Take your time seeing Central Park

by | May 17, 2017 | Travel and Tourism

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If you ever want to see anything in detail, it means taking your time. You would not want to rush through a visit to the Louvre in Paris nor would you want to rush through a visit to Central Park in New York. A walking tour of Central Park gives you the time you need to really take in and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the fabulous place.

Central Park is huge, it covers 3.5 square miles, it starts at Central Park North and runs down to Columbus Circle in the South and between Central park West and Fifth Avenue in the other direction. Th Park is a delight, it is a place where you can stroll over meadows, wander through forests and see monuments and fabulous architecture. There is so much to see in the park that most people who want to enjoy a walking tour of Central Park will decide in advance what is most important to them and then arrange a tour to suit. The park will always be there, it isn’t a problem to leave some part of it behind to enjoy on your next visit to the city.

A few must see sights in Central park:

During a walking tour of Central park you will see and learn about things you have heard about all your life; Central Park Zoo, The Mall, Strawberry Fields, Belvedere Castel and more.

  • Central Park Zoo is a definite “must see,” it features animals from around the world. If possible, try to time your walk with feeding times and if you have children, they will love to interact with domestic animals in the children’s zoo.

  • For walkers, nothing is better than The Mall. The Mall is lined by magnificent elm trees and flanked by benches where you can sit and watch the world go by. The Mall is a favorite spot in New York for street performers,

  • Strawberry Fields is located right across from The Dakota Residence where John Lennon lived and died. It is usually decked with floral tributes from devoted fans of this great contributor to 20th century music.

These are only three of the highlights that you can see and enjoy when you take a walking tour of Central park. For more information visit Central Park Sightseeing.