How to Spend Christmas in New York City Like in the Movies
New York City is one of the most filmed locations on the planet, and yet somehow, it manages to live up to the hype.
And when it comes to Christmas movies, from the classics to the contemporary, there's no city that shines like the Big Apple (although Chicago gets an honorable mention for “While You Were Sleeping”). It's no coincidence that millions visit New York City during the holidays — they're lured by the lights, the landmarks, and the intangible magic you can feel amid a fresh snowfall in Central Park.
So how do you enjoy a holiday in the city just like in the movies? You can start by visiting the locations from your favorite Christmas classics.
Here are some of the places you'll find in “Elf,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” “Home Alone 2,” and many more.