Romantic Things-To-Do in New York City

Looking for some ideas to plan a great night out in NYC for that special someone? We offer a few suggestions to keep the romance alive and do something special.

A Good Place to Start - Central Park

New York City is a great place for a romantic getaway. Here a few ideas to get you started. Try a carriage ride through Central Park. You can catch one on the south side of the park for a cost of $50 for the first 20 minutes and about $130 for a one hour ride. At the Loeb Boathouse during the summer you can rent rowboats or take a ride in an authentic Venetian gondola.

Buy Something Nice

Walk along 5th Avenue for some of the best shopping in the world, names like Bloomingdales, Tiffany, Saks, are found here. You can try Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center, or just sit by the rink-side cafe and watch the skaters.

Enjoy the View

Move your way down Midtown and to the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Outdoor fabulous views of the city? Head furthur downtown to Lower Manhattan and Southstreet Seaport for views of the Brooklyn Bridge.

New York Skyline Dinner Cruise

New York Top Dinner Cruise The New York Dinner Cruise offers a luxurious night out in New York City! Enjoy delicious gourmet food while you dance and take in the Big Apple's sights and sounds. Enjoy spectacular views of New York's breathtaking skyline as you cruise the Hudson River then around the tip of Manhattan, up the East River, under the Brooklyn Bridge and more. Book now!

Take a Cruise

Take a romantic 3 hour cruise from Pier 81. The World Yacht dinner cruise is a 3-hour voyage to enchantment. It features the a superb four-course dinner created by some of New York's best chefs and prepared fresh onboard by World Yacht's executive chef. A DJ will entertain you as you witness an ever-changing panorama of spectacular views. The cruise goes down the Hudson, around the tip of Manhattan, up the East River, under the world famous Brooklyn Bridge, sails for the Statue of Liberty, then back up the Hudson.

Romantic Places to Eat

Try the Savoy, a warm and cozy restaurant that feels more like a country inn,  complete with a roaring fire in the winter months. Dine on fine American cuisine and reserve for the chef's special menu to really impress. Another good choice - the Upstairs at '21', an elegant and intimate restaurant. Voted Best New Restaurant in 2002 and acclaimed as one of the most romantic places to enjoy dinner in New York City. You might even see a few celebrities.

Read The Most Romantic Restaurants in New York City article from "The Blog" of  Huffington Post .

Romantic Places to Stay

If you looking for a romantic place to stay and you have the cash, Try the famous Plaza Hotel - Central Park South. The Mark Hotel on the Upper East Side is another good choice. More affordable in Midtown try the Dream Hotel. You can always use our NYC Hotel Guide pages to help you find something in your budget.  


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