Spend Summer in New York City

Explore the Upper West Side in Sunny Weather

The sun is shining, the parks are full of festivals and the streets are alive with everything from open markets to art installations. Whether you're looking for the hottest new rooftop bar or feel like seeing a movie under the stars, summer in New York City offers it all. Plan your stay with The Belnord, ideally situated on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, where you’ll enjoy premier access to some of the best things to do in summer in NYC.

Things to do in NYC during the Summer

Since summer in NYC is one of our seasons, we're happy to share our favorite things to do throughout the city during your stay, including:

  • Shakespeare in the Park has become a summer tradition in NYC, with performances that can include favorites like The Taming of the Shrew and more for free. 
  • Central Park is also a good source of outdoor music, made even better with a picnic you can stock at nearby Zabar's. Central Park SummerStage covers everything from classic New York hip-hop artists to the latest hotshots in indie rock.
  • Explore Belvedere Castle in Central Park, a mini-castle constructed in 1869, which offers unparalleled views of the park and the adjacent cityscape in addition to showcasing impressive architectural features of its own.
  • Stop by the 97th Street Greenmarket, open on Fridays throughout the year, but especially coveted in summer months. This must-see farmer’s market features entertainment and activities and is one of the longest running markets in the Greenmarket program, ideally located of the Upper West Side for over 25 years.

Plan your summer getaway to NYC with The Belnord by booking your reservation today