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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a New York City Honeymoon

A lot can be said about New York. It’s intoxicating, entertaining, otherworldly, wacky, and, of course…romantic. When you look down on the skyline of The Big Apple, you can’t help but wonder about all the different romances going on among the millions of different people that call NYC home. Despite the fact that, with the exception of Paris, it is easy to write off most cities as mere urban jungles full of people going about their mundane lives, New York City should be near the top of the list of romantic destinations due to the abundance of things to enjoy with your romantic partner. From catching a show on the world-renown Broadway to simply strolling through any of the famous parks and shooting the breeze, NYC is anything but boring. Nevertheless, if you are unfamiliar with this metropolis and all the delightfully romantic activities you can get up to, it can be overwhelming to think of your first move. Throughout this post, I will offer a few suggestions from the intimate to the exhilarating that should spark your own creativity and get you in the mood for more…

Experience The Thrill Of A Broadway Show

Broadway is famous across the globe for being a hotbed of artistic endeavor and creative outpouring. Here, you can catch shows from the lowest actors to the most recognized celebrities who dare to tread the boards and set forth their inner thespian, bearing all for the captive crowds below. It’s also the ideal spot for a newlywed couple to spend quality time together, grow closer, and celebrate their union while giving each other enough space to unwind from the stresses that came before. Nevertheless, if you want to watch some of the best shows in New York right now, you need to book well in advance. While most of the lesser-known performances tend to have tickets available alright up to the last minute, the biggest, like Hamilton and The Lion King (if that’s your bag), usually sell out as soon as the tickets are put up for sale. So the moral of the story is that if you want to take your better half to see any of the top shows, buy early to avoid disappointment.

Enjoy A Romantic Dinner For Two In A Rooftop Restaurant For A Stunning View Of The City

I will get to another “high in the sky” activity in the next section, but for now, a rooftop dinner is a great way to see the sights and delight in some of the best food the world has ever seen. If you are really struggling to choose from a large number of options at your disposal, you can take a look at the following and see what availability they have:

These are just suggestions to start the hunt, but there is bound to be something to whet your whistle since NYC is well regarded as a foodie city.

Observe The Manhattan Skyline From Thousands Of Feet In The Air

If hundreds of feet in the air simply doesn’t cut the mustard, then how about thousands? A helicopter tour around the five boroughs is a surefire way to enjoy yourself while taking in the sights of this magnificent location from a vantage point few seldom get the chance to experience. Moreover, you can snuggle up to your lover and create memories that you can recount to your children that you might make during this trip! 

Take A Romantic Stroll And Picnic In Central Park

Sometimes, it’s the simplest things that have the most significant impact. As newlyweds, you might think that you need to spend a fortune eating at the fanciest Michelin-starred restaurants or staying in the most opulent hotels, but in most cases, a stroll through the park followed by a picnic in a spot conducive to merrymaking is all that it takes. Central Park is the perfect location to participate in the simple but highly romantic ritual, and what’s more, it’s so large you can spend the entire day meandering around its many paths and exciting spots, just waiting to pull out the picnic hamper and champagne and spend time with your new partner.

Take A Break From The Sophisticated And Get Down And Dirty In Any Of The Numerous Nightclubs!

Just because you are on your honeymoon doesn’t mean that everything has to be a sophisticated whirlwind of fine wine and edibles. Why not take a break from all of those things, if only for one night, and get down and dirty with the mortals that call this city home and rave out until you choose to head back to the comfort of your hotel?!

New York can be an intensely romantic destination if you know where to look and what to do. The breadth of activities allows you to select from elegant and luxurious to the downright dirty and anything in between!

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