New York City - Upper West Side & Central Park (Chapter)
This is the Upper West Side & Central Park chapter from Lonely Planet’s New York City guide.
New York’s antidote to the endless stretches of concrete, Central Park is a verdant escape from honking horns and sunless sidewalks. Lining the park with inspired residential towers, the Upper West Side is home to Lincoln Center.
- wallow in the operatic trials of Rigoletto, Carmen and Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House
- escape the city’s frantic urban madness in one of the world’s most famous green zones: Central Park
- walk among the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History
- restaurants and bars
Coverage includes: Neighborhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.
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