30 Apr Big Apple Bachelorette: Unforgettable Ways To Eat, Sightsee & Party In NYC
The city that never sleeps is an ever-popular destination for bachelorettes to party the night away before the big wedding day. When you visit NYC, there are countless options to savor, explore, and appreciate this magnificent city, making it difficult to know what to choose!
Whether you’re an artsy bride, a nature-lover, or a group that just loves to party, NYC has something to please every #BrideTribe. Let’s explore a few fun and creative suggestions to eat, sightsee, and party through NYC on your bachelorette weekend.
Safely Party The Night Away In The City That Never Sleeps
Manhattan is famous for its magnificent rooftop bars, where you can drink with the girls while enjoying the sights of the city. Before you explore the foodie scene, stop at The Press Lounge or Bar 54 for a rooftop lounge experience and a photo op with the stunning NYC skyline.
NYC is known for its legendary drag scene; If you love to party, book a night for your bachelorettes at Lips NYC for an unforgettable interactive night of drinks and an epic world-class drag performance.
Always make sure your bride squad has a safe and reliable way to travel through NYC for your bachelorette weekend! Secure a plan for everyone to have a fun and drama-free weekend by booking a charter bus for your girls’ weekend.
Eat Your Way Through NYC And Explore Cuisine From Around The World
Don’t get so caught up in the shopping the sightseeing that you forget NYC is one of the top foodie capitals of the world! There are countless different cultures that infuse Manhattan with their flavor, especially in the realm of cuisine. Whether you’re looking for an NYC favorite such as pizza or bagels, or a more adventurous culinary experience, you will find it in Manhattan.
Grab an authentic bagel at Russ & Daughters in lower manhattan, or a classic New York Slice at Joe’s Pizza in midtown. Visit Chinatown for an authentic dim sum experience with the girls or take a food tour of Little Italy and taste cannoli, tiramisu, and more.
Relive Your Favorite TV Shows And Movies With A Sightseeing Tour
Are you and your BFFs obsessed with Gossip Girl, Sex and The City, or Friends? NYC is a top filming area and home to the most iconic locations from your favorite TV shows and movies. There are hundreds of sightseeing tours in NYC tailored to your group’s specific interests, and many host private tours for bachelorettes to shop, drink, and hang out in locales from your favorite shows!
Visit World-Class Museums To Explore Your Artistic Side
If you love art and architecture, NYC is home to some of the greatest museums in the world. An artistic bride may consider bringing her friends to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met), the largest art museum in the United States and home to over 2 million paintings, sculptures, and other historical artifacts from around the world.
This is a cost-effective and fun afternoon bachelorette activity, especially for a rainy day. If ancient history and art isn’t your thing, the Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim, and Whitney Museums all house intriguing contemporary offerings.
Stroll Down 5th Avenue To Indulge Your Inner Shopaholic
Get your Carrie Bradshaw on and indulge your inner Shopaholic with the gals! NYC is home to world-renowned shopping, and 5th avenue is arguably one of the most famous shopping destinations in the world.
From the iconic Saks 5th Avenue to the NYC staple Bergdorf Goodman, your bride squad will have fun visiting (or window shopping!) at stunning designer flagship stores like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Prada, and more.
Play In NYC’s Historic Parks To Enjoy Nature’s Beauty
While NYC often conjures up thoughts of skyscrapers and taxi cabs, the 5 boroughs are also home to nearly 1,700 parks and green spaces. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city like a local by taking the girls to a wonderful NYC park.
Central Park is 840 acres of beauty and history right in the center of Manhattan, and a must-see for first-time NYC visitors. After your visit to the Met Museum, grab an ice cream cone from a food cart and enjoy one of the best parts of the city for some much-needed downtime with your girls.
Another wonderful park to visit for your bachelorette is the High Line. After lunch and shopping at the Chelsea Market, walk this old railroad track that has been turned into a beautiful and functional green space while getting a bird’s eye view of some of NYC’s most historic neighborhoods.
See A Broadway Show And Revel In The Lights Of Times Square
The exceptional performing arts scene is one of the top reasons to visit NYC and a lucrative industry that brings in a combined 1.7 billion dollars per year. If you’re a bride with a musical side, consider taking the gals to see a popular Broadway show like Wicked, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, or Chicago.
You can usually get a discount through a booking agent for a large group, or consider hitting up the TKTS booth in Times Square for cheap, last-minute tickets. If theater is not your thing, the lights of Times Square are still a must-see for a group photo op!
There are countless ways to enjoy NYC’s sensational parks, food, entertainment, and cultural offerings! Use these tips as a starting point to create an unforgettable weekend for your #BrideTribe, whether you’re artsy, fashion-forward, or just love to party!