25 NYC Tourist Activities That Are Actually Cool

Ice Skating in Central Park

Neighborhood: Upper East Side
Address: 830 5th Ave.
Website: wollmanskatingrink.com

The Trump-Wollman Rink has been a Central Park staple for over 60 years. The surreal fact of an open-air skating pond inside the tranquility of the park, the cityscape looming around the edges, provides a classic holiday backdrop. Even the most jaded girlfriend will appreciate the gesture. And bonus: It's not nearly as crowded as Rockefeller Center's tourist-clogged rink.

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