This peaceful oasis hits its fairytale peak in spring, for the Sakura Matsuri festival, during which more than 70 trees blossom along the Cherry Esplanade. But at any time of year you'll find some real beauty spots, from the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden to the super romantic Rose Garden.
New York certainly doesn't lack for gorgeous places to wine and dine—just take a peek at our roundups of romantic restaurants and romantic bars for the most delicious examples. And you don't need to be a big spender to see Gotham at her finest, as our best cheap dates list proves. But you know what's really romantic? NYC's really beautiful, simple treasures. We've mixed classic attractions with lesser-known delights that should set your heart aflutter.