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City break in Manhattan. Active leisure ideas for Manhattan - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Manhattan Manhattan is famous not only for plenty of landmarks, city sights and museums but for its rich choice of entertaining establishments. Attracting sport clubs and entertaining centers, upscale day spa and beauty parlors as well as recreation centers are only few places to rest and recreate during Manhattan holidays. The island also hosts two marvelous zoological parks. Travelers looking to cozy and quiet atmosphere and billiards will love the Piramida club. Its spacious hall is equipped with several billiard tables and cushioned furniture enhancing the comfort of the guests. The guests of the club may also visit a bar where apart from dainty drinks the one may try some house specialities.
Manhattan can be called one of the most prestigious shopping areas in the world, every street here and every store is unique. Barney's Co-Op shopping centre is popular with those who prefer … Open
The place of the same tourist attraction is the Boardwalk club as its hall apart from billiard tables features a pink pong area. Cruises and boat tours are of immense popularity among travelers. One can choose either day or night cruise. Those who can not imagine their lives without spa recreation will also find many places to visit on Manhattan.
The Wall Street Bath & Spa center will offer more than ten types of massages as well as numerous relaxing treatments. The Okeanos day spa offers plenty of beauty and recreational therapy and treatment rooms. Copyright
Manhattan is one of the main areas of New York City, which is located near the Hudson River and is stretched along its coast for twenty-one kilometers. Manhattan was discovered in 1524 as a … Open
The Sunset Zoo park is located not far from the city center offering stunning tours. Though the territory of the park is rather small, the zoo is still of immense popularity among foreign guests. The design and decoration of the park is rather elaborated. The animals are living in the environment being extremely close to their natural habitats.
Manhattan The Kansas State University Insect Zoo park occupies a considerably bigger area. It offers the visitors to learn the rarest species of local fauna. During the tour through the vast area of the park the tourists will observe the enclosures with predators and exotic birds, as well they will get a chance to get to know closer the friendliest inhabitants of the zoo and take pictures with them. Manhattan is of greatest attraction for shop-a-holics. Tempting stores and boutiques are scattered all over the area of the island. The most upscale shops and boutiques are located in the center. The center of the island also features various night clubs, restaurants and bars. Prudent tourists will appreciate the stores and shopping malls located in the remote areas of the island.
Manhattan is a tourist district, associated with entertainment and prosperity, moreover, it is also a great place where you can spend a vacation with the whole family. This is a real … Open
Manhattan offers its visitors a wide entertainment program, which includes visiting clubs with wonderful performances-theatre, stand-up performances, music concerts. Broadway theatre, widely known outside the country, is perhaps the main "tidbit" for those who are keen on musicals and great theatrical shows, there are exciting performances every day. Equally interesting performances take place in Majestic Theatre, Gershwin Theatre and Apollo Theater — and these are just a few cultural centres that offer a great theatrical and concert program, you should definitely follow the poster of the upcoming event during your holiday in New York. Those who wish to have an evening full of laughter and positive emotions, choose Comedy Cellar or Gotham Comedy Club.
Manhattan In Central Park, visitors can rent a horse cart and ride through its most picturesque places, or learn to ride. Moreover, you can make a tour in a balloon in the city, this activity will satisfy two needs-it gives you aesthetic pleasure, and make you feel the adrenaline rush to the blood. In winter, Central Park is equipped with an ice rink "Trump Rink", which makes happy all the people who enjoy winter activities, there is also a zoo in the park, called "Central Park Zoo", which inhabitants are mainly representatives of the African Savannah. Those who come with the whole family will appreciate the attractions that Central Park Carousel offers, there are also many playgrounds and sports grounds.
To choose a proper place to eat among numerous restaurants of Manhattan is rather challenging, however there are acknowledged leaders which won the attention and affection of tourists from … Open
Another no less interesting rink opens in Rockefeller Center, this place immediately evokes associations with the Christmas film "Home Alone 2" (however, since the second part of the trilogy was filmed specifically in Manhattan, you can find even more places walking around the area which resemble scenes from the film). In the chicest quarter of New York City, guests can watch a movie not in a usual cinema, but on the roof of the building (you only need to visit the Rooftop Cinema Club for this, located on the roof of the building YOTEL New York). Victorian Gardens are also worth a visit, the Park offers beautiful views of the skyscrapers of Manhattan, here you can also find great playgrounds for children and attractions for every taste and age.
Manhattan Taking a cruise along the Hudson River waterfront is another goal set by many travellers coming to the city for great experiences. A popular sport in the most luxurious area of New York is golf, and the best clubs for connoisseurs of the noble game are the Golf centre located at Chelsea Piers and Dyker Beach Golf Course. Those who want to play a mini-version of the game will also be pleased to visit Pier 25 Mini-Golf, the best in Manhattan for playing mini-Golf. But those who want to actively spend time discovering indoor climbing will be delighted to visit Central Rock Gym with its huge space for climbing.
Manhattan is the most expensive and prestigious area of New York, many tourists come here to admire the luxurious villas of famous musicians and film actors. Manhattan has many interesting … Open
In Manhattan, you can find great places for active tourists, one of these is Trapeze School New York, where you can climb the cable car. It should be noted that two platforms are available for visitors — indoor and outdoor. Those wishing to play pinball will be happy to visit the centre called Modern Pinball NYC, where you can choose from hundreds of slot machines. It is a place where every visitor will find something for his taste. VR World NYC is a great place for those who want to play on the virtual reality station, the chic Lucky Strike Manhattan club will be a pleasant surprise for fans of billiards, ping pong and bowling. Those who prefer to devote themselves entirely into bowling will appreciate the bowling club Frames with its excellent organization of the gameplay and a wonderful cafe.
In National Geographic Encounter you can not only enjoy a beautiful view of marine life but also watch a film about sea creatures, thanks to them the illusion of being in the sea is created (the activity is called Ocean Odyssey). This is a unique and interesting experience that expands the horizons. Cat cafes are also popular in Manhattan, the three most popular cafes of this kind are (Meow Parlour, Koneko and Little Lions). Whether you are travelling with children or on your own, cafes are worth a visit, and locals can even take a favourite pet to their home.
Skyscrapers are among main sights of Manhattan. Each of the high buildings is an impressive and unique architectural landmark. The most renowned skyscraper is the Empire State Building. Its … Open
The centre with the simple name Escape the Room NYC is the most popular escape quest centre in Manhattan, visitors will be able to try themselves as a saviour of the world from a nuclear disaster, a submarine captain who needs to find a way out of a sinking ship, or try to stop the attack of dinosaurs - and this is only a small part of those quests that are offered in the centre. All rooms are authentically decorated, you are given 60 minutes to complete the task. No less interesting is the club Mission Escape Games, where the participants of the game will save the world from the apocalypse — everything is like in Hollywood movies, even more real. Another action that is definitely worth making in Manhattan — learning something new (for example, you can learn to cook like Americans do in The League of Kitchens or Eataly, and draw - in Painting Lounge).
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Manhattan and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Manhattan
♥   County Park 'Greenwood' , 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Farm River' , 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Prospec' , 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'John D Je' , 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Betsy' , 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Manhattan
♥   Amusement park 'Me World' Busan, 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Victorian Gardens' New York City, 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Kids ’N Action' Brooklyn, 9.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Adventurers Family Entertainment Center' Brooklyn, 12.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Fantasy Forest at the Flushing Meadows Carousel' Flushing, 14.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Manhattan
♥   Water park 'Island Kingdom' Denver, 13.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Runaway Rapids Waterpark' Keansburg, 29.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'SplashPlex' East Hanover, 33.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WaterWorks' Doswell, 48.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mountain Creek Waterpark' Vernon Township, 68.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Manhattan
♥   Restaurant 'Pier A' New York. Type - American. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Inatteso Pizzabar Casano' New York. Type - Italian. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gigino at Wagner Park' New York. Type - Italian. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Schilling' New York. Type - Austrian. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'MarkJoseph' New York. Type - Steakhouse. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to your best city break in Manhattan - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Manhattan - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Manhattan?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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