Summer is in full swing, and there is still much to do in NYC. Are you looking for someplace to visit or the best things to do during the summer? Whether you live in NYC or are simply planning a visit, check out this list of things to do in NYC.
Here are Five of the Best Things to Do in NYC this summer.
NYC Restaurant Week
NYC Restaurant Week is a semiannual event celebrating the city’s world-famous dining scene. It is an exciting event for diners and food enthusiasts to enjoy prix-fixe menus from different dining destinations in New York City. Participating restaurants throughout the city offer menus at a special price ($30, $45, $60) for lunch and or dinner.
There are over six hundred participating restaurants—for a list of participating restaurants visit NYCGO.
NYC Restaurant Week runs from July 18 through August 21.
Kayaking on the Hudson River
Do you want to stay cool this summer, why not try kayaking? The Hudson River is one of the most beautiful and fun places to go kayaking. Located at Pier 26, the Downtown Boathouse offers free kayaking programs from May 21 to October 10.
Check Calendar here.
Visit Lavender By The Bay
Relax and enjoy a perfect day at Lavender By The Bay. The farms grow English and French lavenders. So take a break and walk through these magical fields smelling of lavender. The beauty and scent of these purple flowers will surely soothe your soul.
Both farm locations are open seven days a week from 9 AM to 5 PM in June through September.
East Marion Farm
7540 Main Road—East Marion
47 Manor Road—Calverton
Take a Dip at the Beach
Do you want to cool off this summer? Grab your bag, pack your essentials, wear your sexy swimwear, and head to NYC’s best beaches.
Here is a list of some of the best beaches in New York City:
- Manhattan Beach — Brooklyn
- Brighton Beach — Brooklyn
- Main Beach — East Hampton
- Long Beach — Nassau County
- Orchard Beach — Bronx
Explore The Morgan Library & Museum
The Morgan Library & Museum is one of New York’s great historical sites built in the early 1900s. Explore and admire the museum and research library’s majestic architecture, exhibitions, and enormous collections of books and manuscripts.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10:30 AM to 5 PM
Friday: 10:30 AM to 7 PM
Comment below and tell us what you have done so far this summer.