Written by Miriam Herst, originally published on HowHeAsked.com.
Planning to pop the question in the city that never sleeps? On a scale of one to The Notebook, we think it would be pretty romantic, and to give you the scope of your options, we've rounded up some of our favorite New York City proposal ideas.
As every New Yorker will tell you, there's something for absolutely everyone here. Whether you're aiming for big lights and lots of sparkle or you're looking for something quieter and more simple, New York's got you covered.
(Be sure to click on the proposal stories below the images and check out HowHeAsked's vendor guide to find a proposal photographer in New York as well)
There are plenty of rooftop restaurants, lounges and even apartment buildings to propose on. The only thing to rival such a spectacular view is the look on her face when she sees the ring!
Rooftop Proposal in New York City // Photo by Paparazzi Proposals
A Picturesque Proposal in the Park
New York is nothing if not famous for its many breathtaking parks. An afternoon picnic, an evening stroll or a horse-drawn carriage ride are the perfect ruse for an outdoor proposal. Here are a couple of our favorite parks to propose in:
Central Park Marriage Proposal // Photo by Raquel Bianca
Photo by Reena Rose Photography
Photo by Caroline Frost Photography
Go Big or Go Home
Take your lucky girl to one of these classic New York spots for a legendary proposal and a guaranteed round of applause when she says yes.
Top of the Rock
Top of the Rock Marriage Proposal // Photo by Sarah Tew Photography
Brooklyn Bridge Marriage Proposal // Photo by Toni Skotcher Photography
New York Public Library
Photo by Penance Photography
All in all, New York City is truly a magical place to propose. Filled with romance, excitement, and hundreds of things to do, NYC gets a solid A+ in our book.
For more proposal ideas in New York City, here are a few others we've featured on HowHeAsked.com: