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Top Things to Do and See in the NY Tri-state Area before the End of Summer

By August 18, 2014February 23rd, 2021General Updates
top things to do before the end of summer

With over a month left of summer, we’ve rounded up our Top Things to Do and See in The NY Area before the End of Summer. They’re fun, local and relatively inexpensive ways to spend a day in the New York area.

Long Island Wine Country

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.

Coney Island

A trip to Coney Island makes a perfect family daytrip. Enjoy the beach, food vendors and the legendary Cyclone roller coaster at Luna Park.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of New York’s most popular family attractions. It offers 52 acres of word-class collections of plants and specialty gardens. There’s even free admission on select days!

Governors Island

This former military base turned summer oasis offers acres of parks and has dozens of arts, cultural and recreational programs.

Brooklyn Bridge

One of New York’s most iconic sights is also completely free. Now is the perfect time to journey across the bridge to experience the beautiful views of the New York Harbor.

Downtown Boathouse Kayaks

The Downtown Boathouse offers complimentary kayak rental at a variety of locations on the Hudson River.

Cape May Food & Wine Festival

Indulge in good food, fine wine, and all types of culinary delights and events during New Jersey’s 18th Cape May Food & Wine Celebration. This event takes place September 13-21.

Hiking Trails

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have an enormous selection of hiking trails. See a guide of trails to try here.

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