1,183 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.
Tips from locals
See Shakespeare park in the summer for free! In the Winter there is ice skating and shopping in the park
Wear comfortable shoes and prepare to walk through the Manhattan vegetable lung. You just won't believe this is there.
Horse drawn carriages, the zoo, restaurants in the park, sight seeing, great to walk around in.
is a vintage carousel located in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, at the southern end of the park, near East 65th Street.
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…
Biggest and most beautiful park in New York City. Can always find something fun to do here any time of the year!
My favorite park for obvious reasons. Get lost in the Rambles, my favorite part. Enjoy a picnic on the Great Lawn or Sheep Meadow and bird watch at the Hallett Nature Sanctuary!
Running, Walking, Biking, Hiking. However you want to explore this beautiful park. Located in the middle of Manhattan.
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