Plan a romantic trip or a Valentines weekend getaway to New York City and get a taste of everything the city has to offer. Everybody who stays in the city for at least couple of days falls for her unique atmosphere and mystic attraction. Take a romantic carriage ride through Central Park, visit Times Square, and enjoy spectacular views of Manhattan from the South Street Seaport. New York streets and parks are always full of happy lovers who come to this magnificent city for romantic stays.
Central Park carriages are a New York City classic, featured in countless movies and shows. Available to romantic visitors year-round, horse-drawn carriages can be found lined up along Central Park South, at 59th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
Marriage proposals are frequently made during a romantic carriage ride in Central Park. Other popular choices include Bethesda Terrace, Cherry Hill and Bow Bridge.
Times Square is the one attraction in New York City you will not want to miss! Huge neon billboards, unique street performers, and Broadway theaters draw over 37 million tourists to Times Square every year, while 500,000 people come to Times Square on New Year's Eve alone.
For more than a century, Times Square has been a center for music and the arts. During the 1990s, the district has been rejuvenated, attracting major corporations, such as Morgan Stanley, the Equitable, the New York Times, the Disney Store and Warner Brothers Studio Store.
The South Street Seaport features spectacular views of the Brooklyn Bridge, the East River and Lower Manhattan. Romantic visitors can admire six historic ships docked at the port which belong to the South Street Seaport Museum, dine at several diverse restaurants, and watch colorful street performers.
In the evening, see a Broadway show, watch a performance of the New York City Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, or the New York Philharmonic. New York City Ballet performs at the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center during the winter holidays, in January, February, and from late April through the end of June. New York City Ballet was founded in 1948 by Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine. The company trains its own artists and creates its own works.
The Metropolitan Opera, situated at the Lincoln Center complex since 1966, presents a spectacular repertory of favorite classics, modern masterpieces and world premieres.
An imposing building with five colossal arched windows, the Met is home to two spectacular murals by Marc Chagall. The Met's orchestra and chorus, combined with the leading singers, make Metropolitan Opera productions famous worldwide. The Met presents seven performances a week from September through April. In the spring, American Ballet Theatre brings sought-after dance performances to the Met.
New York City offers a great selection of places for romantic stays. Downtown, the new Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park offers incredible views of the New York Harbor.The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is a New York City classic, located near famous Fifth Avenue shops.
When booking your room, remember to find out any discounts available on weekend stays.