Park Lane Hotel
36 Central Park South
Euro-elegant 46-story hotel across the street from the southern park entrances. Stunning park views from the Park Room Restaurant. Also on-site: Harry’s New York Bar and Lounge. Rooms from $270.
Tavern on the Green
Central Park West and 67th Street
New look and menu at the legendary eatery across from Sheep Meadow. Serves lunch, dinner, brunch and in-between meals in its indoor and outdoor dining areas. Lunch entrees from $12; dinner entrees from $22.
On Location Tours
The two-hour Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour runs daily at noon, spring through fall. $25. Advance purchase required.
Kerbs Memorial Boathouse
East Side from 72nd to 75th streets
Model sailboat rentals typically from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. $11 per half-hour.
Central Park Zoo
64th Street and Fifth Avenue
Through Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekends and holidays. Closes at 4:30 p.m. during the colder months. Sea lion feedings daily at 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m; penguin feedings at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. $12 for main zoo and Tisch Children’s Zoo. Additional charge for 4-D Theater.