Top 5 must-see summer attractions in New York!
It’s true what they say, there’s no place like New York. If you’re looking for a city with the same level of excitement, you won’t find it anywhere else. NYC is one of the liveliest cities in the world. From the diverse population to the fantastic food, shopping boutiques, Broadway shows, and museums, it’s bound to stay on every tourist’s must-see list. That being said, let’s take a look at the 5 must-see summer attractions in New York!
1. Gitano Island (125 Carder Road)
This modern Tulum-inspired restaurant and beach club is the perfect tourist attraction, offering over 27,000 square feet of space along the ferry terminal. Gitano is located on Governors Island, perched above the ocean, offering breathtaking views of the New York skyline. With over 500 palm trees and other tropical plants packed with 350 tons of sand, it screams summer fun! The decor consists of a dining pergola with two dining areas, an open fire kitchen and a dining pergola in black with a marble bar stocked with Mezcal cocktails. Signature dishes, such as guacamole, watermelon salad, crab tostada and branzino wrapped in a banana leaf, will be served at the restaurant. Plus, the menu will feature a few new additions, like a Mexican lobster roll and a new taco and frozen margarita bar. There’s also a VIP area, two outdoor terraces, and a state-of-the-art DJ tent, all of which surround a serene water feature.
If you can’t make it to Gitano Island in New York, check out their other great locations in Miami and Mexico!
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2. Rooftop Cinema Club (Skylawn Embassy Suites, 60 West 37th St.)
If you don’t want to show up in the summer at a beach club and are looking for a more relaxed and quiet vibe, head to the Rooftop Cinema Club. Enjoy movie night where you can watch movies on a brand new LED screen while listening discreetly on wireless headphones. You can bring the kids, a best friend or your partner. At the rooftop movie club, you can choose from a wide selection of films, from old classics to the latest blockbusters. If you’re hungry or just want something sweet, you can indulge in a variety of delicious dishes and fruity summer cocktails. You can also buy movie snacks. In addition to the New York location, you can check out the Rooftop Cinema Club in Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, and San Diego.
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3. The Summer Club (8-08 Queens Plaza S, Queens)
Located at the Hotel Ravel and considered “NYC’s hottest day club”, you can soak up the summer sun or relax and sip cocktails in the shade of a private poolside cabana . The Summer Club is sure to put you in party mode with an enhanced selection of food and drink, panoramic views of the cityscape, and live entertainment provided by top DJs and artists. By noon, the party starts to heat up with live music and performances, but luckily there’s a 50x20ft pool right in the middle for anyone who wants to cool off. The lavish day clubs found in Miami and Las Vegas inspired The Summer Club. This club takes New Yorkers to a vacation destination without having to leave town. The extensive club bar will offer a selection of refreshing beverages such as cocktails, wine, beer and eight different specialty frozen drinks. Meanwhile, the restaurant’s menu will contain options such as tuna tartare tacos, grilled chicken skewers, mini lobster rolls and grilled salmon skewers.
A summer oasis that offers both relaxation and celebration? Sign me up!
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4. Area 53 (53 Bridge St, Brooklyn)
This adventurous park is a summer vibe for sure! There’s something for everyone here, from a ropes course and multiple climbing walls to a roller rink and paintball. Area 53 NYC offers a private facility and private party rooms, making it an ideal venue for a variety of events including birthdays, parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, game nights, and more. Area 53 is located in Dumbo, Brooklyn, and Williamsburg.
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5. The DiscOasis (Wollman Rink, Central Park)
Boogie down to Central Park for summer-themed disco fun! The DiscOasis is an immersive experience comprised of music, art, theater performance, dance, roller skating and good times at Wollman Rink. You can skate to 1970s disco music, tear up the rinkside dance floor under dazzling lights, and more! The on-site Café at DiscOasis offers a diverse range of mouth-watering food and beverage options, such as hot and fresh food, takeout, vegan options, a coffee bar, and popular kid-friendly options.
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