Hot Town Summer in the City

Hot Town Summer in the City

Travelling to New York City during summertime?

Here’s a list with the best New York beaches to cool off!

Summer in New York City means hot weather. If you have booked cheap flight tickets to New York during the hot summer months, keep in mind there are many swimming spots scattered along the state. After all, New York City is surrounded by water! So, when the temperature is rising and you desperately need to dip your feet in the water, find the closest and cleanest beaches in the area:

Coney Island beach New York CityNew York City boasts world class beaches that are easy to get to. There are white sand beaches like Long Beach on Long Beach Barrier Island and its neighbor Jones Beach and there are “East End’s” popular beaches such as Mecox Beach, Wainscott Beach and Flying Point Beach. The Main Beach in East Hampton is famous for its clean, powdery sand, while Ditch Plains is the best surfing spot in Montauk. If you are looking for celebrities, head to Gibson Beach in Sagaponack. If you prefer a gay-friendly beach, Two Mile Hollow in east Hampton is the place to be! To the west, there is Fort Tilden Beach, an isolated three mile beach with pristine sand and grassy dunes, ideal for walking and fishing (Breezy Point). The nearby Jacob Riis Park Beach features a golf course, ball courts and the Riis Beach Bazaar (Rockaway Beach Blvd, Queens). Jones Beach New York CityOne of the most popular beaches in New York City is Orchard Beach in Bronx. The beach boasts picnic areas and many courts for basketball and volleyball. If you travel to New York City with your kids, Manhattan Beach in Brooklyn is a great beach for families, ideal for picnics, barbeques, team sports and other outdoor activities. Heading west, you will find Coney Island Beach; an iconic beach, popular among New Yorkers. If you’re looking for a beach that is equipped with superb facilities, Jones Beach on Jones Beach Island, is an excellent choice! As for South Beach in Staten Island, it still remains the “Riviera” of New York City, offering fountains, playing fields, a two mile wooden boardwalk and a grill restaurant.

So, what are you waiting for? Jump on the subway and enjoy your trip to New York along with the city’s famous summer getaways!