Winter in New York City
From the American Museum of Natural History to Central Park to the prestigious Carnegie Hall, our Upper West Side hotel is ideally located near some of the best attractions Manhattan has to offer. Once the city is under a fresh coat of snow, you’ll know exactly why the winter time brings visitors back year after year.
Entertainment & Attractions
- George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® - Head over to Lincoln Center for a holiday classic, performed by the New York City Ballet. All 90 dancers, 62 musicians, 40 stagehands and more join forces to make each performance as magical as possible. Book your tickets here.
- Columbus Circle Holiday Market - Stroll over to Columbus Circle via Central Park for the Columbus Circle Holiday Market, which is internationally known as one of the most elegant and beautiful places for holiday shopping. Visitors lose themselves in glittering aisles of art, jewelry, home goods and delicious eats from local artisans and designers. Learn more here.
- American Museum of Natural History - A short walk away, join the museum for its annual Kwanzaa event on December 29, offering a chance to partake in a celebration of African-American heritage. While learning about history and culture, you’ll enjoy music and dance performances and other fun activations. View the full calendar here.
Before You Go:Tip #1 – If you get chilly even in layers of gloves and scarves, duck into a nearby café for a decadent hot chocolate or cocktail at one of the many unique bars and taverns. You’ll warm right up!
Tip #2 – Central Park boosts endless must-see attractions and covers 843 acres. Even though it’s not yet springtime, with the right winter jacket you can still enjoy your time in this urban oasis.
Tip #3 – Prepare a travel plan whether that be a taxi or catching the subway. Hotel Belleclaire is close to the subway located on Broadway and West 79th Street, and the #2, 3 express lines are located on Broadway and West 72nd Street.