The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer
Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

1. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

9.3
Riegelmann Boardwalk (Stillwell Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Playa · Coney Island · 335 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Take a break from the concrete jungle at this much improved beach and interesting boardwalk. Get a Nathan's Hot Dog, Shoot the Freak, down a beer or just walk. It's our favorite nearby escape.

MCU Park is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

2. MCU Park

8.6
1904 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Estadio de béisbol · Coney Island · 106 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: There’s no better and cheaper way to enjoy a baseball game then at a Brooklyn Cyclones game. You’re so close to the players and beers and dogs are awesome.

Central Park Carousel is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

3. Central Park Carousel

8.0
Central Park (at 65th St & Central Pk Dr), Nueva York, NY
Juego/atracción en parque temático · Central Park · 24 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Get your tickets before you wait online – go during the week to avoid a wait. If you’re filming your little one, make sure you have a flash…it’s a bit dark inside.

Delacorte Theater is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

4. Delacorte Theater

9.4
Central Park (at 79th St), Nueva York, NY
Teatro · Central Park · 63 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The summertime home of the Public Theater and a glorious outdoor stage for all their Shakespeare in the Park productions. Tickets are free, if you’re lucky enough to get ‘em.

Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

5. Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal

4 South St (South Ferry), Nueva York, NY
Muelle · Financial District · 387 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: It might be the worst kept secret in NYC – but impress out-of-towners with a ride and enjoy the best views of the Statue of Liberty. The ride is free…the beer is cheap.

Astoria Park Pool is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

6. Astoria Park Pool

7.7
Astoria Park (North side), Astoria, NY
Piscina · Astoria · 34 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: You can’t fathom how large this pool is until you experience it. As with any public pool, make sure you bring a lock, wear appropriate suits and follow all the rules.

The DL is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

7. The DL

7.7
95 Delancey St (at Ludlow St), Nueva York, NY
Salón · Lower East Side · 101 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Head straight to the third floor with its retractable roof for some delicious tapas on a warm summer night – get the PB&J, Truffle Pops and Lobster Crack.

Ample Hills Creamery is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

8. Ample Hills Creamery

9.6
623 Vanderbilt Ave (at St Marks Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Heladería · Prospect Heights · 357 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Check their Facebook page for their daily menu of 24 hand-churned flavors. Mainstays like Salted Crack Caramel and Nanatella are top notch.

LIC Bar is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

9. LIC Bar

8.8
45-58 Vernon Blvd (at 46th Ave), Queens, NY
Bar · Hunters Point · 75 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Aside from the amazing backyard space in the summer and the reasonable drinks, the best part of this bar is the local musical talent that performs here.

Il Laboratorio del Gelato is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

10. Il Laboratorio del Gelato

9.3
188 Ludlow St (at E Houston St), Nueva York, NY
Heladería · Lower East Side · 322 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: This gelato spot is known for its interesting ice cream flavors. The Thai Chili Chocolate is not for those with a timid palette. Prepare yourself for small yet pricey portions.

Museo Metropolitano de Arte is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

11. Museo Metropolitano de Arte

9.7
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), Nueva York, NY
Museo de arte · Central Park · 1791 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: One of our favorite NY things to do is have cocktails after work on the roof of the Metropolitan, and take in the best views of Central Park. Open through late fall. Closed on Mondays.

Loreley Beer Garden is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

12. Loreley Beer Garden

8.5
7 Rivington St (btwn Bowery & Chrystie St), Nueva York, NY
Bar al aire libre · Lower East Side · 177 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Grab a seat out back in the garden and enjoy good company and a liter of Radeberger Pilsner with a Bavarian Bretzeln or a Frikadelle mit Pommes Frites.

The Noguchi Museum is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

13. The Noguchi Museum

9.4
9-01 33rd Rd (at Vernon Blvd), Long Island City, NY
Museo · 56 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: A haven for those seeking some Zen and Tranquility! Make your pilgrimage on the first Friday of the month for pay-what-you-wish admission.

Lightship Frying Pan @ Pier 66 Maritime is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

14. Lightship Frying Pan @ Pier 66 Maritime

9.1
205 12th Ave (at Pier 66 on W 26th St), Nueva York, NY
Bar · Chelsea · 387 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The best time to go is during the day, when you can snag a table and enjoy the river breeze while eating a delicious burger and cooling off with a bucket of Coronas.

Central Park Zoo is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

15. Central Park Zoo

9.0
Central Park (btwn E 63rd & E 65th St), Nueva York, NY
Zoológico · Central Park · 226 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Be sure to buy tickets online beforehand so you can avoid waiting on a massive line on a nice summer day. We love to come here to watch the sea lions be fed.

Celebrate Brooklyn!/Prospect Park Bandshell is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

16. Celebrate Brooklyn!/Prospect Park Bandshell

9.5
Prospect Park West (at 9th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Lugar de artes interpretativas · Prospect Park · 142 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: The setting is amazing, especially on a nice summer night. Bring a blanket, some food and some friends, and grab a seat on the lawn. Make sure to come very early, as the line to get in can be crazy!

230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

17. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.8
230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), Nueva York, NY
Salón · NoMad · 626 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Get there early to take in the heavenly views of Manhattan while sipping on your favorite cocktail. Eventually, the masses will arrive and you’ll be fighting to keep your spot.

One Girl Cookies is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

18. One Girl Cookies

9.1
68 Dean St (Smith St), Brooklyn, NY
Panadería · Boerum Hill · 73 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Order their iced coffee, made with iced coffee ice cubes, and take a leisurely stroll around the historic streets of this quiet Boerum Hill neighborhood.

Revel Restaurant and Garden is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

19. Revel Restaurant and Garden

7.0
10 Little West 12th St (at 9th Ave. & Greenwich St.), Nueva York, NY
Restaurante americano · Meatpacking District · 91 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Fun brunch spot in Meatpacking with a beautiful garden area in the back. They offer an all you can drink special that includes sangria as one of the options, and the food is pretty tasty too.

Plunge Rooftop Bar & Lounge is one of The Best Things to do in New York in the Summer.

20. Plunge Rooftop Bar & Lounge

8.3
18 9th Ave (at W 13th St), Nueva York, NY
Bar de hotel · Meatpacking District · 77 tips y reseñas

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Expect long lines and expensive drinks – although we love the Bloody Mother. However, you’ll be rewarded with fantastic 360-degree views and, maybe, a dip in the pool.