12 New York Attractions Named to Best of USA Travel List

Jazz Age Lawn Party, Woodstock, and Montauk among New York attractions scoring spots on Travel Lemming’s list of 150 best things to do in the USA this summer.

12 attractions in the state of New York have been named among the 150 best things to do in the United States this summer by Travel Lemming. The list highlights the online travel guide team’s picks for exciting and unexpected summer attractions and destinations around the country.

In total, 12 New York attractions made the list of 150 things to do

#13 – Jazz Age Lawn Party

#36 – Smorgasburg

#47 – Woodstock

#54 – The High Line

#61 – Broken Shaker

#63 – Governors Ball Music Festival

#81 – Please Don’t Tell

#85 – Montauk

#96 – Rockaway Beach

#102 – McSorley’s

#141 – Brooklyn Steel

#145 – Hudson

Topping the list is the historic Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, Colorado’s Million Dollar Highway, and Seattle’s Fremont Solstice Parade. The eclectic summer bucket list also includes a floating taco bar in the US Virgin Islands (#10), a car-free island in Michigan (#76), and the world’s largest outdoor rodeo in Wyoming (#114).

Describing the Jazz Age Lawn Party (#13), the article tells readers to “[d]on your best Gatsby attire” to attend the June 11-12th festival on Governors Island.

Placing Woodstock in the #47 spot, the article calls the town “a hippie paradise” that “lives up to its iconic namesake.”

In the #85 slot, the Long Island community of Montauk is touted for its abundance of outdoor activities, restaurants, beachside bluffs, and iconic lighthouse.

Travel Lemming writer and Long Island native Victoria Folz commented: “At Montauk, everywhere you look, there’s a view – from the ocean crashing against the rocks at the lighthouse to the lineup of colorful fishing boats tied up at the docks. It’s the perfect place to slow down and enjoy beach life – and a cup of hot clam chowder at Salivar’s!”

The inaugural edition of the publication’s signature summer list was selected by Travel Lemming’s team of two dozen writers and editors.

Nate Hake, CEO of Travel Lemming, said: “This summer is shaping up to be a pivotal one for the tourism and hospitality industry. With so much on the line for the future of travel, we decided to put a special spotlight on the 150 things our team feels are especially worth attention from travelers this summer.”

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