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Central Park

Type: Parks, Public Spaces



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Romantic Things to Do: The 800-acre Central Park burst out of the minds of urban visionaries (who must have also had a romantic streak) including Frederic Law Olmstead. Joggers, nature seekers and bikers use the park daily....  Read More
Things to Do with Kids: Grab a book or a hot dog and head into this oasis within a busy city. Walk, take a pedicab, rent a bike or even ride in a horse-drawn carriage through Central Park's 843 acres. Attractions such as the...  Read More
Free Things to Do, Best Attractions & Activities: Eight hundred acres of green space in the middle of Manhattan sounds like a fable. And yet, that's exactly what Central Park is, which is why you'll find joggers, nature lovers and bikers getting...  Read More
Sightseeing: The 800-acre Central Park burst out of the minds of urban visionaries like Frederic Law Olmstead. Joggers, nature lovers and bikers use the park daily. Kids young and old enjoy skating at Wollman...  Read More
Parks: The 800-acre Central Park burst out of the minds of urban visionaries like Frederic Law Olmstead. Joggers, nature lovers and bikers use the park daily. Kids young and old enjoy skating at Wollman...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

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  • Romantic Things to Do: "Visit Strawberry Fields, and don't forget to make a wish at Bethesda Fountain."
  • Free Things to Do: "Don't try to make your plans here hard and fast. You'll likely get lost in the park - instead of stressing out, embrace it."
  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Don't miss Strawberry Fields; it's decorated with flowers every morning as a vigil to Beatle, John Lennon."
  • Sightseeing: "Don't miss Bethesda Fountain and Imagine Field, an homage to the great Beatle, John Lennon."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Central Park is a beacon for romance, and the perfect place for a couple to spend some time strolling through the streets.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Central Park is as iconic as it gets. There's perhaps no better way to spend a free afternoon.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: No trip to New York City is complete without a stroll through Central Park.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: No trip to NYC would be complete without a walk through this legendary and exceptional park.

  • Things to Do with Kids: "If you have kids who love to climb, consider taking them to Heckscher Playground, with a climbing net, bridges and even an actual cliff. Pack a picnic to enjoy at the top."
  • Parks: "Central Park is 150 years old, visited by millions, now it's your turn to experience one of the most famous parks in the world, a man made wonder and the green heart of the city."
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Lush greenery is a bit hard to come by in New York City, so families relish the opportunity to blow off steam in Central Park.
  • Best for Parks Because: Stroll among 50 fountains, monuments, sculptures, 36 bridges; Central Park Zoo, fun, educational with creature comforts for all ages.

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