New York

5 Can’t-Miss NYC Attractions

With the plethora of attractions in New York City, it can be hard to decide what’s the most essential to visit. Take a walk in Central Park, gaze upon gorgeous art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and witness the city from up high. You can do all of that and more when you plan a vacation in NYC. The team at Elite Destinations has compiled a list of the best NYC attractions for your convenience. Check it out and start planning your trip to “The City That Never Sleeps” today!  1. Statue of Liberty America's most iconic sight, the Statue of Liberty should be at the top of every first-time visitor's list of things to do in New York. You can see the statue from land, with particularly good views from Battery Park, on the southern tip of Manhattan. If you want to truly appreciate the Statue of Liberty, the best thing to do is to take a short boat trip to Liberty Island and see it up close. 2. Central Park This attraction is meant to be enjoyed on a nice day.   Take a stroll through The Ramble, pay tribute at Strawberry Fields, and picnic in Sheep’s [...]

The Best Adventure Vacations in the US

Spring is just around the corner, signifying it’s finally time to start planning your next adventure vacation to one of North America’s best outdoor playgrounds. It’s not easy to find the best adventure vacations in the US, mainly because there are thousands of possibilities! In an effort to help our guests stay fit and healthy this year, Elite Destination Homes has compiled five unique adventure-based destinations located throughout this diverse country, ranging from Hawaii’s Kohala Coast to New York City’s Central Park.

Experience New York’s Leading Destination Home

New York City is a vibrant and welcoming destination to visit year-round. You’ll want to spend warmer days traversing the greenery of Central Park, venturing to the cutting-edge lower east side to see what’s new or strolling to a relaxing bistro in the upper west side. On cooler days you might think about revamping your wardrobe at the Shops at Columbus Circle, enjoying a Broadway show or pampering yourself at a spa.  There is truly everything here in NY to do when you vacation at Central Park Place. Elite Destination Homes is here to make your vacation to the Big Apple worth every penny. Location, Location, Location You hear it all the time, location is everything in New York, and when you stay at One Central Park, you will have the finest.  Located in the Trump International Hotel on the corner of Central Park Place and Columbus Circle you’ll find your New York vacation home base.  Here in the heart of Manhattan - the most densely populated of NYC’s five boroughs - and adjacent to Central Park, this magnificent structure provides every comfort and convenience. It’s truly an unbeatable location for a vacation getaway in New York. You’ll discover your [...]

Yoga On the Road: Barcelona, Paris & NYC

By Bill Bisanz | Paris, New York On a recent trip to three of my all-time favorite places I practiced yoga…everywhere. Normally my trips, whether for work or pleasure (this was both), are a departure from my normal routine. For sure travel is meant to be a break from the ordinary but why miss out on the extraordinary parts of the ordinary just because we’re on the road. With this in mind I set out to maintain some of the same practices that help me feel happy and balanced when I’m at home in St. Paul, e.g., yoga, exercise, meditation and food. Yoga was the easiest of these to integrate into the jam-packed days of big-city travel and exploration. Waking up at 6 or 7 and going to bed at mid-night or later and in between meandering around these magnificent urban cathedrals, yoga is a great way to stay balanced while integrating so many new experiences. In Barcelona, I practiced yoga in two studios – Yoga Studio Barcelona (www.yogastudio.es) and Happy Yoga (www.happyyoga.com) both located adjacent to the Placa Universitat about a five minute walk from Placa Catalunya. I would very much recommend both of these studios. For those of [...]

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