Say goodbye to rooftop parties and hours of poolside lounging, pack away your favorite bathing suits and floppy hats, and have yourself one final BBQ on the patio or picnic in Central Park. Then dry those end-of-summer tears right up, because fall is around the corner and ready to give those fun-in-the-sun days a run for their money. The temperature may be cooling down, but NYC is heating up with the very best in arts, culture, and entertainment. We’ve got insider guides to it all, including a preview of the next off-Broadway hits, where to find the top art shows and galleries in the city, and family-friendly fall day trips.
1. Hudson Valley
More than 7,000 intricately carved pumpkins set the spooky scene at Van Cortlandt Manor’s Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze.