Central Park Walking Tour + Ice Skating Immerse yourself in the grandeur of New York City’s legendary Central Park! Be guided through many of the park’s most significant and timeless highlights, culminating with open-air ice skating at historic Wollman Rink. Central Park Walking Tour Discover the secrets and splendor of New York’s iconic Central Park – the 843-acre landscape masterpiece that has graced the city since it’s opening in 1857. Stroll below the soaring cathedral-like canopy of American elms at The Mall – originally designed to accommodate the width of carriages of the time. Gaze upon the 2.5-acre Strawberry Fields that pay tribute to the late Beatle, John Lennon, and his vision of peace and hope for the world. And learn the significance of the 26-feet high neoclassical sculpture Bethesda Fountain, aka Angel of the Waters. All presented by your entertaining and knowledgeable guide during this thorough 1-hour introduction to Central Park. Ice Skate at Wollman Rink Central Park Ice skating in Central Park is quintessential NYC — a classic winter activity steeped in tradition dating back to 1858 with skating on the lake, and continuing nearly a century later when Wollman Rink opened in 1950. Skate by day and feel the crisp winter air and sunshine on your face. Or conjure up romance with night time skating under the stars and a twinkling backdrop of city lights. Either way, the enchanting winter ambiance as you glide across the ice at Wollman Rink is an experience that should not be missed, whether you’re visiting NYC or are a long-time resident. Rink entrance guaranteed, and ice skate rental is included!