Details: New York’s Christmas gift markets

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Take the train or bus to New York. Amtrak fares start at $49 one way; low-fare buses such as BoltBus and Megabus are typically about $20 one way. Book in advance as seats sell out fast during the holidays. By car, New York is about 225 miles from Washington up Interstate 95.

Where to Stay

70 Park Avenue Hotel

70 Park Ave.

877-707-2752

www.70parkave.com

Kimpton boutique property well situated between Grand Central and Bryant Park offering a holiday package (through Dec. 30) with two free cocktails per night, hot toddies, morning hot chocolate and more. Price is $1 plus the best available rate. Rates from $229 a night.

Where to eat

Many of the holiday markets include food vendors, kiosks and/or cafes, such as Daisy’s Grits at Bryant Park, where items start at $6.45. Grand Central Terminal features a variety of eateries, including Cipriani Dolci (pastas from $19) and the Oyster Bar and Restaurant (sandwiches from $7).

Where to shop

Grand Central Holiday Fair

87 E. 42nd St., Vanderbilt Hall

212-340-2583

www.grandcentralterminal.com

Through Dec. 24. Monday- Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closes at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Holiday Shops at Bryant Park

Sixth Avenue at 42nd Street

212-768-4242

www.theholidayshopsatbryantpark.com

Through Jan. 8. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m, Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Special holiday hours: Christmas Day 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; New Year's Eve 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Union Square Holiday Market

Union Square Park

212 460-1200

www.urbanspacenyc.com/18th-annual-union-square-holiday-market

Until Dec. 24. Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m, Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

Central Park South at Central Park W.est

212-529-9262

www.urbanspacenyc.com/columbus-circle-holiday-market

Daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Dec. 24.

Holiday Gift Shops at St. Bartholomew’s

Park Avenue at E. 50th Street

www.nycstreetfairs.com/sched.html

Daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Dec. 24.

Seaport Holiday Market

South Street Seaport, along Historic Fulton Street to South Street

212-732-8257

www.southstreetseaport.com

Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Dec. 31.

Holiday Shops
at Times Square West

Eighth Avenue between 46th and 47th streets

www.nycstreetfairs.com/sched.html

Daily 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through Dec. 31.

INFORMATION

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