Christmas in New York is a magical experience. From ice skating in Rockefeller Center to stunning window displays and a city that is lit from one end to the other with dazzling displays of light and color. It is a city of many cultures, that always seems to have electricity in the air.

Ice Skating in Central Park.

Ice Skating in Central Park.

Yet, during Christmas, the city’s voltage seems to go up a notch. Chartering a private jet for Christmas in New York allows you to arrive hassle free, well rested, and ready to take in the sights, sounds, and magic that New York has to offer at Christmas time. Flying into New York by private jet couldn’t be easier with several nearby airports, including Teterboro Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, Westchester County (HPN) and Long Island (ISP).

These are just a few of the many reasons to visit New York City for Christmas.

Scheduling a Private Jet Charter for New York City Shopping

Fifth Avenue may be the holy grail of shopping for many. If last-minute Christmas shopping is weighing heavily on your mind, this may be one of the first stops you want to make while visiting New York for Christmas. With stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, American Girl Store, and Macy’s, you are sure to find something for most of the people on your list.

Book a private jet charter to go shopping in New York

Book a private jet charter to go shopping in New York

If you are looking for something unique, try shopping in one of the boutique stores in Greenwich Village. Other great places to shop include SoHo and Madison Avenue. Whether you’re in search of couture or something that is fit for the occasion, New York City is sure to help you clear your Christmas list…as they say… in a New York minute.

Plan to See a Holiday Show During Your New York City Visit

One of the most famous shows in the world can be seen in New York City in the weeks leading up to Christmas. It is the world famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes. The family-friendly Christmas event is a family tradition for many local families, but it is also a major draw for tourists.

It is also not the only show in town for Christmas. After all, what Christmas is complete without a viewing of Tchaikovsky’s most famous of ballets, The Nutcracker. The New York City Ballet has its own unique spin in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.

See the City in Lights

From the giant tree in Rockefeller Plaza to the many guided tours of Christmas lights there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the city decorated for the holiday season. Because there are so many different cultures and beliefs represented in a relatively small piece of real estate, it is fascinating to get a glimpse of Christmas traditions from around the world all in the space of one city – sometimes in one city block.

The tree at Rockefeller Center.

The tree at Rockefeller Center.

Other areas that feature captivating decorations and lights to view include:

  • Fifth Avenue
  • South Street Seaport
  • Sixth Avenue
  • The Empire State Building
  • Bronx Terminal
  • Macy’s
  • Bloomingdale’s

From the window displays for the holiday season to the bright lights and big decorations inside and out, these areas rock the spirit of the season so much that you cannot help but get on board too.

Soak up the Culture

Not only do many galleries and museums decorate for Christmas and/or other holidays during the Christmas season, but many of them offer special social events and special viewing opportunities. Some of them, like the Jewish Museum, are open for limited hours on Christmas Day. Throughout the season, though there are other museums you might definitely want to visit such as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, and Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

Call Presidential Aviation today to schedule your private jet charter to New York City for Christmas. We can answer all your questions about private charter jet pricing, help you select the right aircraft to meet your holiday travel needs.