One of the biggest attractions to Upper West Side vacation rentals is close proximity to Central Park . If you're trying to maintain fitness during your trip, the park is an ideal place for a morning jog. If you're more focused on leisure, the park is perfect for a romantic picnic, ice skating expedition, horse and buggy ride, or some time relaxing in the sun reading the New York Times. There are also attractions to see in the park including a recent arrival of gourmet food trucks and Strawberry Fields , dedicated to John Lennon.
Pleasures of the Park
The Cultural SideAnother reason visitors choose New York City Upper West Side rentals is close proximity to museums. The most popular choice is the Museum of Natural History , flanking Central Park. Some people think that this museum is just for kids, but that's a common misconception. The exhibits here, from a massive tyrannosaurus rex to one of the most fascinating displays of evolution, are just as appropriate for adults. Kids will love it too - especially the 3D films and planetarium.
Time to RelaxTravelers love Upper West Side vacation rentals because they deliver a local atmosphere. Sometimes staying at a hotel in midtown feels like you might not come across a single New Yorker during your stay. When you choose the Upper West Side, you fill find local bakeries and cafes where you can start your day with the perfect cup of coffee. Restaurants of every type and price range line the streets.
High CultureAnother top feature of New York City Upper West Side rentals is close proximity to Lincoln Center . If you want to attend the ballet or the opera, this is where you will see the best of the best. Some people think that attending a performance at the Metropolitan Opera House is prohibitively expensive, but the truth is, there are family circle tickets for less.
Get an overview of the Manhattan neighborhoods, and whatever reason draws you to this one, you are likely to return home feeling a little bit like a New York local after choosing Upper West Side vacation rentals.