Winter holiday in NY: The Best Things to Do

We know it's cold outside… but winter in New York City is actually our favourite time of year thanks to all the twinkly lights, creative holiday displays, and surplus of delicious hot food and beverages. Miracles are in the air and make you forget about the freezing cold. Be prepared to spend the most amazing holiday here!

Amazing holiday atmosphere at Bryant Park

Of all the skating rinks in NY, this one is the most beautiful in our opinion, and the winter village with the city's best pop-up holiday market surrounding it promises you hot chocolate or mulled wine right when you come off the ice. In addition, prices are lower than the nearby Rockefeller Centre (free to use, rentals 15 dollars per person) and no pre-booking is required.

Christmas tree in the Bryant Park

Sexy Santa Claus in New York streets

Dive into the crowds at Times Square and enjoy the holiday season at this iconic NYC location. Make sure to meet this sexy Santa, who jokes that he is not cold because he is “Hot Chocolate Santa”.

Entrance to Trump Tower

Pay a visit to the building of the new American President and drink a coffee at his favourite coffee shop.

Drinking coffee at Trump Tower

Fantastic view on Central Park

Take a winter stroll or run through one of NYC’s best parks – Central Park. With a cup of hot chocolate or with Christmas music playing in your headphones, Central Park is a magical place to be in every season and in any weather.

Workout at Central Park

Famous Christmas tree near Rockefeller Plaza

Take a picture near the world’s most famous Christmas tree, go ice skating or just walk around the busiest place in the city. Saks creative window displays and light show is just around the corner (as well as the biggest Michael Kors shops, with sales on during the holiday season).

Drinking chai latte
Wearing R&J Boutique Furs vest

Cinnamon-infused Chai Latte caffeine-free tea will keep you warm during your NYC adventures. We think that NYC has the largest number of coffee shops in the world so the choice is really great.

Amazing window display

Feast your eyes on the holiday displays in the shop windows. With sales going on throughout January, the biggest department stores in NYC – Macy’s, Lord & Taylor and, of course, the worldfamous Saks – have to be seen to be believed. They are so beautifully decorated that you could spend hours just looking at them.

Window display in New York

Radio City Music Hall view

Go and catch a show at Radio City Music Hall, enjoy the wonderful sounds of classical music at the famous Carnegie Hall, or take in one of the Broadways shows and feel the holiday buzz.

Catching festive mood

Eating dessert in a restaurant

NYC restaurants are ready to excite your taste buds and give you all sorts of pleasures, including aesthetically. For example, at this restaurant, Benoit (60 W 55th St), we couldn’t stop admiring the beauty of our desserts. I must say the taste could easily compete with its look.

The foodie-themed 'restaurant week' spans three weeks (January 14 to February 8), and this muchloved event offers reduced set meals at great city restaurants for $25/$38 for lunch/dinner.

Delicious dessert

View of New York street

Enjoy the busy city streets, covered in lights and Christmas decorations. Just feel the vibe with a cup of hot chocolate (New Yorkers take their hot chocolate seriously!) and a smile on your face.

Enjoy the walk on New York streets
Wearing R&J Boutique Furs  vest and Kuku Studio choker

Ejoying holiday New York mood

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