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5 things to do in New York this summer

Visiting New York this summer? Once you’ve walked the Highline, taken in the views from the Top of the Rock and said hello to the Naked Cowboy, try our top 5 things to see and do in New York this summer…

Mad. Sq. Eats.

Love food? Visit this bi-annual outdoor food festival beside the iconic Flatiron building. It’s filled with stands from some of the city’s best restaurants, just waiting to be tried.


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Where: Worth Square, Flatiron District

When: May 5th – June 1st from 11am to 9pm

Find out more here.

Mermaid Parade

Fancy something a bit quirky? Head to the 36th Annual Mermaid Parade on Coney Island and celebrate ancient mythology and seaside rituals


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Where: Coney Island – click here to see the parade route!

When: June 16th

Find out more here.

David Bowie is

The final stop in the tour of David Bowie is and a fantastic chance to experience the David Bowie Archive where you can see over 60 custom-made performance costumes, 85 handwritten lyric sheets and dozens of music videos, television clips, tour footage and more.


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Where: Brooklyn Museum

When: until July 15th

Find out more here.

Jim Henson Exhibition

Explore the creativity of Jim Henson, creator of The Muppet Show, Sesame Street and Labyrinth. With over 300 objects to view, including favourite puppets like Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Elmo and Big Bird, storyboards and behind-the-scenes footage, there’s plenty to see!

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, Queens

When: Ongoing

Find out more here.

Spyscape: Interactive Spy Museum

At $39 for an adult, it isn’t cheap, but it sounds like a fascinating way to spend a few hours! Learn how to detect a lie, meet hackers, try to contort your way through a laser tunnel, learn about notable American spies and find out what kind of spy you would be.


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Where: 928 8th Avenue & 55th Street

When: Ongoing

Find out more here.

There’s so much to see and do in New York… the list is endless! If you’re travelling with us to New York, let us know what you saw and tag us in your photos.

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