Updated: Jan 27, 2020
It’s no secret that New York City has some of the most scenic and romantic spots for engagements. Especially when it's snowy, you've got a good hot chocolate in hand, walking around snuggled next to your person and that smell of Nuts 4 Nuts lingering in the air.
So let us calm your nerves a bit and give you a little help with choosing your perfect engagement spot. Here are 10 places that are known for those to die for proposals in NYC.
Bow Bridge @ Central Park
Central Park is known to be the most romantic park in the world. The park is smacked down right in the center of the city. Whether it’s covered in leaves or filled with puddles, the best time is in the Winter. Bow Bridge is known for It's views across the lake & of course the view of the city.
Top Of the Rock
Top Of The Rock is famous for its 360-degree view of the city. The Top of The Rock has a three-level observation deck. But the best view is the outside deck which is on the 70th floor. The scenery is gorgeous especially in the winter, looking down on the snow-blanketed buildings surrounding you & your love, it just breathe taking.
Gramercy Park Hotel
Gramercy Park is one of the most stylish and private parks in the city. By private I mean only a few local residents and hotel guests can access it. If you're looking for a sweet & private place, this is the park for you.
PRO TIP: It's open to the public on Christmas eve for caroling. Check park hours.
The High Line
The High Line is considered one of NYC's elevated parks. It roughly stretches 2 miles long and goes from Meatpacking District to Hudson Yards. The park is filled with cool urban secret spots. The High Line has a stunning view of the Hudson River & if you're looking for a good sunset, this is the place to do it.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is beautiful all year round. For nature- lovers this a must-see location, with indoor and outdoor scenery. The Japanese Hill & Pond Garden really is a show stopper in the winter. After a good snowfall, The Japanese Garden has lots of evergreen trees and looks absolutely incredible in pictures.
Janes Carousel provides the most perfect view of the East River, Manhattan skyline & both Brooklyn & Manhattan Bridges. This is without a doubt a Magical & a fun place to be! It brings a whimsical and fun feel into your proposal.
The River Cafe
The River Café is a restaurant located underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. With jaw-dropping views of the NYC skyline & waterfront views, anyone will say "YES"! The food is also top-notch.
Brooklyn Bridge connects the boroughs of Manhattan & Brooklyn over the East River. The bridge is known as a National Historic Landmark. The best time to walk the bridge is at sunrise or sunset for a mind-blowing experience.
The Rink at Rockefeller Center
The Rink at Rockefeller is a huge ice skating rink. It's perfect for a romantic fun day/ night activity. The Rink offers numerous engagement packages which are a plus.
PRO TIP: There's a special package called "Exclusive Ice Time" which means it's just you two on the ice!
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Brooklyn Heights Promenade is a walkway about 1/3 of a mile with benches filling up the sideline. This a great low key place to propose with the city skyline in the back.
Good luck with the proposal! & We are here to help with hair & makeup on the big day!