by Miriam Bribiesca
Ever wondered what it would be like to be a child of a Tycoon? Us too! And it seems like our question has been answered with the hit T.V. show “Succession.”
This series follows the Roy family, a wealthy and complicated clan that controls a massive media empire. The series has captivated audiences with its complex characters and gripping plot, all set against the backdrop of the glamorous world of the super-rich in NYC and beyond.
And while many of us don’t come from a family of multi-millionaires, there is still a chance for us fans to visit some of the locations featured in “Succession” on a budget.
So let’s explore four specific locations in New York City that have played prominent roles in the show and will leave you feeling like a part of the Roys’ elite circle.
Starting with our favorite and the golden jewel of NY, Central Park is a recurring location both in this show and many others. Often featured as the Roy family’s favorite place to go jogging, this 840 acre park has so much in store it would require a completely separate guide.
Right out of the bat, a visit to Central Park can offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, with winding pathways and picturesque scenery. We promise it will be selfie galore! So take a stroll through the park and visit iconic landmarks such as the Bethesda Fountain or the scenic Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. AND If you’re feeling adventurous, consider renting a bike or having a picnic with friends because the best way to enjoy NY is living it like the locals would.
The Pierre Hotel
Located at 2 East 61st Street in Manhattan, the Pierre Hotel serves as the fictional Roy family’s New York City residence. With its luxurious accommodations and exquisite dining options, a lunch or dinner at their restaurant will give you a little taste of what it is like to run in high circles. #thriving!
While you may not be able to stay in the actual suite featured in the show, event the hotel’s bar offers the opportunity to sample the Roy family’s favorite cocktail, the “Tom Collins with a Twist.” So if you’re feeling fancy and ready to change shoes for a night, we definitely recommend adding this to your to-do list. Hey, this is also an opportunity to manifest that lifestyle, right?
If you tune in to the MET Gala every year then you’re already halfway to visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET). Located at 1000 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, the museum serves as the location for a fundraiser attended by the Roy family and a perfect destination for new visitors on a budget.
Even if you’re not a museum person, the MET’s impressive art collection will convince you otherwise. With works by famous artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, and Rembrandt, we mean it when we say that there is something for everyone. In addition, the MET’s rooftop garden offers a breathtaking view of Central Park and the surrounding city skyline, making it a must-visit destination for fans of the show.
Last but certainly not least, the Brooklyn Bridge is an iconic location to live out your NYC dreams. The bridge offers stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and the East River, making it a perfect spot for a romantic walk or bike ride with your friends. And of course, as you make your way through the bridge, take a moment to reflect on the pivotal scenes from the show that were filmed here, whether it was Kendall that were filmed here.
If there was one place we would encourage everyone to visit, it would be NYC. There truly is something magical about this tiny piece of land that harbors 8 million people. So whether you choose to munch at the Pierre Hotel, take a stroll through Central Park, visit the MET, or cross the Brooklyn Bridge, each destination will offer a unique glimpse into the glamorous world of the Roys.
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