New York is beautiful at any time of the year, and you can't argue with that. However, autumn in this metropolis is a truly magical time. Guest Of A Guest talked about at least 13 reasons to love this season in the Big Apple and shared ideas for interesting leisure activities.
- Central Park
Central Park is beautiful at any time of the year. In summer, it resembles the Garden of Eden, inviting you to hide in the shade of trees. In spring, everything here is fragrant and invites office workers to escape from the bustle of the city. In winter it looks like a fairy tale. But only in autumn the park looks like it is an image on an expensive postcard!
Visiting a museum in New York is always a good idea. This is a great place to relax, no matter what the weather is like outside.
- Magic West Village
West Village is a popular area with designer boutiques and trendy restaurants. Its quirky streets, with partially preserved cobblestone pavements, are home to classic New York townhouses, as well as parks for leisurely walks. In autumn this area looks especially beautiful and cozy.
- Beer garden
Have a little Oktoberfest right in New York! To do this, visit one of the so-called beer gardens - an open-air restaurant where you can enjoy a cool foamy drink and aromatic snacks under shady trees.
- Sweater season
A little more, and we will start wrapping ourselves in warm cozy clothes to go for a walk in the park, on an excursion to a museum or to meet friends.
- Farmer's markets
By the way, put on a sweater when you go to the farmer's market on an early autumn morning for fresh vegetables and fruits.
- Apple cider time
New York City is located at the southern tip of the country's second-most productive apple region, the Hudson Valley. With the arrival of the apple season, many people want not only to enjoy the fruit itself, but also to savor a drink from it. Autumn is a great time for this.
- Stone street
Stone Street is a street in lower Manhattan that is full of bars and restaurants where you can sit outside during the warmer months. This is the mecca of nightlife in the Big Apple.
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Here, among other things, you can visit a bar called The Cauldron, which is famous for excellently prepared drinks and a great atmosphere.
- Homes of the rich, decorated for Halloween
Walk among the homes of wealthy New Yorkers and marvel at the chic décor they spend huge amounts of money on.
We wrote about how Halloween is celebrated in different areas of New York, as well as where to look for treats and entertainment. here.
- Weekend excursion
Autumn is the best time to drive around the most scenic areas of the state! After all, the summer heat is over, and the winter frosts have not yet come. So now is the time to admire the fields decorated with red pumpkins, breathe fresh air and conquer new heights.
- Pumpkin seasoning
Pumpkin harvesting begins in mid-September to finish before frost. In autumn, New Yorkers prepare a lot of dishes and drinks based on this fruit, adding it to beer, lattes and various desserts.
- Green Wood Cemetery
Green Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, founded in 1838. In 2006, it received the official status of a national historical monument. Prominent politicians, cultural figures, military men, members of Masonic lodges and others are buried at the cemetery.
Explore the nooks and crannies of this mysterious place - educational and even fun activities are held here throughout the season.
- Drive-in cinemas
In recent years, a large number of drive-in theaters have been refurbished and reopened in New York City. Located throughout New York State, they showcase classic hits, contemporary blockbusters and independent films.
We wrote about the 15 best cinemas in this material.