The history of the Central Park, New York City is quite interesting as it was one of the first landscaped public parks of the United States and the terrain for the park was bought in the year 1853. Then thousands of trees were planted and many infrastructural changes were made to convert this large swampy area into a park.
The Central Park in New York City has a host of activities for its visitors which range from cultural programs, concerts, educational tours to seasonal activities. The Shakespeare in the Park is a unique show which showcases the works of the renowned author. There is a Summerstage program, New York Opera performances, musical programs by Elton John, Paul Simpson and other renowned singers.
In winters, one can enjoy skating at the Wollman ice-skating rink of the Central Park, New York. One can watch the stars, enjoy music and enjoy gliding at the ice rink.