Valentine’s Day in New York
Saint Valentine’s is a special day and one almost everyone celebrates. Which is why we have worked really hard to find you the most romantic things to do in New York on this special day.
Romantic Horse Drawn Carriage Ride
A horse drawn carriage ride in Central Park, is a New York Classic. Valentine’s Day it issomething that practically every couple wants to do in the Big Apple. If you would like to try this rather romantic activity then there are two different types of rides to choose from: your standard ride (booking not required) through Central Park which last approximately 20 minutes, although you can pay for additional time, and longer rides are negotiable. There are also pre-arranged carriage rides, which you can book in advance to make sure there is a carriage available. The price corresponds to the length of the ride, and they range from 41 minutes to two and a half hours. In addition, carriage rides can also be tailored to meet personal preferences for various occasions, although you do have to book for these custom rides. Finally, things that you will see on your romantic tour include: The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Mall (statues), Dairy (tourist information centre), the Carousel and the Dakota (where the former Beatle John Lennon lived).
Panoramic views of New York, the city of skyscrapers
To enjoy the best 360º views of New York, the Top of the Rock Observation Deck is a definite must. Located on the 70th floor of the Rockefeller Centre, the views of New York are truly spectacular especially at night.
Speaking of panoramic views, there is nothing better than elaxing on a terrace admiring the view of the city . Amongst the best and highest bars in the city is the 230 5thwhich offers the best view of the Empire State building and where you can try an excellent cocktail or tasty dish from their extensive menu. The Highbar is another famous bar/terrace in New York which offers stunning views of the city whilst you drink a cocktail and try a dish from their vast menu with your loved one. The highest club in the city is the Sky Room which is definitely worth a visit.occupying floors 33 and 34 it has a minimalist look with a romantic atmosphere.
And of course, we can’t fail to mention the St Valentine’s Day Marriage Marathon on the Empire State Building whereby 14 fortunate couples are joined together in wedded bliss at no cost. Those fortunate enough to be selected join the Top of the World Marriage Club. Not only is the wedding free, but also the honeymoon. All that remains to be done is wish the newly married couples good luck for the future.
Romantic New York Dinner Cruise
How does a romantic dinner whilst taking in the stunning view of New York sound? You can enjoy a freshly prepared 3-course romantic dinner cruise whilst taking in the views as you sail along the Hudson and East rivers, including views of Manhattan’s majestic skyscrapers, the Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, and of course the illuminated Statue of Liberty, the highlight of the cruise.What more can you ask for?