While we’ve got more than enough to keep you busy during Homecoming weekend, with classes, instructor meet-and-greets, panels, parties and more, we know there’s a lot to love about a trip to New York City. If it’s your first time visiting our neighborhood, we’ve pulled together some helpful tips and resources to help you get oriented.
NEAR HOMECOMING VENUES
Sullivan Street Bakery
236 9th Ave
Award-winning baker Jim Lahey provides the bread for over 300 restaurants in NYC–so if you’re looking to grab a sandwich on the go, these are some of the best carbs around.
187 9th Ave, between 21st and 22nd Streets
This vegan restaurant is beloved for their fresh flavors and delicious veggies.
638 W 47th St, at 12th Avenue
Make like Ally Love and try one of the city’s best donuts, made fresh all day inside a car wash along the West Side Highway. Yes, really.
La Colombe Coffee Roasters
601 W 27th St, near 11th Avenue
But first, coffee? We got you.
500 W 30th St, between 10th and 11th Avenues
Stop in and support the free-trade coffee featured daily at all Think locations around the city.
542 W 27th St, between 10th and 11th
Catch up with friends at one of NYC’s most beautiful rooftop venues–you won’t believe you’re still in the city!
555 W 24th St, between 10th and 11th Avenues
Homecoming happens in the heart of NYC’s art district, and most galleries are open to the public. Gagosian is an industry heavy hitter, so stop by and spot the next big thing.
High Line Park
Enter at 34th Street and 12th Avenue
One of the most beloved attractions on the west side, the High Line (a former elevated train track turned park) is worth a wander any time of day–it’s open from 7am to sunset.
The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers
59 Chelsea Piers, West Side Highway at 18th Street
This weekend is all about having fun with movement, and there are so many different ways to get active at Chelsea Piers–but we do love a spring afternoon at the driving range along the river.
Peloton Cycling Studio, 140 West 23rd Street (Chelsea)
60 W 22nd St, near 6th Avenue
This highly-Instagrammable vegan restaurant is so good, it’s a lunchtime favorite for plenty of NYC carnivores too.
656 6th Ave, between 21st and 23rd Street
Don’t have time to spend hours waiting under the Brooklyn Bridge for one of NYC’s most legendary slices? There’s an outpost of this famed pizza shop just around the corner.
1164 Broadway, between 27th and 28th Streets
These are the salads that power Team Peloton all week long at HQ–give one of their seasonal spring specials a try while you’re in the neighborhood.
131 W 21st St, between 6th and 7th Avenues
New York natives Joe Coffee offer classes and all the coffee info you could possibly need, as well as their signature roasts to take home.
261 7th Ave, at 25th Street
Don’t be surprised if you spot a familiar face or two at this corner cafe–their iced coffee is a Peloton essential
140 W 23rd St, between 6th and 7th Avenues
Make sure to pre-order a smoothie before you start your cycling class, and we’ll have it waiting for you by the time you’re done!
200 5th Ave, at 23rd Street
This temple to Italian cuisine and culture is like Whole Foods meets Disneyland for foodies. Stop in and dine at one of their six different restaurants (the rooftop has long lines, but is worth the wait!) or grab a bite to go while you watch a cooking demo and pick up some souvenirs.
Union Square Farmer’s Market
E 17th St &, Union Square W
Check out some of the tri-state area’s best local produce, wine, and food on Fridays and Saturdays from 6am to 8pm, straight from farms upstate.
The Museum at FIT
227 W 27th St, at 7th Avenue
Want a dose of New York City style while you’re here? Fashion’s home base is right in our neighborhood, and FIT’s museum captures the incredible history of this part of our city’s culture.
Peloton Tread & Yoga Studios, 152 Christopher Street (West Village
7 Carmine Street, between 6th Avenue and Bleecker Street
This New York slice is the one to beat. There are several locations around the city, but this one is the original and has all the charm (and cheese) you’d hope for.
Tea & Sympathy and A Salt & Battery
108 and 112 Greenwich Ave, near 13th Street
Our English instructors make a special trip here for a taste of home on this quirky corner, where you can have an authentic afternoon tea, authentic fish & chips, and pick up all the imported British candy and snacks you can imagine from their shop next door.
The Butcher’s Daughter
581 Hudson St at West 11th Street
Imported from LA, this vegetarian (and vegan-friendly) restaurant offers three different menus throughout the day, featuring nutrient-packed versions of comfort food like a spaghetti-squash carbonara that will haunt your dreams. If you’re in a hurry, grab a house-made juice to go.
128 Charles St and Greenwich Street
Just north of the Tread studio, visit one of our favorite coffee shops, but don’t be surprised if you fall in love with the stylish home goods also on display. Take your coffee to go and head west to the river to stroll through the city’s landscaped piers and Hudson River Park.
519 Hudson St, at West 10th Street
A beloved West Village institution, Cowgirl has been serving up comfort food and happy hour margaritas for 30 years, as well as playing host to any bluegrass or country musicians who are touring through NYC. Locals love watching the kitschy window decor change with every season and holiday.
Aria Wine Bar
117 Perry St between Hudson and Greenwich Streets
This cozy neighborhood spot is the perfect place to enhance your girl-power vibe–it serves up wines made exclusively by female winemakers along with classic Italian dishes and small plates.
Washington Square Park Arch
5th Avenue and Washington Square Park North
Inspired by Paris’ Arc de Triomphe, the arch celebrates the centennial of George Washington’s inauguration and marks the southern end of 5th Avenue. On a clear day, you can see all the way up to the Empire State Building while the Village comes to life in the park behind you.
Bleecker Street and 6th Avenue
Start in Father Demo Square and explore straight up one of NYC’s most iconic blocks. From pastry at Pasticcheria Rocco, to cheese at Murrary’s Cheese Shop, to the iconic Magnolia cupcakes to miniature Bantam Bagels, Bleecker Street is a great home base to wander the side streets of the Village.
West 4th Street Courts
West 4th Street and 6th Avenue
Known for a highly physical, uniquely New York style of basketball, “The Cage” has produced several NBA players and continues to be a magnet for young athletes from around the city–and any visitors who are feeling lucky. Basketball icon Kenny Graham still runs his summer league here, but there’s plenty of raw talent on display year round.