NYC is a bustling metropolis. It’s always in motion and maybe that’s why, it’s also called the city that never sleeps. In the midst of all this chaos, it’s hard to find quiet places and moments to relax by yourself. Finding solitude comes at a premium here and it’s a luxury you need to work for. That said, the city still has plenty of places and activities visitors can enjoy alone and experience the true charms of NYC. If you’re open to new ideas and spots, such places then are easy to get.
Here’s a list of activities to enjoy alone in NYC:
Experience peace at Central Park
Central Park is an 843-acre of green oasis right in the heart of Manhattan and caters as a welcome retrieve from the bedlam of the urban chaos. Normally the park is busy with hordes of people making lots of noises around but it also has some places where you could experience peace. Once such place is the secluded Shakespeare Garden, a four-acre space with sea of flowers and plants and ample seating lending its picturesque landscape a unique charm.
Get a leisure stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge is an icon you must visit to get hang of the American innovation and engineering excellence of the 19th century. A major tourist attraction, the bridge is an architectural gem where you should definitely take a peaceful stroll and get breath-taking views. While walking across the bridge, you could gaze at the city’s landscape and relish its skyline all by yourself.
Cycle in Prospect Park
Cycling in Prospect Park should be on your to-do list for understand the real meaning of enjoying New York sightseeing alone. You could bike, take in scenic views and get a proper workout in the process. Cycle on the middle lane of Park Drive and enjoy a tree-lined and car-free course along the way.
A trip back in time at Cloisters
The best way to escape the bustling crowds of Manhattan is to take yourself to a place that feels less being in the city. One such place is the Cloisters where visitors can expect to enjoy some of nature, architecture and history together. Resembling a medieval European monastery, the place has lush courtyards for verdant setting and its arches, stone walls and glass windows take you back in time.
Meditation class at Tibet House U. S.
Nothing relaxes and soothes the mind better than mediation. If helps de-clutter the mind and recharge your body completely, particularly when the NYC’s crowds, traffic and noise have gotten to your nerves. To get a mediation class, head to Tibet House U. S. and enjoy yourself completely. An enriching solo sojourn is guaranteed when the instructor guides you or your group.
Enjoy art, calmness and architectural grandeur at the Met
The Met or Metropolitan Museum of Art is a perfect place to enjoy the fusion of art, serenity and architectural grandeur together. The place is an NYC icon and the artworks are staggering and world-renowned. Exhibits, period rooms and architecture are some of major things to do here.