a vintage carousel located in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, at the southern end of the park, near East 65th Street.
Elaine
Elaine
September 6, 2019
Beautiful, peaceful oasis in the middle of the city (and close to the apt).
Melissa Sky
Melissa Sky
August 3, 2019
Biggest and most beautiful park in New York City. Can always find something fun to do here any time of the year!
Numa
Numa
July 23, 2019
Wear comfortable shoes and prepare to walk through the Manhattan vegetable lung. You just won't believe this is there.
Carlos & Lucia
Carlos & Lucia
October 11, 2019
Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City, located between the Upper West Side and the Upper East Side. Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with an estimated 37.5–38 million visitors annually, and one of the most filmed locations in the world. In terms…
Stephen
Stephen
March 13, 2020
Perfect in the spring when the park is filled with colors. Perfect in the summer to lie in the sun and watch the boats on the lake. Perfect in fall to see the leaves and eat roasted chestnuts. Perfect in winter for ice skating and emptiness.
Tavares
Tavares
February 28, 2020
There's aways been something magical about Central Park, regardless of it is the spring, summer, winter or fall. It's always a great place to spend there day. People watch, hang out, ride a boat, get lunch, got for a stroll, exercise, check out new museums, and see a zoo. There is always something…
Claire
Claire
April 27, 2015
Historial Central Park Carousel. A must see for all ages.
Arlene
Arlene
October 31, 2019
Running, Walking, Biking, Hiking. However you want to explore this beautiful park. Located in the middle of Manhattan.

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Location
New York, NY
Phone+1 212-310-6600
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 6:00 AM