Unique Outdoor Activities in New York City

Our Favorite Experiences "En Plein Air"

Beyond the walls of Baccarat Hotel New York, adorned with crystal and art, lie the many unique sights and sounds of the city. Keep reading for a list of unique outdoor activities in New York that are sure to create experiences that shine on and on.

Helicopter Ride
Photo Credit: Fly NYON

HELICOPTER RIDE

Enjoy private aerial views of some of the most famous New York sites, including the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and more.

 

Jazz Sail
Photo Credit: Shaye Weaver

EVENING WINE & JAZZ SAIL

What could be more romantic than setting sail on the Hudson River for a wine and jazz concert cruise around NYC?

 
Nature Walk
Photo Credit: Aviva Perlman Fitz

NATURE WALK

Inwood Park is an 196-acre jewel that boasts the last remaining bit of virgin forest in the borough, and some of the most stunning views in town.

 
Whale Watching

WHALE WATCHING

These unique cruises last for three hours, providing ample opportunity to catch sight of whales and other marine life.

 

Lincoln Center
Photo Credit: Claire Lelin

LINCOLN CENTER'S GREEN SPACE

As part of Restart Stages, Lincoln Center is hosting a slew of free outdoor events and pop-up performances that run the genre gamut from music to drama, dance and more at its brand new space called The Green.

 

High Line

HIGH LINE STROLLS

This beautiful, one-of-a-kind park has locals and tourists alike flocking to take in its scenic views and greenery.

 

Botanical Gardens
Photo Credit: New York Botanical Garden

BOTANICAL GARDENS

The New York Botanical Garden, Queens Botanical Garden, and Brooklyn Botanic Garden are open year-round, and there is a lot more flora and greenery to see during the warmer months.

 

 

Contact our hosts to plan the perfect day exploring the city during your stay.

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