Holidays in New York City I Loews Regency New York
New York City

There is nothing quite like New York City at the holidays to put a twinkle in your eyes. The Big Apple really shines at this time of year. Around every corner, it seems possible to find that magical feeling that’s right out of a movie scene. This 2016, I’m sharing three tips for what to do in NYC for the holidays.

Best Places to See the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

You’ll be in great company with more than 3.5 million spectators who turn out for this classic NYC holiday event, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. With dancers and cheerleaders, marching bands, and of course the balloons, it’s a festive way to celebrate Thanksgiving and also a great American tradition. Make note of these recommended locations and details for vantage points:

Where to Enjoy NYC’s Festive Storefront Windows and More

NYC holiday windows I Loews Regency New York

If there’s anytime to stop and stare on the sidewalks of NYC, it’s throughout November and December when department stores deck out their storefront windows in elaborate, sparkling and often awe-inspiring decorations for the Christmas and holiday shopping season. Luckily, Loews Regency is in a prime spot, walking distance to the best NYC holiday windows. Exit the hotel’s front doors, take a right on 61st Street, walk two blocks, and take a left on 5th Avenue. Within minutes you’ll be enjoying some of the best windows including Barney’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany & Co., Saks Fifth Avenue and more.

Also this year, Loews Regency’s guests have only an elevator ride to the lobby to enjoy our wide variety of holiday offerings including:

NYC hotels holiday decorations I Loews Regency New York

For more on our winter season offers, including a tickets package for the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes™ presented by Chase, visit our Hotel Special Offers.

Ice Skating Rinks Around Manhattan

Central Park NYC Ice Skating I Loews Regency New York

Bundle up, and head out with the family or for a whimsical date night to one of several outdoor ice skating rinks around New York. Some of the top spots to go include Wollman Rink in Central Park, the Rink at Rockefeller Center, and Bryant Park Rink at Winter Village.