Central Park

Arguably the most famous park in the world, Central Park is a manmade wonder in the heart of New York City. While inside, get lost in 840 acres of ponds, parks, and streams. From a bird’s eye view, spot the perfect rectangle of green surrounded by skyscrapers and city streets.

Arguably the most famous park in the world, Central Park is a manmade wonder in the heart of New York City. While inside, get lost in 840 acres of ponds, parks, and streams. From a bird’s eye view, spot the perfect rectangle of green surrounded by skyscrapers and city streets.

42 million visitors per year

Easily one of the most iconic spots in the city, Central Park is a quintessentially New York destination that is sure to inspire romance. Stroll through the plentiful gardens, sample iconic NY street food, and witness beautiful sculptures around every corner. Whether you are looking to do a little hiking, have a quaint picnic, or just experience one of the best touristy spots in town, Central Park does not disappoint.

A sprawling oasis amongst the concrete jungle, NYC's Central Park is ideal for picnic-goers. This historical destination has plentiful green spaces, picturesque views, hot dog stands, and flower beds to compliment your picnic basket. Visit the lawns of Belvedere Castle, or Sheep's Meadow, and stroll through the paved walkways of the park to discover fun tourist activities and sample famous New York snacks.

Living in NYC made me have a special appreciation for all things green. While living in the big city lends you sights of towering buildings and beautiful skylines, being able to feel grass beneath your feet is a treat.

How could I write a list about parks in New York and not include the actual heart and life of New York that is Central Park? This expansive park expands throughout upper Manhattan and each section has its own character. Visit the dreamy Alice in Wonderland statue, or stroll along across bridges overlooking a quaint stream,. In Central Park, you can try tasty New York pretzels and other street food, and take a breath away from the shopping and culture that surrounds the well-maintained park that is quintessential to the New York experience.

Arguably the most famous park in the world, Central Park is a manmade wonder in the heart of New York City. While inside, get lost in 840 acres of ponds, parks, and streams. From a bird’s eye view, spot the perfect rectangle of green surrounded by skyscrapers and city streets.

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