The Most Iconic Christmas Trees in NYC

Christmas is the holiday of all holiday, and a festive season that marks the beginning of a season of family and friends bonding, snow, gifts and a loving spirit. The most spectacular sight of all on Christmas is the seemingly endless array of decorated trees – small and big, fancy and simple, classical or creative, these trees mark the Christmas spirit almost more than anything.

Where will I find the most beautiful Christmas trees in NYC?

You can take a walk, and look around the trees that are peppered around the city, but make sure that you mark yourself a few starting points that are considered a must-see in term of beautiful Christmas trees.

Ready? Here we go!

1. Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Undoubtedly the most iconic Christmas tree of all, this is a classic New York Destination for residents and visitors alike.

The Tree at Rockefeller Center, New York City

The Tree at Rockefeller Center, New York City. by: john St John\Flickr

2. Origami Christmas Tree at AMNH

This splendid paper spectacle is a tradition celebrated for over 30 years in the American Museum of Natural History.

Origami Tree, American Museum of Natural Historyby: Garrett Ziegler\Flickr

3. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tree

The Met will display a Christmas tree covered in 18th century Neapolitan angles and cherubs made out of Baroque Crèche.

4. Christmas tree at Lincoln center

The Lincoln Center Winter’s Eve is another beloved NYC tradition, which marks the beginning of the holiday season. The beautifully lit and decorated tree is a lovely view on the square, and truly puts in heart the Christmas joy.


Christmas time at home. by: Steve McFarland\Flickr

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