As the summer sun cools, the Big Apple welcomes travelers looking to explore the rich history, high-end shopping, and one of kind experiences only such an iconic destination can provide. From uptown to downtown, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park and The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park have created seasonal programs personalized for each family to celebrate the changing of the season together.
Explore the colorful foliage of the nation’s first public park with a customized Central Park scavenger hunt curated by the concierge team of The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. Created specifically for families, guests of all ages will make this landmark their very own backyard adventuring through the endless grounds and hidden gems created 159 years ago. Families may also receive complimentary tickets to the Central Park Carousel for those looking for something a little more relaxed.
Create a photo-worthy, quintessential New York City by joining a Lady or Gentleman of the hotel for a white gloved feeding of the Central Park carriage horses at noon daily followed by a ride with Ritz-Carlton blankets and hot chocolate. Catering to every type of traveler, additional opportunities to explore the park are available including picnic baskets curated by Executive Chef Mark Arnao for the perfect family lunch through October. With an unrivaled Central Park South location, the luxury hotel is able to provide guests with unsurpassed access to this landmark.
For those looking to explore the history of a New York’s oldest neighborhood just further downtown, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park is pampering its younger guests this fall with everything from an indoor campout experience to the ultimate bath time. Guests who stay in the Statue of Liberty View suites with children ages three to eight can delight in an evening of adventure, sleeping in a tent for two with camping essentials including two custom sleeping bags, the “L is for Liberty” children’s book and an indoor lantern. Campers can share stories by the fire, using toy campfire logs that glow while savoring a chocolate camping dessert.
After a day of exploring Ellis Island or the many museums of Lower Manhattan, young guests can clean up with a Rub-A-Dub-Dub Bath experience. The soothing and relaxing bubble bath is drawn by the hotel’s bath butler, and filled with rubber ducks, followed by chocolate milk to enjoy before bedtime.
With a deep knowledge of all New York City attractions, the concierge team will work to create customized itineraries for guests to enjoy the fall foliage of beautiful Battery Park and explore quintessential sites of downtown Manhattan.
Explore New York like a local with a home away from home with The Ritz-Carlton this fall from uptown to downtown.