Lifestyle 18 things you need to do in NYC before summer is over By BRITTANY HAMLETT-CONCEPCION and MELISSA KRAVITZ Updated August 28, 2015 4:49 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Summer 2015 has almost come to a close! With only three weeks until Labor Day, there's still a lot of summer fun to be had in NYC. Have you made the most of NYC summere We have 18 bucket list items for you to check off before Summer 2015 ends. 1. Chill out at the pool Photo Credit: NYC Parks Soak up the last summer sun rays at one of NYC's best public pools. 2. Go to the beach Photo Credit: FLICKR/zeldman Spend your last days of summer with sand between your toes and good book at one of these amazing beaches. 3. Visit the aquarium Photo Credit: SPENCER PLATT / Getty Images You don't have to go far to discover the mysteries of the deep blue sea. Stay dry and cool at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island and while watching a 4-D movie, feeding the penguins or check out the sand tiger shark exhibit! 4. Try a weird ice cream flavor Photo Credit: Morganstern's NYC Nothing says summer in NYC quite like fresh scoops of weird ice cream flavors! 5. Ride the Wonder Wheel Photo Credit: amNewYork / Cristian Salazar Take a spin on the legendary Coney Island Wonder Wheel 6. Hang out on a rooftop Photo Credit: The Jane Hotel There's nothing better than watching spending happy hour watching the sun set at a rooftop bar. 7. Shake up a cocktail Photo Credit: MELISSA KRAVITZ Frozen cocktails are the epitome of summer in NYC. Find any excuse to invite friends over and shake some of the best summer cocktail recipes. 8. See an outdoor movie Photo Credit: FLICKR/dtanist Take advantage of the perfect summer weather and watch a flick in the park, beach or pier for free! 9. Dance at an outdoor concert Photo Credit: FLICKR/ Wally Gobetz Dance and rock out at an outdoor concert before the fall chill hits. 10. Enjoy one of NYC's best lobster rolls Photo Credit: FACEBOOK/LukesLobster The end of the summer is no reason to get crabby. Give your tastebuds a real treat by grabbing one of these delicious lobster rolls 11. Put homemade fudge on your ice cream. Photo Credit: MELISSA KRAVITZ Fudge + ice cream = THE taste of summer! Don't let the summer end without having this prefect combo. 12. Take a trip to City Island Photo Credit: portofino.nyc Go for a bike ride through Rodman's Neck, visit the City Island Nautical Museum, and eat fresh seafood at Portofino Ristorante! 14. Tone your bikini body with a doughnut sandwich Photo Credit: MELISSA KRAVITZ This meaty doughnut sandwich is everything you want plus a pink umbrella on top. So hurry up and grab one. Like NOW. 14. Slurp up cold noodles! Photo Credit: Xi'an Famous Foods Don't knock it until you try it! Indulging in some cold noodles and chill down your last days of summer. 15. Drink all the rose you want Photo Credit: INSTAGRAM/pommeryusa You only have a few more chances to see NYC through rosè colored glasses! 16. Walk along High Bridge Photo Credit: Cristian Salazar It isn't too late to take a walk along the newly refurbished High Bridge that connects Washington Heights to The Bronx on a cool summer's night. 17. Cool off in the free a/c at Brookfield Place Photo Credit: MELISSA KRAVITZ Enjoy the tropical sounds as you walk through the fancy entrance to Brookfield Place that is decorated with palm trees as you shop till you drop. 18. Shop at a flea market Photo Credit: FLICKR/forklift Take advantage of outdoor shopping season before you have to wait almost an entire year to hit NYC's best flea markets! By BRITTANY HAMLETT-CONCEPCION and MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Festivals to new exhibits, here's what to do this weekendDon't spend your days off in your apartment. 9 bottles of rose you must drink before summer endsSee NYC through rosé filled glasses. It's time to try the 14 most unique ice cream flavors in NYCChallenge yourself with these savory, salty or spicy flavors! Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.