Outdoor activities to spice up your summer

Posted at 12:15 PM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-01 15:11:38-04

Summer's here and it's the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful sunny weather.

Gilt City lifestyle editor Chassie Post has exhilarating outdoor activities to enjoy this summer. Check out her picks:

    1. Shakespeare in the Park: ‘Troilus and Cressida’
    • Theater lovers will adore Shakespeare’s rarely performed tragedy, ‘Troilus and Cressida.’
    •  The legendary outdoor performance will take place under the stars at Central Park’s Delacorte Theater.
    • Set during the Trojan War, the play tells the passionate and tragic story of two young lovers.
    • And on, you can snag 2 Opening-Night Tickets to this August 3rd performance, which include access to the post-show party with food and drinks!
    1. Fly Nyon
    • Now this experience will redefine “going outside”…because you’ll be up in the air!
    • With Fly Nyon, you can take a helicopter ride with no doors over NYC’s most iconic locations – from the Empire State Building to Central Park to Freedom Tower!
    • It’s such a thrilling experience, offering views and photo ops of the Big Apple that you’ll never forget!
    1. Summer Party on the High Line
    • Usher in the season at this annual summer party on June 22nd, which benefits one of New York’s most popular urban treasures – the High Line walkway and public park.
    • Once at the party, you’ll sip cocktails, nibble on bites and dance to the music while watching the sun set over the Hudson River.
    • This is a party for a cause: Proceeds from ticket sales go toward keeping the High Line in tip-top shape.
    • So grab tickets for up to 33% off on!
    1. Orvis Sandanona
    • Enjoy the great outdoors during a private clay-shooting lesson for two.
    • Whether you’re beginners or near-expert shot gunners, you’re sure to enjoy this shooting experience, which includes lunch.
    • The Millbrook campus of Sandanona is easily accessible—only 90 minutes outside Manhattan—but the rolling hills of the countryside feel like a world away from the city.
    • So try something new and different with Orvis Sandanona!
    1. Tennis World
    • Learn to serve like Serena and play tennis on outdoor courts along the water, with Tennis World!
    • Tennis World offers private and group lessons for all levels, at 3 different locations, including Frederick Johnson Park and Fort Washington Park.
    • Tennis World’s pros will take your skills to the next level- and you’ll learn techniques to improve your singles and doubles games!
    1. Skydive Jersey
    • For the adventurous NJers out there – why not cross this off your bucket list…tandem skydiving!
    • Tandem skydiving is the safest, easiest and most exciting way for you to experience the rush of free-fall.
    • With Skydive Jersey, you’ll take a 15 minute plane ride over the Delaware River Valley as you climb to altitude. Then you’ll enjoy the jump of a lifetime!
    • Skydive Jersey is the premiere skydiving facility in the tri-state area, serving New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania – so check it out!