Things to do in New York in August 2024

Planning a vacation to New York City in August? Browse the event calendar to find all of the attractions, activities, museums, and more going on during your trip. Guests will be able to take cruises to the Statue of Liberty, visit famous museums, visit Central Park, and have a blast discovering what makes NYC so special. 

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Top Things To Do In New York in August
Aug 1, 2024 to Aug 31, 2024
Freedom Liberty Cruise NYC Best Statue of Liberty Cruise
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Visiting NYC in August offers ample sunshine, making the Freedom Liberty Cruise an exhilarating experience. This cruise not only presents grand views of the Statue of Liberty, but also envelopes you in the city's fascinating history and breathtaking skyline. Uninterrupted summer weather ensures clear photos and memorable moments exploring the sights of NYC. With fresh sea breezes to cool you down, there's no better time to embark on this unique sightseeing adventure.
Aug 1, 2024 to Aug 31, 2024
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
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August is the perfect time to explore the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. The warm weather offers pleasant conditions for touring the historic aircraft carrier, USS Intrepid, and its spectacular exhibits, including the Space Shuttle Pavilion. Special summer events and extended hours make it ideal for families and history buffs alike to delve into maritime, aviation, and space exploration. Don’t miss the chance to experience interactive displays and breathtaking views of the Hudson River.

Aug 1, 2024 to Aug 31, 2024
Edge Observation Deck - General Admission
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August is a fantastic time to visit the Edge Observation Deck in New York. The summer weather provides clear, panoramic views of the city's iconic skyline from the highest sky deck in the Western Hemisphere. Warm evenings are perfect for capturing stunning sunset photographs over the Hudson River. Plus, August's vacation-friendly vibe means more opportunities to mingle with fellow travellers from around the globe while enjoying this exhilarating, sky-high experience. Don't miss this breathtaking perspective of the Big Apple!
Aug 1, 2024 to Aug 31, 2024
New York Aquarium Admission Ticket
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August is a prime month for visiting the New York Aquarium, thanks to the warm, pleasant weather. Known for its incredible marine life exhibits, interactive sea creature encounters, and enlightening conservation movement, the aquarium makes for a fantastic family-friendly outing. During August, their outdoor exhibits and performances, such as sea lion shows, are in full swing. An assortment of aquatic species from around the globe can be seen, creating lasting memories and educational experiences.
Aug 1, 2024 to Aug 31, 2024
Summit One Vanderbilt Experience Ticket
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August is an ideal time to experience the Summit One Vanderbilt in New York. The pleasant weather enables unobstructed panoramic views of the city's skyline. Daylight hours are longer, maximizing the time to admire the stunning scenery. The interactive exhibits are a delightful way to spend a summer day in the city. The mirrored hallways and infinity room only get more beautiful under the vibrant summer sunlight, making for an unforgettable spectacle. Certainly, a highlight of any New York visit!

Aug 1, 2024 to Aug 31, 2024
Central Park Zoo Admission Ticket
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August is an ideal time to visit the Central Park Zoo. Summer blooms enhance the zoo's picturesque setting, perfect for exploring its diverse animal habitats, from tropical zones to polar regions. The warmer weather brings out the playful nature of animals, offering great photo opportunities. The zoo's lush greenery provides a refreshing escape within New York City, while seasonal events and interactive exhibits ensure a memorable experience for all visitors.


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