The New York Summer Bucket List

Summer is such a beautiful season. And so, you do not want it to go to waste. Here are a few ideas you would want to add to your bucket list to glam up and make the most of it:

Picnic at Governor’s Island

What is Summer without picnics, right? At Governor’s Island that is situated at 910 Gresham Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11231, you can carry your own food. The beautiful green grass is so serene and is perfect for laying a blanket on the grass. Moreover, they provide Adirondack chairs and picnic tables for those who would prefer them.

However, you can only grill in the grill area. Visitors are responsible for cleaning up all food, drink, decorations, etc.

In addition to that, they permit mobile food trucks to do some business there. Therefore if you are looking towards making some money and memories at the same time, it might just be the perfect spot for you.

Buy your tickets here.

Picnic at Governors Island

Take A Kayaking and Wine Tasting Tour In The Hudson Valley

Get ready for a fun-filled day of paddling, sampling, and relaxing. This kayak and wine trip is a great blend of both adventure and chill, perfect for adventurers of all kinds.

Here, you can enjoy a relaxing paddle down the Delaware River followed by a wine tasting at a favorite local vineyard. either Warwick Valley Winery or Crossing Vineyards & Winery (depending on dates).

In fact, you can enjoy your choice of an included wine tasting or just decide to get a full glass and take it from there. With roundtrip transportation provided, you will get picked up and dropped off from New York City in a luxury coach bus.

Coney Island

You can break away from the monotony of your work and soak up in the sun this summer in this South Brooklyn neighborhood.  If you are using Google Maps or a GPS, you can use the address 1208 Surf Avenue. It is addressed at Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224.

Get up early and catch the train to coney island where you can spend the morning on the beach and the afternoon eating hot dogs, drinking beer, and taking a ride on the cyclone if you dare. 

Walk at the Brooklyn Bridge

Take a walk and capture some aesthetic pictures for your Facebook and Instagram feed. There is something magical about walking the bridge on a summer night or late evening to admire than gorgeous sunset.

Do not forget to stop in the middle to admire the beautiful city views. Whether you are coming from Brooklyn or Manhattan there is a ton to see and do.

Museum of Ice Cream

Your imagination will run free at the Museum of Ice Cream New York, a realm where anything is possible. From unicorns to cookie carousels, to swimming in a pool filled with rainbow sprinkles, you can expect to be inspired to play, imagine and connect with those around you.

The Museum of Ice cream if a perfect treat for both adults and kids. Find them at 558 Broadway, New York, NY, 10012. It is open from Sunday to Thursday from 10 a.m – 5.30 p.m, 6.30 p.m – 8.00 p.m; from Friday to Saturday from 10 a.m to 5:30 p.m, 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m. On Tuesday they are closed. You can now reserve your tickets here.

Outdoor Romantic Dining at a 70 Foot Yacht

Your significant other and you can enjoy a beautiful dinner at North Cove Marina. North Cove Marina is a popular destination for yachts to dock. You can now book an exclusive dinner and sailing series to the Hudson River, aboard the 101-year old Ventura.

Due to the COVID-19 protocols, instead of the usual 32 guests, the yacht only allows 16 to ensure a premium experience with proper social distancing and space to move around.

It costs $325 per guest inclusive of food, beverage and gratuity. However there is a condition of minimum purchase of 2 tickets. Moreover, the package includes a 6 course meal, drink pairings, and a 2 and a half hour sail.

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