NYC offers more green spaces than tourists can imagine. Secluded serene picnic spots dot the landscape in each of the five boroughs. So whether you’re on a first date or spending alone time with your sweetheart, there’s no better place for romance than the Big Apple. Imagine strolling hand-in-hand in a beautiful park with a backdrop of the city skyline, or sitting in a fairy tale garden or riding in a horse-drawn carriage. There are so many romantic, private spots you’ll have a hard time deciding on which one to choose. And if you’re looking for a place to pop the question, include one of these idyllic parks in your New York City tour!
Here’s a list of places in NYC for a romantic picnic:
Whisper sweet nothings for hours on a bench along the East River or indulge in panoramic views on the central Great Lawn. Some great restaurants are available nearby so fill your picnic basket and take your sweetie pie here for romantic strolls along the many trails.
Clove Lakes Park
This beautiful park on Staten Island is a must visit for those looking for a waterfront spot. Romance can be found under a cherry tree with a picnic lunch or while rowing a boat. Clove Park has become the destination for FREE outdoor musical performances. Check out Summer Stage in Staten Island and find big name entertainment.
East River State Park
Head to this charming Williamsburg park in Brooklyn, enjoyed by locals, for a picnic and stunning views of Manhattan’s skyline. River, wide open green spaces and blue skies with picnic tables and barbecue grills make this an ideal setting to spend an afternoon with a sweetheart. The park closes at dusk and there is little shade, so come prepared for … Read More ...