The weather outside might be frightful, but the activities are so delightful! Visit these places to get a bite of the Big Apple during wintertime…
1. Rink at Rockefeller Center
Visit the world famous Rink at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan for some of the best ice skating in town. Close to Times Square and the Theatre District, skaters will be in the center of all the action. With great city views and small daily crowds, the ice is yours to discover. Rent skates ahead of time online to avoid the lineups!
2. Carnegie Hall
Check out Carnegie Hall while staying warm indoors! Tours of this world renowned concert space are offered multiple times everyday. Learn about music history, as you walk around the 125 year old facility with the friendly and knowledgeable tour guides. It’s an experience you won’t forget!
3. The Apollo Theater
Celebrate Black History Month in Harlem at the world famous Apollo Theater. See the landmark where musical greats James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and the Jackson 5 got their starts at the Open House (February 3-4). You can also catch the season premiere of Amateur Night on February 21st, where you might see the next great stars on stage.
4. Tenement Museum of New York City
Visit one of the most unique museums in the city, open everyday except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. This museum tells the long history of New York City’s immigrants and their restored apartments and businesses at 97 and 103 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side. Speak to the friendly residents, who are actors representing the hundreds of families who lived in these buildings. It’s like a time machine to the distant past!
5. The Bronx Zoo
Think about visiting the Bronx Zoo on a nice clear day in winter! You will miss the huge crowds during the summertime, and get front row views of the lions, tigers, and bears. One of the world’s largest zoos, Bronx Zoo is open from 10am to 4:30pm daily during this season.
With construction, crowds, and frequent slowdowns on the subway, it can take forever to move around New York City. Luckily, your group can rent a party bus at https://www.partybus.com/new-york/ny/united-states for all of your transportation needs. Stay warm, travel in style, and let us take care of the rest!