Winter is one of the most beautiful times to be in New York City, and specifically in The Lucerne’s neighborhood on the Upper West Side. With an array of spectacular attractions, from Broadway shows and incredible dance performances to jazz at Lincoln Center, skating in Central Park and more, and the charms of steely-blue winter skies and crisp evening strolls, there is something special in the air this time of year.
Stroll the tree-lined streets of the Upper West Side and find your way to Central Park, a hub of activity no matter the season, and enjoy some of New York’s most iconic winter activities. Wollman Rink is open seven days a week, and offers an incredible backdrop for ice skaters of all skill levels, while Pilgrim Hill is renowned for its perfect sledding hills and beautiful sunset views.
If the temperatures get a bit too chilly for you, there are a number of ways to warm up indoors. Some of the best shopping in New York City can be found at nearby Columbus Circle, home artisan goods, designer boutiques, and more. Some of the city’s best entertainment venues are also nearby, including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and numerous Broadway theaters. Of course, you could also spend hours exploring the Upper West Side’s incredible American Museum of Natural History, and there is no shortage of excellent options for dining and drinks, from New York classics like Barney Greengrass to cocktail bars, French bakeries, and world-renowned sushi.
Whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure in the heart of the city or hoping to warm up with some of the best entertainment in the world, you will find it all on the Upper West Side when you stay at The Lucerne.