It is no surprise that countless romantic movies use the Big Apple as their backdrop as there’s nothing quite like New York City. That’s why it isn’t surprising when couples fly out to New York for a romantic getaway. However, most of these couples all experience the same problem. That is, what do we do in a city that has pretty much everything? Worry not as we’ve got you covered. After checking in in your hotel, drop by these spots to get the most out of your vacation.
Admire Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
There are few things in life that can compare to experiencing the best collection of art with the person you love. A visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see its massive art collection will surely make your trip one to be remembered. Take in works from artists such as Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Johannes Vermeer, and many more, as the museum is packed with art from different centuries and renowned artists.
Poker Night at Resorts World – New York
Now, if you’re looking for something more exciting, why not drop by Resorts World for a riveting game of poker? But be warned, first-timers may feel a little lost. The game tends to get a little confusing for beginners. partypoker’s Glossary points out how the game’s unique lingo is one of the key things you need to get up to speed with before playing. What’s the difference between an ace-high and aces up? An entry fee and an entry stake? Be sure to read up before hitting the casino floor for a game or two. A night out at the casino is a nice and exciting change of pace that any romantic getaway needs, as it adds a little thrill to your trip. Picture a thrilling poker game with your partner, all while basking in the luxurious ambiance of Resorts World. And let’s not forget the research you can do together beforehand.
Steak Dinner at the Peter Luger Steakhouse
If you’re going to have a romantic dinner in New York, it might as well be Peter Luger Steakhouse. While it’s hard to go wrong with any of the steakhouses in NYC, Peter Luger is quite the institution. First opened in 1887, you’d be hard-pressed to find another restaurant as storied as this one. Be sure to try out their dry-aged porterhouse and any of their classic steakhouse sides. A perfect compliment to your romantic getaway in New York.
Enjoy the View at the Rockefeller Center
Alright, so we know you were expecting to see the Empire State Building on this list. Well, we’ve got news for you! There’s another building that offers one of the best sights of the New York City skyline. Head down to the Rockefeller Center and make your way to the Top of the Rock, or the Rockefeller Center’s observation deck. This spot will give you and your partner the best view of the skyscrapers along Midtown Manhattan, including the Empire State Building. Have a magical and night here and thank us later.
*Header image credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art