"a picnic lunch in Central Park"


Central Park viewed from the Rockefeller Centre
Public DomainCentral Park viewed from the Rockefeller Centre - Credit: Piotr Kruczek


 Central Park is one of New York’s most iconic landmarks, and the most visited urban park in the USA. Covering a total 843 acres in the centre of Manhattan, it is 2.5 miles long and 0.5 miles wide. It features lakes, reservoirs and a zoo, is bordered by some of the city’s major hotels and museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Guggenheim Museum, stages outdoor summer concerts and other events, and is visited by some 25 million visitors every year.