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Fall and Winter Activities Guide

With the arrival of cooler months ahead and the reopening of our cities in full swing, there are so many exciting activities and exhibits to enjoy! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites, just in time for your upcoming visit.

From world-class dining to innovative art exhibits, film festivals, holiday celebrations and more. Discover social distancing-friendly entertainment that celebrate this glorious time of year in our iconic destinations.

New York


Enjoy an evening cruise around New York Harbor with Manhattan by Sail

Visit ARTECHOUSE's newest immersive digital art installations at Chelsea Market.

Explore The Infatuation's Guide to Over 300 NYC Restaurants with Outdoor Dining.

Visit the Frick Madison, the new temporary home of the Frick Collection in the former Met Breuer.

Enjoy live opera at The Met Opera 2021-2022 season, which recently restarted performances.

Stroll through Little Island, New York City's newest public park space that "floats" above the Hudson River. 

Get your tickets to the new Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit at Pier 36.

Catch the famous Rockettes perform at this year's Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

Find the perfect holiday gift at the Holiday Shops at Bryant Park and discover holiday activations all along Fifth Avenue.

Lace up your ice skates at Central Park's Wollman Rink from late October through end of March,

Philadelphia


Enjoy the popular Terrace on Tap pop-up outdoor dining experience at the Independence Visitor Center through November 20, 2021.

Experience over 24,000 square-feet of immersive and interactive art installations at Philadelphia's Wonderspaces.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Philadelphia Film Festival, an 11-day festival showcasing the best in independent and foreign films from October 21-31, 2021. 

Step back in time into Philadelphia's most historical sites, including Independence Hall, Elfreth's Alley and Betsy Ross' home.

Explore the Philadelphia Museum of Art's newest exhibit Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror through February 13, 2022. Discover the latest exhibits at the city's newly-reopened museums here.  

Indulge in exciting dining experiences at a.kitchen at AKA Rittenhouse Square and Walnut Street Cafe at AKA University City. 

Explore fall foliage along the Schuylkill River Trail, the 30-mile multi-use path from Philadelphia to Parker Ford.

Celebrate the holiday season throughout the city, including Franklin Square, Macy's holiday lights and pop-up outdoor markets. 

Visit Philadelphia's inspiring Magic Gardens on South Street.

Washington D.C.


Walk along the waterfront at The Wharf for takeaway at any of the 20 seafood restaurants.

Celebrate 'FUTURES', a 17 museum-wide celebration of the Smithsonian Institute's 175th Anniversary, featuring new activations and exhibits through July 2022.

Take in an evening performance at the Kennedy Center during its 50th anniversary in 2021 and visit their new interactive expansion - 'The REACH'.

Shop and dine along the cobblestone streets of historic Georgetown.

Experience all the history at D.C.’s national park, The National Mall, as well as the nearby National Museum of African American History and Culture.

At the forefront of art and technology, visit ARTECHOUSE's latest exhibit 'Life Of A Neuron' through November 28.

Discover extravagant light displays and holiday happenings across DC.

Soar to new heights at the Capitol Riverfront's Trapeze School

Explore more of DC's must-visit museums and exhibitions.

Los Angeles


Meditate amongst the beautiful surroundings of Los Angeles. 

Experience's LA's newest museum, The Academy Museum - now open!

Catch an outdoor movie at one of the city's many drive-in theaters, as well as the return of the popular outdoor and cinema festival Street Food Cinema.

Enjoy a taste of SoCal at a local Farmer's Market: beverlyhills.org.

Explore 120 acres of the incredible Huntington Library, Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

A movie experience unlike any other, catch the latest movie from your own personal mini boat at LA's own Boat Cinema.

Take in musical and stage performances at the iconic Hollywood Bowl this season.

Kayak and paddleboard with the sea lions and dolphins along Marina Del Ray.

Discover all there is to do this holiday season in Los Angeles, including outdoor ice skating and concerts.

Play ball! Get your tickets to a Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game.

Spend the day with family at nearby amusement parks, including Disneyland Resort, Knott's Berry Farm and Universal Studios Hollywood.

Step into your favorite movies with a self-guided tour of the city's fabled film locations.

Explore Los Angeles Walking Trails at trails.lacounty.gov.

Virtual Fitness Classes


Keep fit and active with these live online workout classes.

Workout video sessions and personalized training programs: Technogym Wellness App
Free live-stream YouTube workout classes by The Lab
Weekly Instagram Live workouts: Rumble Boxing

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