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Things to do in NYC this holiday season!

Everybody knows NYC is just MAGICAL during the holidays. If you’re going to be in the city over the holidays as a tourist or just as a New Yorker, we have quite a few recommendations for this upcoming holiday season:


Experience NYC from above with a helicopter tour!

Traditional NYC tours on foot? Getting yelled at by cab drivers while knee deep in an ice puddle?  Battling crowds and frigid temperatures? We have a better idea. Experience NYC in the most iconic, unforgettable way this holiday season – from above. Learn more about our helicopter tours and the holiday deals you can steal this winter here.

New York City Skyline

Rockefeller Center Ice Skating

Come one, come all – The Rink at Rockefeller Center is open for the season! Whether you’re a seasoned skater or just looking for some holiday fun, ice skating at Rockefeller is sure to be a romantic, magical time for all. BONUS: You’ll get to catch up-close views of the world-famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree while you’re there! Learn more here.


Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

Now that you’ve stocked up on HeliNY helicopter tour gift-certificates, you’re probably ready to fill up on stocking stuffers! Visit the Winter Village at Bryant Park for all of your unique holiday gift needs.  Learn more here.

bryant park winter village

Take a ride on the vintage NYC subway!

Obsessed with everything vintage and want to have the ultimate NYC subway experience? Check out this year’s Holiday Nostalgia Rides schedule here.


Catch The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center

A true holiday classic, the Nutcracker is a must see this winter – especially while you’re in the theatre hub of the world. Catch a showing at Lincoln Center up until December 30th! Learn more here.


Holiday Winter Displays

During the holidays, New York City is filled to the brim with shops and department stores featuring ornate window displays. Visit stores like Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Henri Bendel, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co for a fun and affordable holiday getaway.

Photo by Luciana Golcman
Photo by Luciana Golcman

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Enjoy the Holidays!

-The HeliNY Team