3. Skate Till You Drop At The TWA Hotel’s Roll-A-Rama

Runway Rink at TWA Hotel
TWA Hotel’s Roll-a-Rama. Photo courtesy TWA Hotel

To get your exercise in while also having fun this Memorial Day weekend, grab a pair of roller skates and head to the TWA Hotel’s Roll-A-Rama. The new outdoor Runway Rink is located around its 1958 Lockheed Constellation “Connie” airplane. Sessions are 50 minutes long and cost $20 per adult and $12 per child. with skate rentals included. The rink is open Fridays from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m and Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

The TWA Hotel is located at JFK Airport at Eero Saarinen’s 1962 TWA Flight Center. Inside the center, ’60s inspired restaurants, bars, and retail outlets have been placed for guest enjoyment. Some highlights include the Connie Cocktail Lounge (located in a vintage plane) and the Sunken Cafe. Here, guests can have retro cocktails and swizzle sticks once enjoyed on flights. As JFK’s only on-airport hotel, guests are given a perfect view of the runways.