NYC Summertime Bucket List

Are you ready for Summer 2022? It is officially Summer here in New York City [NYC], and we have created the ultimate Summertime Bucket List. Have you started yours? For the last two Summer, we made it through the best way we could, but in Summer 2022, we have intentionally planned ours.

Suppose you live in NYC or are planning a visit; why not create your bucket list of things to do. If you do not know where to begin, we have covered you. Over the next few weeks, we will share bucket-list-worthy things to do in NYC.

Here are Five Summertime Bucket List-worthy things to do in NYC.

Art District Experience
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Brooklyn Expansion New Arts District

Art District BK is a place “where innovation meets imagination,” and it is coming to Greenpoint Brooklyn this Summer. It is the premier location for cutting-edge art and spectacular storytelling. So have fun hanging out there this Summer and explore three unique experiences.

The new arts hub begins on July 21 through November 20, 2022.

Brooklyn Expansion New Arts District
25 Franklin Street—Greenpoint

Free Movies at Bryant Park
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Free outdoor movies at Bryant Park

Movies at Bryant Park are a must-do each Summer—the community-like experience that is truly worth the trip. Here is the upcoming movie schedule:

  • Hairspray: Monday, June 27
  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation: Monday, July 4
  • Wayne’s World 2: Monday, July 11
  • Scream 2: Monday, July 18
  • Beverly Hills Cop 2: Monday, July 25
  • Star Trek VIII: First Contact: Monday, August 1
  • Grease 2: Monday, August 8
  • The Godfather Part II: Monday, August 15

Escape the City

The city is fabulous, of course. Still, it is lovely to escape the city every once in a while. Here are two places worth the escape:

Armour-Stiner Octagon House
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Located an hour outside of NYC to Irvington, NY, you will find the Armour-Stiner Octagon House—one of the most visually unique homes in the world.

Bannerman Castle
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Located 1 ½ hour outside NYC and accessible only by boat. The island host a weekly tour which includes a 30-minute boat ride to the island.

Coney Island
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Visit Coney Island

Do you live in NYC? Is Coney Island on your bucket list this Summer? It certainly should be for some fun in the sun. And if you are visiting, then Coney Island is a MUST visit. The hot air balloon festival on July 3 will be fantastic, and The Day Party on July 4 will definitely make you dance. Or why not attend the Classic Car Show on July 9 if you are into cars.

New York Transit Museum nostalgia train ride
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Ride NYC Vintage Subway Train

The New York Transit Museum is back after a two-year hiatus with its nostalgia train ride. Because the Summer Nostalgia Ride is worth the experience, let us climb on board and have some fun.

If you have a bucket list, we would love to hear about it; comment below and share it with us.

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