Summer Guide to Central Park
With beautiful green meadows, brightly colored gardens and winding trails, Central Park is the perfect place to visit when in New York City this summer. Whether you are looking to find peace and tranquility or entertainment, you will discover something at every corner in this fabled park.
Stretch out and unwind by taking a Yoga class in Central Park. These 75-minute classes are offered daily, allowing you to feel refreshed and rejuvenated during your stay.
Take in the views of the New York City skyline by boat. The Loeb Boathouse offers rowboats for rent to take out on the lake, as well as romantic gondola rides for you and your loved one.
Enjoy the sunshine with a perfect picnic at Sheep Meadow. This 15-acre lawn in the middle of Central Park will make you forget you’re in the center of a busy city.
Take in an outdoor show at Delacorte Theater, which is home to Shakespeare in the Park. This summer tradition dates back over 45 years and is the perfect opportunity for residents to see a complimentary showing of classic Shakespeare.
Riding a bike is the best way to see all Central Park’s hidden treasures, such as the Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields, and Bethesda Fountain. You can get a bike at any of the Citi Bike stations around the park.