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Great Central Park Attractions for Student Groups Visiting New York City


Central Park is a must-see when visiting New York City with your student group. To help make the most of your visit to this 843 acre urban oasis,TimeOut has put together a round up of some of the best things to do in Central Park with kids.


The list of favorites from TimeOut's New York Kids Section: The Best Things to do in Central Park, includes...


Belvedere Castle

"Climb the spiral staircase to the top of this miniature castle and you’ll be treated with beautiful views of the Great Lawn, the Ramble, Turtle Pond and the city skyline surrounding Central Park. In fact, Belvedere translates to “beautiful view” in Italian. Built on the highest point in the park..." read more


Wollman Rink

"If you decide to check out this famed rink, be prepared for slow-moving skaters (it’s perfect for newbies and there’s even a skating program for first timers). There won’t be room for speed skating or fancy tricks, but braving the crowds is worth it for the priceless Central Park scenery. The rink also hosts youth skating programs..." read more


Central Park Zoo

"More than a million visitors a year flock here for quality time with some 130 species that inhabit this 6.5–acre corner of Central Park. Don't miss the Allison Maher Stern snow leopard exhibit..." read more


For the full article, read TimeOut's New York Kids Section: The Best Things to do in Central Park


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