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It Might be Cold Outside, but There are Still Many NYC Activities to Enjoy, and Many of The Best Things to do in New York During the Winter Cost Less Than $20!

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Date Published: 
December 16th, 2013
Author: 
Cindy L. Smith

Winter visitors to New York City will find opportunities to enjoy ice skating and many other NYC Activities. During your winter stay at The Manhattan Hotel – An NY Hotel Consider These Inexpensive Things to do in New York.

If you’re planning a visit to New York City in the winter then you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of Things to do in New York – even if the weather outside is frightful! Some of these NYC Activities can be enjoyed for less than $20. Start with this list and see just how much fun a winter visit to New York City can be!

Warm Up at an NYC Museum
When you want to get out of the cold, one perfect NYC Activity is to visit some of the city’s many Museums. You’ll find plenty of options for under $20, and many offer free admission, such as the Museums listed below.

American Folk Art Museum:
Where: 2 Lincoln Square New York, NY 10023
Call: 212-595-9533

Museum of Biblical Art:
Where: 1865 Broadway #12 New York, NY 10023
Call: 212-408-1500

National Museum of the American Indian:
Where: 1 Bowling Green New York, NY 10004
Call: 212-514-3700

Go Ice Skating
Where: Wollman Rink in Central Park at 63rd Street New York, NY 10022
Call: 212-439-6900
Rockefeller Center might be a more well-known spot for ice skating, but it is also a bit pricey. Skaters will pay up to $25 to spin around the Rockefeller rink. At Wollman Rink it only costs $11 to enjoy some New York City skating.

Find the City’s Best Hot Chocolate
While you’re out enjoying the many Things to do in New York in the winter, take some time to sample some of the city’s best hot chocolate. Two of the top picks are listed below.

Jacques Torres Chocolate:
Where: 62 Water Street Brooklyn, NY 11201
Call: 718-875-9772
This hot chocolate is super thick and creamy. It’s made with loads of melted milk chocolate, so it’s super rich and sweet.

City Bakery:
Where: 3 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011
Call: 212-366-1414
Many people consider the hot chocolate sold at City Bakery to be the best in the city. The delicious concoction is topped with a giant homemade marshmallow.

See the Holiday Window Displays
Once you find the perfect cup of hot chocolate why not take a stroll by some of the gorgeous window displays in several of New York City’s retail stores? The displays, which seem to get more creative and beautiful each year, usually stay up until early January. Here are the store windows that you don’t want to miss:

Saks Fifth Avenue:
Where: 611 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10022
Call: 212-753-4000

Bergdorf Goodman:
Where: 745 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10151
Call: 212-872-8977

Bloomingdales:
Where: 1000 Third Avenue New York, NY 10002
Call: 212-705-2000

Macy’s Herald Square:
Where: 151 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001
Call: 212-695-4400

Lord & Taylor:
Where: 424 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10018
Call: 212-391-3344

Henri Bendel:
Where: 712 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10019
Call: 212-247-1100

Barneys:
Where: 660 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10065
Call: 212-826-8900

As you can see there are plenty of Things to do in New York during the winter, and The Manhattan HotelAn NY Hotel welcomes our winter guests with impressive special offers. View offer details >

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