55. Celebrate Christmas in New York

Ranked #55 in our countdown of ‘100 Ultimate Travel Experiences of a Lifetime’.


New York is an amazing city to visit at any time of the year and for myriad reasons (nominations for this year’s 100 included mention of Broadway shows, shopping and running the New York City marathon), but Christmas in New York apparently holds its own unique appeal.

It can get bitterly cold in these parts at this time of year, but all the resulting snow endows the metropolis with a fairytale feel that can be indulged in pursuits such as ice skating or snowman building in Central Park, viewing the gigantic Christmas tree in Rockefeller Plaza with its 30,000 twinkling lights or pressing your nose up against the glass to see the Bloomingdales holiday window displays.


It’s the prettiest place on Earth at Christmas time.”

– Sally Webb


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