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The Best Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in New York City

Valentine’s Day is a special occasion where you can wine and dine your significant other and have a wonderful time making new memories for 2018. While this day only comes once a year, many people are unsure about all of the exciting things to do around NYC and end up not making plans at all. Don’t get caught without a plan this year; take a look at our list of top things to do this year.

Take in the Views

Nothing beats gazing out over an incredible view of the city. Take your date to the top of the Empire State Building or One World Trade Center Observatory and take in the breathtaking views of the entire city skyline.

Enjoy a Romantic Meal

Many fine-dining restaurants are featuring specials or prix-fixe meals for Valentine’s Day. Make a reservation at a top spot, such as Eden Local, Erminia Ristorante, The River Café, Gotham Bar and Grill, and so many more! With options available in all price ranges, enjoy a romantic and delicious meal with your significant other at prices you can afford.

Make Your Own Chocolate

Want to try something new? Head on down to the Lower East Side to Tache Artisan Chocolate, a homemade chocolate-making cafe, and make your own sweet treats! Each class is roughly an hour to an hour and a half and includes all the chocolate you make, recipes, and tips in the price. Nothing beats homemade chocolate on Valentine’s Day!

Hop Aboard a Harbor Cruise

Set sail with your significant other on the Bateaux New York. Starting at Chelsea Pier, take a 3-hour cruise along the Hudson and East Rivers, taking in views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines and notorious waterfront landmarks. Your cruise will include an exquisite three-course meal, champagne toast, live music, and a dance floor. Taking your cruise on Valentine’s Day? Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display included with your cruise!

Leave the Driving to GroundLink

There is no better feeling than preparing and organizing a special day and not having to worry about parking, valet or driving after a nice evening. This Valentine’s Day, let GroundLink provide you and your significant other with professional and reliable transportation so both of you can sit back and just enjoy the night together.

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