If you’re an expert adventurer and want to experience something different than the typical tourist attractions, the prospects in NYC are endless. Place your love lock on Brooklyn Bridge at night or relish a winter wonderland while ice skating in Prospect Park. Bike around Central Park, catch live Latin jazz performances and tour museums. There are countless cool things to do on New York City tours, so make sure to include one of these cool, fun experiences!
Here’s a list of cool things to do on your NYC trip:
Walk the Brooklyn Bridge
Take an unforgettable walk across Brooklyn Bridge and savor the intoxicating views of the NYC skyline at sunset. Stop at one of the many famed eating & drinking establishments nearby. Another cool thing tourists from all over the world do is place padlocks on the bridge to commemorate a special place in time. Any time of day or night will give you a memory to treasure forever, so don’t forget this iconic landmark when planning your itinerary.
Ice Skate in Prospect Park
Le Frak Center at Lakeside offers a less crowded rink than Central Park. Take a lesson and then enjoy sledding some of the nearby hills. There are so many cool things to do in Prospect Park in the winter, try cross-country skiing or indoor tennis.
Visit the Museum of the Moving Image
This exciting museum houses the nation’s largest, most comprehensive collection of history, art and technology as they relate to the moving image. A broad range of over 400 films, from classic to contemporary, are screened here yearly. More that 1400 artifacts are currently on display, with a compendium of thousands more in an online collection. Now that’s the ultimate cool experience!
Rock Climbing at Chelsea Piers
The indoor rock wall at Chelsea Piers is probably the coolest thing to do! Climbing here will both tease and challenge you, it is one of the largest climbing walls in NYC. The bouldering cave and wall provide over 11,000 square feet of climbing surface to keep both novice and expert climbing the walls. Climbers of all levels are promised a day of sheer fun, equipment rental and lessons are also available.
Catch Live Jazz at The Django
The Roxy Hotel converted cellar space into this happening jazz bar. There’s no cover and no minimum, so if you’re a jazz connoisseur, this spot will not disappoint. There are some really cool places for live jazz but a visit to The Django will let you capture the feel of a jazz club of long ago.
Photograph the Skyline
Grab your selfie stick and head for a winning shot of NYC’s iconic skyline. This breath-taking panorama deserves to be captured, so post your best shot with a backdrop of skyscrapers or the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s a once in a lifetime experience, so make sure you show the world your cool NYC tour on Instagram or Facebook!
Bike Tour through Central Park
A bike tour through the most iconic park in NYC is something you cannot miss! Cycle through the peaks and valleys and secret gardens of this immense park. Stop at famous landmarks to click photos and learn interesting trivia about the park from the local guide who’ll show you the coolest time ever!