In Manhattan, Chelsea is a district known for its lively and trendy atmosphere-so what better way to ring in the end of Summer than a day spent here? The well-known spots such as the High Line and Chelsea market are fun, but there are ample hidden treasures worth exploring. Here’s your guide to a perfect day in Chelsea!
Start your day off right with a special breakfast or brunch. Whatever you’re craving, these three places will be sure to hit the spot!
If you’re looking for a healthy, sit-down breakfast, Cook Shop over on 10th ave is the perfect place. Their delicious, seasonal, breakfast menu includes cool cocktails and vibrant breakfast bowls like this one pictured above.
Want something a little more casual? BEC is known for their tasty breakfast sandwiches that are awesome for a quick yet filling bite!
Sullivan Street Bakery
This place is known for their relaxing atmosphere-as well as their savory sandwiches! But if you’re craving sweet, this is the bakery to go to: treats include olive oil cake, Italian doughnuts and stand-out espresso’s.
After fueling up, it’s time to explore. From unique galleries to picturesque parks, here are a few places to spend some time in:
David Zwirner Gallery
The David Zwirner Gallery is filled with minimalist yet eye-catching exhibits. This gallery has featured established artists such as Jeff Koons, but also includes work from up-and-coming talent.
Catch a summer flick in the exquisite Cinepolis theatre. Featuring comfy chairs and gourmet snacks, this place gives you the ultimate movie-going experience.
Museum at FIT
Get started on some Fall/Winter fashion inspiration at Museum at FIT. Keep your eyes open for the upcoming exhibit, Expedition, that features fashion for extreme weather starting September 5th.
Hudson River Park
Spend the day lounging across the stunning views of the Hudson river. Or, go for a run and burn off breakfast! Either way you’ll be sure to find a way to relax in this pleasant park.
Here are some ways to close a day of exploring what Chelsea has to offer!
Head out for a sail around Manhattan on the Schooner America 2.0! Book your tickets and enjoy all the beautiful views on this stunning 3600 sq ft boat (with complimentary refreshments).
Atlantic Theatre Company
Catch a show at the Atlantic Theatre Company. Known for their unique productions, this is the place to be for a night of thoughtful theatre. Check out Simon Stephens show On the Shore of the Wide World, running August 23rd-October 8th!
The High Line Ballroom
You may have walked on Chelsea’s famous High Line, but have you stepped inside the High Line Ballroom? This incredible venue hosts live music, parties and more. A way to end your evening on a high note!