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Top 5 Things to Do in NYC this Summer

May 24, 2017

Whether you’re just visiting, or exploring the city you live in, these are our top five choices for summer activities. Get out in the sun, have some fun, and most of all, enjoy the journey!
 
See a free SummerStage show
How lucky are we to live and visit a city like NYC that offers up incredible free shows like the Central Park SummerStage series! Grab a picnic, grab a seat, and a few friends, and mozy on down to Central Park this summer for some real music action! Brought to you by the City Parks Foundation, SummerStage is a sure win this summer!

 
Treat Yourself at Ample Hills Creamery
Twenty four flavors of decadence, made with Battenkill Valley Creamery milk, organic cane sugar and cage-free eggs, Ample Hills Creamery serves up the best ice cream in the city. Don’t forget the toppings, as they have plenty to choose from.

 
The Jazz Age Lawn Party
The Jazz Age Lawn Party is New York City’s original prohibition era inspired gathering. Gatsby in the modern world! Frock around in your most fabulous 20’s inspired attire, dance to old-timey tunes from Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra, and even enjoy complimentary dance lessons.

 
Take a Trip to Governors Island
An island, a ferry ride, the sun, delicious food, who would imagine that you can have all this within the vicinity of the world’s greatest city? Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

 
Take a Helicopter Tour with HeliNY
All aboard for a fantastic bird’s-eye view of the magic isle of Manhattan. Experience the beauty of the New York Harbor including an up-close view of the Statue of Liberty. Your journey in the sky will take you near the 120 year old Brooklyn Bridge, South Street Seaport, Governors Island and Ellis Island. You will make your way up the Hudson River and enjoy the sights of the Chrysler and Empire State Buildings, Chelsea Piers, Jacob Javits Convention Center, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Time Warner Center and Central Park. Don’t forget about the New Jersey Coast including the Goldman Sachs Tower, Colgate Clock, Liberty State Park and you will also view Ground Zero. All this & more of the dramatic New York skyline makes this tour a must for any visitor.

See what people are saying about the NYC helicopter tour with HeliNY on our TripAdvisor profile. Ready to book your adventure? Book now and save!