Before you kiss summer a bittersweet goodbye, don’t miss out on these NYC must-do’s:
A trip to Governor’s Island:
A seven-minute ride on a free ferry takes you to this seasonal island sanctuary, a scant 800 yards from lower Manhattan. Open every Saturday, Sunday and holiday Monday through September 29th. The island provides a peaceful setting for cycling or strolling or even enjoying a picnic directly across from the Statue of Liberty. Governor’s Island hosts a program of events, including summer concerts and art exhibitions. Visit their website to see the latest on what’s happening to close out the summer season.
Visit NYC Beaches:
If you think it’s imporssible to sink your toes into sand in NYC, think again! With several beaches in 4 of New York City;s 5 boroughs boast beautiful expanses of sand with city vistas all around. Open through September 2, these beaches offer jet skis, bikes, kayaks and be sure not to miss out on our famous boardwalks and amusement rides! Out of the 14 miles of ocean front beauty that belongs to NYC, you are sure to find your perfect spot.
For more information on the beaches of NYC, click here.