In a city with unlimited options and in a neighborhood right in the middle of it all, it’s hard to plan your itinerary. Midtown Manhattan, the true epicenter of business, culture, food, and nightlife on the island, can feel intimidating for those stopping through.
But there’s another way to rediscover what makes Midtown Manhattan as a neighborhood so unique. The key to seeing New York City beyond the guidebook and through the eyes of a local? Find the right experts to unlock new and surprising recommendations.
When travel vlogger Gareth Leonard was staying overnight at the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel, he relied on the Renaissance Navigator to point him in the right direction. Think of the Navigator as a hipper spin on a concierge program — someone who’s in the know on the latest, up and coming city spots instead of just the go-to guidebook takes. With the help of his Navigator, Leonard set out for a new experience in the neighborhood he thought he knew so well.
Where did Leonard’s Navigator recommendations take him? Watch the video to find out and read on for even more hidden Midtown gems. The pathway to new experiences and unexpected adventures start at your hotel’s doorsteps.