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NYC: Guided Central Park Horse Carriage Ride

1. NYC: Guided Central Park Horse Carriage Ride

Explore the Central Park area of New York on a private horse carriage tour and discover its famous sights. See the popular attractions like Wollman Rink, Carousel, Chess and Checker House, The Dairy, and more with a guide. Board a beautiful carriage and pass by the famous Literary Mall, Bethesda Fountain, The Lake, Boat Pond, and Sheep Meadow. Your guide will tell you the history and other interesting facts about the places during the journey. Click memorable pictures during two photo stops at Bethesda Fountain and Cherry Hill, also known as the Friends Fountain. You will also discover the Sheep Meadow, Tavern On The Green, Columbus Circle, Balto Statue, Summer Stage, The Boathouse Restaurant, Bandshell, and other places.  Experience an unforgettable horse-drawn carriage ride and soak in the beauty of Central Park. 

NYC: Central Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride (up to 4 Adults)

2. NYC: Central Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride (up to 4 Adults)

Experience the allure of Central Park as you embark on a horse-drawn carriage ride, passing by a multitude of historical landmarks. This activity is ideal for a romantic promenade or a joyful outing with friends and family. Step into a lavishly decorated carriage, complete with plush seating, and let the clip-clop of the horse's hooves transport you through the park's captivating scenery. With a knowledgeable driver to guide you, prepare to be immersed in the park's rich history. Cruise by the Dairy, a place where New York's children once gathered to obtain fresh milk. Catch a glimpse of the magnificent horses on the carousel and admire the statue of William Shakespeare. Pause at the Bethesda Fountain and the Angel of the Waters sculpture, allowing for memorable photo opportunities before continuing towards Cherry Hill. Surrounded by cherry and gingko trees, Cherry Hill serves as a picturesque location where wealthy 19th-century New Yorkers showcased their elegant buggies. Ascend to the hilltop and discover the Imagine mosaic at Strawberry Fields, paying homage to John Lennon. Clop by the English lawn-bowling court, where you can admire the bronze statue of General William Tecumseh Sherman and the bust of Italian philosopher Giuseppe Mazzini. Take in the breathtaking views of the legendary Tavern on the Green, adding to the charm of your experience. Join us for a captivating horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park, where historical landmarks and natural beauty combine to create an unforgettable adventure. Immerse yourself in the park's ambiance, capture cherished memories, and discover the allure that has captivated visitors for generations.

NYC: Guided Standard Central Park Carriage Ride (4 Adults)

3. NYC: Guided Standard Central Park Carriage Ride (4 Adults)

With this ride, you will get the lucky opportunity to witness many of Central Park's historical landmarks from the comfort of a horse-drawn carriage. This activity is perfect for a romantic promenade or a fun ride with friends and family. The ride takes 40-minutes on a 2.5-mile trail. It has one stop at Cherry Hill/Friends Fountain where you can take some mesmerizing holiday pictures or simply just enjoy the view. During the ride, you will see various landmarks such as The Wollman Rink, Carousel, Chess & Checker House, The Dairy, Plaza Hotel, 5th Avenue/Upper East Side, Literary Mall, Balto Statue, Summer Stage, Boat Pond, The Loeb Boathouse Restaurant, Bethesda Fountain, and much more. The nice park scenery alongside the magnificent views of the city from the park is a must-do during your visit to NYC.

NYC: Central Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride with Photos

4. NYC: Central Park Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride with Photos

Discover the famous Central Park on a horse carriage ride with an experienced coachman. Learn about the history, famous landmarks, movie locations, celebrity residences, and fun facts surrounding Central Park.  Enjoy two photo stops during the tour. Stop at Cherry Hill Fountain for breath-taking photos, and help feed the horses. Then, stop at Strawberry Fields/The Dakota which are forever linked to the life of famed Beatle, John Lennon. See other famous locations such as Wollman Rink, Balto Statue, Loeb Boathouse, Bethesda Fountain, The Bow Bridge, Tavern on the Green, and many more.

Central Park NYC: Horse and Carriage Ride

5. Central Park NYC: Horse and Carriage Ride

Sit back and relax during a horse and carriage ride after the sun goes down in Central Park. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the park at night as you take in iconic sights and avoid the daytime crowds. Your experience will start on Central Park South at the 59th Street and 6th Avenue Park Entrance, at the horse hack line. Follow a route that covers the Southeast corner of Central Park that includes photo stops along the way. Admire iconic sites such as Wollman Rink, The Carousel, The Balto Dog Statue, Summer Stage, The Boat Pond, The Loeb Boat House Restaurant, and Bethesda Terrace & Fountain. You'll also see The Naumburg Bandshell, Cherry Hill, Bow Bridge, and The Dakota/Strawberry Fields and Tavern on the Green Restaurant all under the magic of moonlight.

NYC: Guided Central Park Bike Tour in English or German

6. NYC: Guided Central Park Bike Tour in English or German

Explore Central Park in a unique and fun way with a 2-hour guided bike tour. This trip will take you through the park faster than by foot, thereby giving you more opportunity to see all the sights. With a top-notch guide leading the way, you will not only be shown a comprehensive look of the park, but also given the opportunity for a customized tour that ensures you see all the spots you want to. From Bethesda Fountain to Strawberry Fields to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, you will see it all. Your guide will also lead the group to visit lesser-known sights like Cleopatra's Needle, Sheep Meadow, and the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater.

Manhattan: VIP Private Horse Carriage Ride in Central Park

7. Manhattan: VIP Private Horse Carriage Ride in Central Park

Indulge in the ultimate VIP experience with our Private Horse Carriage Ride in Central Park, New York City. Step into a world of luxury as you embark on a personalized journey through the enchanting landscapes of one of the world's most iconic parks. From the moment you climb aboard our exquisite horse-drawn carriage, you'll be treated to unparalleled comfort and elegance. Our experienced coachman will guide you through Central Park's picturesque trails, sharing fascinating insights and stories along the way. This exclusive private ride allows you to customize your itinerary, ensuring that you visit the park's most enchanting spots and hidden gems. Whether you're seeking a romantic outing, a family adventure, or a special celebration, our VIP Private Horse Carriage Ride promises an unforgettable experience tailored to your preferences. Capture stunning photographs at iconic locations such as Bethesda Terrace, the Bow Bridge, and the stunning Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Immerse yourself in the park's tranquility and marvel at the lush greenery, charming bridges, and serene lakes that define Central Park's allure. Relish the intimacy of this private carriage ride, as you and your loved ones savor the moment together. Our attentive staff will ensure that every detail is taken care of, making this an extraordinary experience that exceeds your expectations. Book your VIP Private Horse Carriage Ride in Central Park today and treat yourself to an exclusive adventure that combines elegance, charm, and the timeless beauty of one of New York City's most treasured landmarks.

New York City: Pedicab Tour Through Central Park

8. New York City: Pedicab Tour Through Central Park

ChatGPT Embark on an immersive one-hour Pedicab Tour through the enchanting landscapes of Central Park, New York City. Sit back and relax in the comfort of our pedicab as we take you on a captivating journey through the park's scenic pathways. During this tour, we make strategic photo stops at various picturesque locations, allowing you to capture the beauty and essence of Central Park. Take a moment to pose against the backdrop of iconic landmarks such as Bethesda Terrace, with its stunning views of the lake and the magnificent architecture of the Bethesda Terrace Tunnel. As we continue, we'll pause at Cherry Hill/Friends Fountain, where you can enjoy the serene ambiance and snap photos amidst the surrounding natural beauty. Capture memories at Strawberry Fields, paying tribute to John Lennon, and soak in the peaceful atmosphere of this special memorial. Throughout the tour, our experienced guides will provide insightful commentary, sharing fascinating stories and historical facts about the park's landmarks, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of Central Park's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Central Park, with its sprawling greenery, charming bridges, and tranquil lakes, as our Pedicab Tour offers a unique and intimate way to explore this iconic destination. Don't miss the opportunity to create lasting memories and capture stunning photographs as you discover the hidden gems of Central Park. Book your one-hour Pedicab Tour today and embark on a delightful adventure through the heart of New York City's most beloved park.

New York City: Central Park Private Pedicab Tour

9. New York City: Central Park Private Pedicab Tour

Choose between a 1-hour or 2-hour tour of Central Park by Pedicab 1-Hour Tour If you would like to get familiar with the basic places of interest in Central Park, take a ride on a 1-hour pedicab tour through New York City's famous park. Visit Strawberry Fields, the Dakota Building, Cherry Hill, the Bethesda Fountain, Bow Bridge, Summer Stage, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on Green, and more. You'll see it all! No matter what season, you will be taken on a dreamlike ride in one of the world’s most celebrated landscapes, filled with authentic New York culture and architectural splendor. Along the way, your guide will inform you about the history and significance of the various sights you pass. 2-Hour Tour (2-hour tours are not possible in winter time because of cold temperatures.) See the sights of New York’s Central Park on a unique 2-hour pedicab tour. Your tour guide will show you the sights of Central Park and tell you about its history as you travel at a leisurely pace. There are 5 stops on the 2-hour tour. Each stop is around 5-7 minutes, where you walk to see the sights up close. Some of the sights you’ll see on your 2-hour pedicab tour include: Strawberry Fields The Dakota Cherry Hill Bethesda Fountain Bow Bridge SummerStage Sheep Meadow Tavern on Green The Reservoir Alice in Wonderland The Great Lawn Delacorte Theater Metropolitan Museum of Art The Obelisk The Boathouse Turtle Pond American Museum of Natural History San Remo Belvedere Castle

NYC: Central Park Bike Tour

10. NYC: Central Park Bike Tour

Discover Central Park, by bike with this affordable bike rental. The beauty of Central Park’s design is whether you have an hour or a full day, starting at 59th Street (Columbus Circle), there are countless attractions like the magical carousel, Alice in Wonderland Sculpture, and Lake (think Stuart Little). The Dairy and Balto statue too and if you have time, stop and play a game at the chess and checker’s house. The famous Bethesda Fountain seen in hundreds of movies, the literary walk with statues of literary giants, and Strawberry Fields are close to one another, and all are just in the lower half of the park and perfectly doable in an hour. Beyond 72nd Street all the way to 110th, there is so much more, and with a little more time, you can make the full five-mile circle! In the warm weather enjoy a carousel ride or picnic in Sheep Meadow and in the winter. A spin around the ice-skating rink. We provide a Central Park map so that you can chart your own path in your own time.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 155 reviews

I can’t think there has been anything that made our family more happy than this! The rates were cheap, our guide, Nikko was so knowledgeable and our horse, Jack was so cute and had the best personality too. We felt like royalty in our private carriage strolling though Central Park. Thank you!

Niko arrived on time and made us very welcome. He was super friendly and very knowledgable - he shared lots of facts about the park and New York as well as his own experiences. Jack was a great horse and full of character. Highly recommend. Was a lovely experience for my birthday.

Idris was our rider, he was exceptional, professional and very knowledgeable. He made our experience more fun and memorable. Thank you!

Nikko was very knowledgeable and helpful, very accommodating. We felt very informed and well taken care of. Highly recommend!!

On time Polite Helpful and informative Would recommend to anyone visiting the area