9 Summer Bucket List Adventures in the Tristate Area

By June 19, 2019 Blog, General Updates

Create a summer to remember with these 9 summer bucket list adventures.  From zip lining to wine tasting there is something for everyone!

ZIPLINING AT MOUNTAIN CREEK

Tap into your adventurous side with panoramic views of the tristate area from 1,040 feet on top of Mountain Creek. Click here for more information.

HUDSON RIVER WHITEWATER RAFTING

Enjoy 15-miles of action-packed breathtaking rapids in the Adirondacks.   Located in Upstate NY’s Adirondack Mountain range, the Hudson River is a great place for some family fun.  Trips are available every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from April through October.  You can find out more information here.

LONG ISLAND WINERIES

Long Island is home to over three dozen fantastic vineyards. Whether you visit the North Fork or the South, Long Island’s vineyards won’t disappoint you with their beautiful views, inviting tasting rooms and sophisticated wines.  Check out Food & Wine’s list of Best Long Island Wineries to Visit.

SHELTER ISLAND

About 90 miles east of New York City, you’ll feel worlds away.  For under $20, you can catch a ferry from Greenport or North Haven.  Shelter Islands “zen-vibe” offers acres of natural protected preserves, quiet bays and casual eateries. Spend the day wandering the Mashomack Preserve or chill out at one of the 6 beaches.  Spend the evening unwinding with a cocktail and breathtaking views at Sunset Beach.

HBO MOVIE NIGHTS IN BRYANT PARK

HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival features films under the stars.  Movies are shown on a large screen in Bryant Park on Monday nights from June through August.  Pack a blanket and cozy up on the lawn to enjoy great food, friends, and a feature film. Lawn opens 5pm and film begins at sunset.

SURF & TURF SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

What better way to soak up the sun this summer than with an ocean-fresh lobster roll, followed by some clam chowder and coconut shrimp?  There’s fun for the kids too at this fest in Oceanport, NJ.  Fill their day with FREE pony rides, face painting, a bouncy house, and more!  Find out more information on the event here.

GLAMPING IN ITHACA

Love the idea of spending a summers night in the outdoors under the stars but not into roughing it? Firelight Camps offers a comfortable and revitalizing camping experience with luxury tents featuring 300-thread count linens and private balconies. Located on 70-acres of land, the grounds link to Buttermilk Falls State Park by a gorgeously landscaped trail.  Click here for some more glamping destinations in NY.

CAPE MAY FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

Indulge in good food, fine wine, and all types of culinary delights and events during New Jersey’s 23rd Cape May Food & Wine Celebration. Visitors can enjoy fine wines and delicious dining experiences. This event takes place on September 13-21.

SUMMERSTAGE

CityParks SummerStage is New York City’s largest, free outdoor performing arts festival. From May-October catch one of the 100 performances taking place in Central Park or neighborhood parks around the city – the majority of which are free of charge.  Find out more information here.

For any questions, please contact us, and enjoy the summer!!