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Stroll to Central Park for Outdoor Fun in NYC

One of the world's largest and most famous urban parks, Central Park is a landmark in the heart of NYC. With more than 840 acres of greenery, outdoor recreation, and attractions, Central Park offers a world of serenity just a few blocks from the Washington Jefferson Hotel.
 
Walk ten minutes to this urban playground for year-round fun. Central Park is home to sports fields, nature trails, scenic gardens, historic monuments, and a boathouse for romantic gondola rides in the middle of Manhattan. You'll find plenty of events and special activities throughout the year at Central Park, including free programming like summer concerts, Shakespeare in the Park, and fitness classes. 
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Hours

  • Daily: 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
 

Prices

  • Free
 

Seasonal Events

  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • SummerStage Concerts
  • Ice Skating
  • Central Park Film Festival
 

Activities & Things to Do

  • Horse-drawn Carriage Rides
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Tours
  • Boating
  • Fitness Classes
  • Playgrounds
 

Map/Directions

 

FAQs

  • What are the most popular attractions in Central Park?

    In addition to the open green spaces, Central Park is filled with attractions and places to visit. Some of the most popular include:
    • Central Park Zoo
    • Central Park Carousel
    • Belvedere Castle
    • Strawberry Fields
    • Conservatory Garden
    • The Loeb Boathouse
    • Delacorte Theater
  • Is admission to the Central Park Zoo free?

    While most attractions are operated by the Central Park Conservancy, the Central Park Zoo is a separate entity. Admission to the zoo includes access to the children's zoo and a show at the 4D theater and costs $19.95 for adults and $14.95 for children 3-12 years old.
 

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