What to Do
While NRF 2020 Vision will bring you to New York in the first place, the city offers an endless range of possibilities and experiences for you to fill up your free time. We compiled a short list of the best things to do throughout your stay, so you can make the most out of your time in the city this January.
Here are three things to do within walking distance of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, perfect for short breaks during the day.
- The High Line
At 30th Street and 10th Avenue—just around the corner from the convention center—is an access point to The High Line. Take a stroll along the historic rail line public park, and enjoy plenty of nature, art, and design along the way.
- Times Square + Broadway Show
Arguably one of the most notable hubs in New York City is Times Square, which attracts visitors across the globe every day for everything from Broadway shows to the New Year’s Eve ball drop. This January, you can get tickets to must-see productions such as Wicked or The Lion King, classic to New York’s vibrant theater culture.
- Bryant Park
On a nice day, be sure to take a stroll through Bryant Park where you can go ice skating, play ping pong, or admire the incredible architecture and history of the New York Public Library, located at the far end of the park.
New York culture extends far beyond the Javits Convention Center, with things to do on every street corner. Here are three things to do for when you have a bit more time to catch a cab or the subway.
- Central Park
Spanning about 50 blocks of New York City, Central Park welcomes millions of visitors every year. After a walk through the park, visit the Metropolitan Museum of Arts, which is just across the street on 5th Avenue and holds many art marvels, both historic and modern.
- Rockefeller Center
Experience the world-renowned Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center, which is under a five-minute walk from 47th-50th Streets – Rockefeller Station. The holiday season may be over, but the Rockefeller Tree stays lit through January 17th and is a must-see for locals and tourists, alike.
- Brooklyn Bridge
Take the subway from the Javits Center to Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall Station and walk straight to the historical bridge which connects Manhattan to Brooklyn. Once you’re across, the Brooklyn Bridge Park offers a beautiful setting for unparalleled views of the city.
Whether you’re a first-time or frequent visitor to New York City, there is always more to experience outside of the convention center. When you return, make sure to stop by ZineOne’s booth, #963, to learn more about our AI-powered Intelligent Customer Engagement (ICE) platform that enables highly personalized interactions for every customer.