Best Things To Do In NYC This Spring (2024)

Why Private Car Is the Best Way to Get into Manhattan?

Why Silver Star?

Private Car Service Manhattan NYFor over three decades, Silver Star has been synonymous with unparalleled ground transportation in the metropolitan area. Our unwavering commitment to safety, exceptional vehicles, and expert staff ensures not just a ride but a comprehensive, full-service transportation solution. With Silver Star, you’ll have peace of mind, from booking to the day of service, with a dedicated single point of contact.

Choose from our extensive fleet of 45+ vehicles and design your own custom transportation solution. All our drivers are carefully screened, and experienced professionals are trained to provide unmatched attention and hospitality. Proudly serving Manhattan, Westchester County, The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Choose from our extensive fleet of 45+ vehicles and design your own custom transportation solution. All our drivers are carefully screened, and experienced professionals are trained to provide unmatched attention and hospitality. Proudly serving Manhattan, Westchester County, The Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Sightseeing Tours & Excursions

Experience the best of New York City, Westchester, the Bronx, Manhattan, and more with Silver Star Transportation. Our tours are entirely customizable and tailored to your preferences. Whether you’re interested in iconic tourist sights, off-the-beaten-path gems, or a blend of both, we’ve got you covered.


  • Custom Itinerary: Together, we’ll create a tailored itinerary based on your interests, whether it’s iconic tourist sights, hidden gems, or a mix of both.
  • Photo Ops: Capture memorable moments at picturesque locations throughout the city.
  • History and Iconic Buildings: Immerse yourself in the rich history and architecture of New York’s most iconic landmarks.
  • Locations of Popular Shows and Movies: Explore the settings of your favorite shows and movies, bringing cinematic magic to life.


Sightseeing Tours And Excursions

Explore the following sights, each offering a unique glimpse into the heart of New York City:

  • Central Park: Take a leisurely stroll through this iconic urban oasis, perfect for relaxation and recreation.
  • 5th Avenue: Drive down this renowned shopping avenue, lined with luxury boutiques and iconic landmarks.
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral: Step inside this architectural marvel, a symbol of faith and beauty.
  • Rockefeller Center: Wander around this cultural hub, home to art, entertainment, and iconic seasonal attractions.
  • Grand Central Terminal: Marvel at the grandeur of this historic transportation hub, a masterpiece of Beaux-Arts architecture.
  • Hudson Yards: Drive through or stop for a photo op at this modern marvel of urban development.
  • Madison Square Park: Capture the Flatiron Building and a view of the Empire State Building from this picturesque park.
  • Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy: Experience the vibrant cultural tapestry of these diverse neighborhoods.
  • World Trade Center and 9/11 Memorial: Pay tribute to the resilience of New York City at this poignant memorial site.
  • Brooklyn Bridge: Hop out for a photo stop and admire the breathtaking views of the city skyline.
  • Statue of Liberty from Shore: Capture a memorable photo of this iconic symbol of freedom from the shoreline.
  • Greenwich Village: Drive through this historic neighborhood known for its bohemian vibe and charming streets.
  • Times Square: Experience the dazzling lights and energy of this iconic crossroads of the world.
  • Meat Packing District: Explore High Line Park and Chelsea Market, vibrant spaces celebrating art, culture, and cuisine.
  • SOHO: Drive through this trendy neighborhood, known for its artistic flair and fashionable boutiques.
  • South Street Seaport / Pier 17: Immerse yourself in the maritime history and waterfront charm of this historic district.
  • Harlem: Drive through and witness the rich cultural heritage and vibrant energy of this iconic neighborhood.

Top things to do in spring in New York Spring 2024

1. See New York's Cherry Blossoms: A Private Car Tour Experience

Spring In New York

Experience the Beauty:

Cherry blossoms in NYC offer a brief but stunning display of nature’s beauty, drawing locals and visitors alike to witness this annual spectacle. Discover the best places to admire these delicate pink flowers, from the Brooklyn Botanical Garden to Central Park and hidden spots across the city.

When to See Them:

Cherry blossoms typically bloom in NYC starting in late March, and their emergence is influenced by the year’s weather conditions. The peak bloom period usually occurs in early to mid-April, but it’s essential to check bloom forecasts for the most accurate timing.

Where to See Them:

Brooklyn Botanical Garden : Explore the Garden’s Cherry Esplanade, home to over 200 cherry trees, including the iconic Yoshino cherry blossoms.

Central Park : Stroll along the pathways of Central Park’s Cherry Hill and the Reservoir for breathtaking views of cherry blossoms against the city skyline.
Hidden Spots Across the City: Discover lesser-known areas and neighborhood parks where cherry trees bloom, providing secluded spots for quiet contemplation amidst nature’s beauty.

Why Choose a Private Car Tour?

Escape the crowds and immerse yourself fully in the cherry blossom experience with a private car tour. Unlike crowded bus tours, our private tours offer personalized attention, comfort, and the freedom to explore at your own pace. Enjoy the flexibility to access hidden spots and lesser-known areas, maximizing your enjoyment of this natural wonder.

2. NYBG Orchid Show

Orchid Show

Experience Art, Fashion and Foliage:

This spring, immerse yourself in the vibrant colors and dramatic shapes of orchids at the New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion. Three up-and-coming designers have created stunning installations inspired by these fashionable flowers, showcasing orchids as avant-garde clothing, regal queens, and even anthropomorphic creatures.

When to Visit:

The Orchid Show: Florals in Fashion runs through April 21 at NYBG in the Bronx.

Why Choose Silver Star?

Beat the crowds and arrive in style with Silver Star Transportation. Our private car service ensures a seamless journey to the Orchid Show, allowing you to immerse yourself fully in the beauty of spring while avoiding the hassle of crowded public transportation.

3. Experience the Delights of Spring: Macy’s Flower Show

Flower Show

Experience the Floral Wonderland:

Revel in the forthcoming warm weather at the annual Macy’s Flower Show. NYC will be budding with blooms all over, but nothing beats roaming the sweet-smelling foliage that suddenly appears at one of the city’s best department stores: Macy’s Herald Square.

When to Visit:

This year’s show, created in partnership with Dior, runs from Sunday, March 24, to Sunday, April 7.

Why Choose a Private Car Tour?

Beat the crowds and maximize your time with a private car tour. Our experienced drivers will take you directly to Macy’s Herald Square, allowing you to beat the crowds and enjoy an early start to your day. With the flexibility to depart at your convenience, you’ll save time for the rest of your trip.

4. Indulge in Culinary Delights: Explore New York's Night Markets!

Culinary Delights

Note: We often recommend the night markets as a great wayto end a busy day of touring, and a private car tour ensures a seamless and comfortable journey. Beat the crowds and enjoy the convenience of direct transportation to each market, allowing you to savor every moment of culinary exploration.

Discover Local Culinary Treasures:

Explore six vibrant night markets popping up around New York City, offering an array of delectable treats and cultural experiences:

Bronx Night Market

  • When: Opens April 6, runs on the first Saturday of the month
  • Where: Fordham Plaza
  • Details: Despite previous announcements, the Bronx Night Market returns for 2024 in a new location. Find it at Fordham Plaza from April 6, running on the first Saturday of each month through October.

Uptown Night Market

  • When: Opens April 11, runs on the second Thursday of the month
  • Where: Harlem
  • Details: Experience a massive foodie fest in Harlem, featuring over 80 food, beverage, and merch vendors showcasing local talents. The event runs monthly into the fall.

Queens Night Market

  • When: Opens April 13, runs every Saturday
  • Where: New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
  • Details: Offering the city’s best eats for just $5-6, the Queens Night Market features a diverse array of vendors. New this year, the event opens at 4pm, includes more vendors, and runs every Saturday through the summer.

Latin Night Market

  • When: Opens April 19, runs on the third Friday of the month
  • Where: Dyckman area
  • Details: Dedicated to the cuisine and culture of the Latin diaspora, this event showcases South and Central American flavors with 50 vendors and festive musical performances.

Brooklyn Night Market

  • When: Opens April 29, runs on the last Monday of the month
  • Where: Industry City
  • Details: Enjoy open-air food and drink festivities in Industry City, featuring over 65 vendors representing cuisines from around the world. The event runs on the last Monday of each month from April to October.

Vegan Night Market

  • When: Opens May 7, runs on the first Tuesday of the month
  • Where: Columbus Circle
  • Details: Returning to Manhattan, the Vegan Night Market offers plant-based delights and live music on the first Tuesday of each month from May to October.

5. Join the Easter Festivities: Create Your Own Hat for the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival!

Easter Festivities

A True New York City Spring Classic!
Create a Hat for the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

Participate in the Tradition:

The Easter Bonnet Parade & Festival is one of the highlights of Easter in NYC. Join the fun and creativity by crafting your own hat to wear during the parade.

What to Expect:

The parade, dating back to the 1870s, is a free tradition where participants gather near St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 10am on Easter Sunday to watch or join the procession up Fifth Avenue. Experience the spectacle of lavishly decorated hats, ranging from the exquisite to the outlandish. Some participants even don period costumes, adding to the festive atmosphere.

How to Participate:

Put on your creative thinking cap and get started on your work of chapeaux art as soon as possible. Whether you prefer an elegant design or something truly over-the-top, let your imagination soar as you prepare to be part of this iconic Easter celebration.

Why Choose a Private Car Tour?

A private car tour offers unparalleled flexibility and customization, making it ideal for mixed-age travel groups. Unlike busy and crowded bus tours, a private car tour allows you to set your own pace, explore hidden gems, and enjoy personalized attention from experienced guides. Whether you’re traveling with family, friends, or colleagues, a private car tour ensures a memorable and hassle-free experience tailored to your preferences.

Ready to explore the best of New York City with Silver Star Transportation?
Contact us today to learn more about our services and get a free estimate for your customized tour.

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Experience the magic of the Big Apple in style and comfort with Silver Star Transportation. Book your private car tour today and embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Manhattan.

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