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8 NYC Destinations You Need to Visit This Summer

Published on July 25, 2017 by rae steinbach

With Summer in full swing, tourism in New York City is booming; and why not? NYC is a perfect place to find cheap apartment rentals for a short time period. Although the options of activities New York City are endless, here are some of the top destinations that we recommend visiting this summer.

Take a Tour of Governors Island

Situated about 800 yards away from Manhattan, Governors Island is one the most popular NYC tourist destinations in the summers. What was once a military base is now home to a variety of cultural events, arts and attractions. Governors Island covers an area of 172 acres, providing ample space ideal for a family picnic.

Ride the NYC Ferry

This seriously affordable NYC activity offers all of the best views of the city. It’s popular among the residents of NYC as an efficient way to access different boroughs. What’s more, the NYC Ferry provides an amazing onboard service with drinks throughout the journey.

Appreciate Miniature Art at Gulliver’s Gate

Gulliver’s Gate features all of the monuments around the world at 87-times smaller than their actual size. It is a perfect destination for fans of art and architecture. The museum features buildings like the Taj Mahal and Arc de Triomphe, as well as local NYC landmarks.

 

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Ogle at amazing art in the Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a popular New York City cultural attraction all year round. The museum’s expansion project recently opened up several new public places, like a café and a souvenir shop.

Meander through the New York Botanical Garden

Flower lover or not, the New York Botanical Garden is sure to enthrall with flowers in their prime blooming season. The garden includes up to 250 acres of indoor and outdoor scenery with walking trails and exhibitions.

Visit the Socrates Sculpture Park

For sculpture and art fans, a visit the Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens is a must. Also, every Wednesday this Summer, the park is hosting an outdoor cinema festival that will showcase international movies.

Soak up some sun at the Rockaway Beach

Summers aren’t complete unless you kick back and relax on the beach. The Rockaway Beach is one of the few local beaches in NYC that don’t require a trip out to Long Island. It offers a variety of food options along with  the draw of swimming and surfing.

Take a Break at the William Vale Hotel

Spend some time relaxing in the latest luxury hotel in NYC: the William Vale Hotel. There’s even an outdoor pool on the third-floor that offers day passes. As a result, both overnight guests and visitors can enjoy the plethora of luxury amenities the hotel offers.

Summer in the city is full of attractions and activities perfectly suited to your next family vacation. To help you access all of these, Short Term Rentals NYC offers affordable vacation apartment rentals across New York City. We’ll help you find the perfect apartment no matter how long the duration of your stay this summer.

Category: Holiday Ideas