Happy Wednesday y’all! And happy last day of February! How has another month come & gone?!! This year will be up before we know it. I’m not sure how time slips by so quickly. Anyway, I’m back to continue on our adventure around New York City. Today is all about one of the beautiful parks in New York, Bryant Park.
Bryant Park is located in the same block as the New York City Public Library. They are back to back actually. The park is especially beautiful & bustling in the winter months with the Christmas market & ice skating rink. The beautiful Bryant Park Christmas tree is also a real treat!
We enjoyed a sweet little stroll around the park after browsing around the outside of the library. We started by browsing around the sweet little Christmas market. The market had indoor booths for each vendor, making for cozy spots to get warm. The “mini shops” boasted everything from sweet treats to Christmas decor & cards to jewelry & bags, all sorts of fun bits and baubles to browse through.
After strolling around the market, we enjoyed seeing the surrounding buildings, the beautiful carousel, and the famous Bryant Park fountain. Nestled in the middle of the park is a fun ice skating rink set up for the winter framed by a beautiful Christmas tree adorned with lights, ornaments, and a stunning star upon the top.
The ice skating rink was insanely packed, but that is too be expected in the middle of December. Though we skipped ice skating ourselves, the wait here was far shorter than at Rockefeller Center. We also visited mid-day, so I would suspect that arriving earlier in the day would provide a quicker time to get on the rink.
Bryant Park is truly stunning with the dreamy carousel, statues, the beautiful fountain, and more. But visiting in the winter is an extra special treat! Will you add this to your New York itinerary? Thanks for stopping by. I’ll be back Friday with our walk across the Brooklyn Bridge!