December 29 2021
Best NYC Photo Opportunities this Winter
December 16th, 2019 | Activities
Get your camera ready for the most unique photo ops! Winters in New York are magical, but if you don’t want to trudge around in the snow, we have some suggestions for you. This season, head to any, or all, of these places to capture New York’s most Instagrammable spots this winter.
Decorations at Royalton Park Avenue
We have decked the halls! As a preferred boutique hotel in the heart of Midtown, Royalton Park Avenue is true to its chic essence year-round. This holiday season, check out our festive decorations in the lobby and restaurant. Our talented artist-in-residence, Michael Miller, has added the finishing touches with his exquisite paintings. See them for yourself!
The Shops at Columbus Circle
Stop by The Shops at Columbus Circle to see a dazzling display of winter and seasonal ornaments. Experience the holiday season under the bright stars of this popular holiday market!
Go beyond Columbus Circle and visit the best holiday markets in New York. From the locally-oriented Union Square Market to the popular Winter Village in Bryant Park, any choice will come with holiday cheer, delicious treats and artisan products.
Holiday Window Displays
Spend a winter evening walking along Fifth Avenue and seeing the most beautiful holiday displays in New York. The top department stores include Macy’s Herald Square, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale’s.
Ziggy at Flatiron Plaza
Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind winter shot? Then, head to Flatiron Plaza, between Broadway, Fifth Ave and 23rd Street, to check out Ziggy. This installation was created by Hou de Sousa as part of a holiday design competition. See experiential art this winter at our NYC neighborhood!
New York Botanical Garden
Finish your tour of New York’s best spots for winter photos at the New York Botanical Garden. The annual Holiday Train Show is but a taste of the amazing winter and holiday events that await you. Take part in the Bar Car Nights or stop by for a holiday concert.
No winter experience is complete without a Christmas tree. New York happens to have some of the grandest and most famous trees in the country. Visit the iconic Rockefeller Center tree or our local one at Madison Square Park.