Best Things to Do in New York this
Celebrating Festive Season and Christmas in New York
New York is one of the most enjoyable destinations for spending
Christmas holidays. It’s a city where different cultures meet during festive seasons and especially during the
Christmas, where the unique tradition and culture comes alive. People of all ages and interests join hands to
celebrate Christmas. Tree lighting, Broadway show, and department store lights are some of the unique features of
this city. New York adorns itself with garland of lights and colors during this festival.
|The Empire State Building's commanding position in New York provides
excellent views of the city.
There are several places in New York where you can find a huge gathering during Christmas. Depending on your
activity preferences, you can join in with the crowd.
The magnificent beauty of the ice skating in Central Park and the giant tree at Rockefeller Center are an
intrinsic part of the Christmas holiday spirit. Rockefeller Center's tree is beautifully lit on the evening of the
first Wednesday in December and it shines till the New Year arrives. Right below the tree is the Ice Skating Rink
where you can sit with your family or friends at the seasonal Ice Rink restaurant. At Lincoln Center every year,
the Nutcracker is performed by the New York City Ballet. People applauds heavily at the Christmas party, Sugar Plum
Fairy, marching toy soldiers, and the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky.
Probably one of the best known Christmas features in New York is the Rockefeller
Center's impressive Christmas tree.
Visit The Empire State
Visit the Empire State Building where a variety of colored lights are lit. Also, the area like Park Avenue decks
itself up with colored lights and decorations. A Giant Snowflake sparkles overhead right at the conjunction of
Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. The sight of the flame that is lighted on the top of the world's largest Giant
Menorah is a true feast for the eyes. Also, do not miss the Grand Central Terminal Holiday Laser Light Show at East
42nd Street of Park Avenue that is shown for five minutes after every half an hour from December 1st to January
Another worth visiting place is American Museum of Natural History. This place is known for its origami tree
that is beautifully decorated with thousands of lights and decorations. To access this museum, you have to head
towards Central Park West at 79th Street. At 200th Street and Southern Boulevard, Bronx, over 100 replicas of New
York buildings of historical significance, trolleys, and railway trains are put on display at New York Botanical
Garden Holiday Garden and Train Show. Riverside Church organizes Christmas carols and Children's Christmas Pageant.
You also have plenty of options for shopping and dining in the local restaurants that serve an amazing range of
culinary delights from around the world.
|Rockefeller Center's ice skating rink is located right below its famous Christmas
No wonder vacationers make their way to this beautiful city to enjoy the lights and colors. There are plenty of
hotels, guest houses, and other accommodation options for them to stay here. However, one of the best ways to
celebrate Christmas is to first you need to acquire your visas for you and family in advance. There are
vacation rental properties that come within a variety of price and style. You can choose one according to your need
and spend one of the most pleasurable Christmas holidays in this city which is always buzzing with activities.