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Grab Tickets Now to Experience the Best of the Central Park Horse Show

08.3.16 | World Events

Brooklyn bridgeFall will be here before we know it and with it comes one of the most highly anticipated equestrian events of the year: the Rolex Central Park Horse Show. This world-renowned event will return to New York September 21-25 and feature some of the best equestrian competitors in the world.

The event kicks off with majestic Arabian horses for the U.S. Open Arabian Horse Show. The following four days of stunning events include show jumping, dressage, and hunter competitions, and a fun and informative family day. Some of the world’s top show jumpers will compete, with competitions also for junior and amateur jumpers. Tickets are on sale now!

But the fun shouldn’t start and end with the horse show! At Journeys, we offer experiences that are sure to delight foodies, equestrians, and adventurers alike. When you travel with us, a personal concierge curates your own personalized excursions, whether your preference is a private party in a rooftop garden, a relaxing massage, or an aerial tour of lower Manhattan in a private helicopter. It is entirely possible to pull together any variation of adventure and retreat, with a custom itinerary that’s prepared just for you.

The SurreyLuxury Accommodations

The iconic Surrey has been graced by discerning guests and celebrities since its inception in 1926. The likes of JFK, Bette Davis, and Claudette Colbert have all dined at the famous Cafe Boulud and luxuriated at Cornelia Spa, enjoying the perfect combination of luxury and discretion. Historically, the Surrey has offered an intimate, well-appointed retreat within walking distance to the heartbeat of New York City.

Exciting Excursions

Consider incorporating these activities into your itinerary:

  • Lower Manhattan From Above: This scenic and architectural tour by private helicopter is sure to excite any thrill-seeker or adventure-lover. Experience the skyline from a unique perspective, with remarkable views of the New York skyline and Central Park.
  • Brooklyn Bike and Foodie Excursion: This private bicycling journey is guided by a local expert who will show you the sights, sounds, and tastes of Manhattan’s finest restaurants, trendiest cafes, hippest artist studios, and most breathtaking skyline views, culminating in a tasting at Brooklyn’s premier chocolate factory.
  • Chelsea Art Insider: Meet local artists, schmooze with top art collectors, and visit the leading art galleries in NYC, all with a former curator of Christie’s as your guide.

Journeys’ Central Park Horse Show packages include an all-inclusive, 4-night stay at The Surrey with a customized itinerary, as well as daily concierge service that provides access to NYC’s top restaurants, bars, and clubs. A delicious, daily breakfast is also included, and of course, round trip transfers from the major airports (JFK, EWR, or LGA) to The Surrey in a luxury SUV. Contact us to start planning your stay during this not-to-miss event!

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