Springtime in NYC
I am slowly realizing that spring is my favorite time of the year! There are so many cool things to do/see in the spring especially when you live in such an amazing city. Below are some of my favorite things to do in New York when the weather is nice!
GO FOR A WALK
It might seem silly, but one of the greatest things about New York City is going out to explore by foot! No destination, no route, no time constraints – just you and the New York streets (and 8 million city dwellers). In a city like NYC, there’s a lot of different things to experience, most of which you can do for free. Walk a few times up and down Broadway and you will experience new things each time! I’ve lived at Juilliard for 8 months now and I still find new things right outside our front door. You’ll never run out of things to see! (You could live here your whole life and never run out!)
WATCH THE SUNRISE
One of the things you’ll learn to appreciate as a first year Juilliard student is THE VIEW from the dorms. I have to remind myself every day not to take this amazing place for granted! Another great thing about New York City in the spring is getting to watch the sun come up! When the sky is clear in the morning, it is a beautiful time to watch the day begin! A great thing about the warm months is that you can watch the sunrise from street level if you’d like!
VISIT A NEW YORK CITY PARK
Central Park, Riverside Park, Washington Square Park – there are so many parks in New York (many of which are right around the corner). Central Park is only one long block from the center of Juilliard so it’s important that you get out and see the park, especially in the spring! If you’re from a city with grass, you will miss seeing green when you arrive in New York City, so visiting parks are a great way to get in touch with nature!
Happy Spring! Have a great week! Finish out the end of your semester strong!
One a side note: If you have not decided where you are going to college in the fall, I wish you all the best in making this decision! If you have (especially if you’re coming to Juilliard) CONGRATULATIONS!