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.

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.

Check back often as we are always adding to and updating our New York City Activities Guide.

Should you have any questions about any of the NYC Activities or other Things to do in NYC listed in our NYC Visitor's Guide, please feel free to contact our Concierge Team via Email, or call us at: 212.371.4000.

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...

Carriage Rides in Central Park

Carriage Rides in Central Park have long been a popular Thing to do in NYC. Tourists love the chance to enjoy the beauty of Central Park in this fun and romantic New York Activity.

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...

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 in NYC during a stay at our NY Hotel.

Liberty Island 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. About...

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 1 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 Things to do in NY, 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 Museum in NYC that focuses on the art and architecture of Medieval Europe. Visit The Cloisters during your stay at our Central Park Hotel. 

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...

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 hugely popular New York Activity, and fans often come from out of town to watch their favorite team play. Mingle with some locals and watch one of the most loved (and hated) teams in baseball do their thing at Yankee Stadium!

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...