So, you are traveling to New York for the holidays this year. What do you do first? Maybe go to Times Square, shop downtown or sit down and have a nice meal at one of the many historic restaurants in town. One thing to check out during this time of year is none other than the Rockefeller Center! Shop, eat, skate and enjoy the iconic holiday spot if you are going to be in the city this year.
Here are some fun facts about the famous center:
John D. Rockefeller Jr opened the Rockefeller Center in May of 1933. The construction was happening during the worst part of the Great Depression. But the artistic landmark gave 40,000 people jobs during this time. Ever since it has been a popular spot and a must-see during the holiday season.
If you visit Rockefeller Center, ice skating is a must! The rink has been a tradition since 1936 and is a known landmark today.
Enjoy the high-end shopping scene and find the perfect gift for a loved one. Some shops include Coach, Anthropologie, J. Crew and even Lego. Explore all your options here.
If you are looking for dinner and a show you can experience some of the delicious restaurants in Rockefeller Center. In the Rainbow Room enjoy exquisite service, food and shows. There are a variety of restaurants from The Sea Grill and Yummy Sushi to Subway and Starbucks.
Radio City Christmas Spectacular is an extravagant Christmas show at Radio City Music Hall. Watch the talented Rockettes dance on stage and see multiple Christmas themed theater performances!
SuperShuttle to your show- The extraordinary theater performance will be a site to see. Make sure you arrive safely to and from the show. SuperShuttle or ExecuCar can pick you up at your hotel and get you to Radio City Music Hall in time to watch the magical performances.