Top Fall Manhattan Attractions in NYC
Discover Autumn in the Upper West Side at The Belnord
Don't miss out on the opportunity to watch the leaves change colors in New York City. Fall in NYC transforms into a magnificent source of art, culture, and history while representing the Upper West Side, one of the most historical and sought-after districts. Whether you're looking for a nature walk to bird-watch, explore public art from new artists, or watch unforgettable jazz and dance performances, autumn in New York City offers it all. Plan your stay with The Belnord, ideally situated on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, where you’ll enjoy premier access to some of the best things to do in fall in NYC.
We're happy to share our favorite things to do throughout the city during your stay, including:
- Take advantage of being centrally-located to Central Park and witness up close the beauty of fall foliage in NYC. With picturesque views of the leaves glowing in red, orange and purples shades, Central Park in autumn is truly breathtaking. Enjoy one of the many walking tours offered – from Arts and Architecture to Hidden Secrets tours – and learn fun facts about the park’s history, take gorgeous photos at Bow Bridge, and discover unique tree species, including Red Maple, Bald Cypress and American Elm.
- The Broadway Malls in the Upper West Side, located between 70th to 110th streets, brings world-class public art shows to communities along Broadway with a mission is to beautify and maintain the neighborhoods. Locals and travelers alike can enjoy the blooming of tulip bulbs, yearly exhibits of public art and historical walking tours that explain how NYC's most desirable neighborhood came to be.
The Upper West Side’s vibrant performing arts scene starts at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. With fall 2016 around the corner, plan to see these upcoming shows and performances:
- This September's season-opening concert, Handful of Keys, features the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and some of today's top pianists who will perform compositions by piano masterminds like Jelly Roll Morton, Bill Evans, and Thelonious Monk.
Thursday to Saturday, September 22 to 24, 8pm
- Looking for a night of jazz? Celebrate the life and 90th birthday of legend, saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master, Jimmy Heath. Watch an intimate performance in The Appel Room and radio icon and host Gary Walker and Heath discuss music, stories, and images from Heath's life.
Friday & Saturday, October 21, 22 7pm & 9:30pm
- Enjoy fall, family fun by answering the question, Who is Count Basie? The event at the Rose Theater welcomes kids of all ages and jazz fans to teach families about William “Count” Basie’s 25-year-old music career. Saturday, November 5, 1pm & 3pm