Things to Do in NYC on a Rainy, Snowy, Blazing-Hot or Numbingly Cold Day

February 1, 2019

They say New York City's got it all. Unfortunately, that includes the occasional spell of uncooperative weather. But staying sheltered from the elements doesn't have to mean staring at your hotel room's walls or sitting on your couch. We've got ideas aplenty on how to take advantage of NYC culture, recreation and food while keeping dry on a rainy or snowy day—or staying cool during hot spell. For our quick list, read on.

Golf at Chelsea Piers

Hit a Bucket of Golf Balls at Chelsea Piers

The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers features a multi-tiered, year-round outdoor driving range whose 52 hitting stalls are heated and weather protected. Fore!

Heck, Just Go to Chelsea Piers

In addition to the Golf Club, Chelsea Piers offers a variety of drop-in activities that don't require membership—ice-skating and bowling among them.

Go Rock Climbing

Reasonably priced day passes are offered in Manhattan at Steep Rock Bouldering and Chelsea Piers, and in Queens at The Cliffs at LIC. In Brooklyn, beginner classes are available most days at Brooklyn Boulders.


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