Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops
NYC Dance Week - The Ailey Extension is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

1. NYC Dance Week - The Ailey Extension

405 W 55th St (at 9th Ave.), New York, NY
Dance Studio · Hell's Kitchen · 3 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Professional instructors offer the best full-body and core workouts during this sunset yoga class, which overlooks Lincoln Center and beautiful views of the Hudson River.

Bookmarks Lounge is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

2. Bookmarks Lounge

7.8
299 Madison Ave Fl 14 (East 41st St), New York, NY
Lounge · Midtown East · 48 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The enclosed greenhouse and the outdoor terrace are both ideal perches for sipping luxurious $15 cocktails and enjoying the multimillion-dollar view of midtown’s soaring skyscrapers.

Club Fitness is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

3. Club Fitness

8.6
3111 Broadway (at 31st St.), Astoria, NY
Gym · Astoria · 42 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This Astoria gym is the only place in the city to Spin under open skies (unless you count, you know, riding a two-wheeler).

Eagle Street Rooftop Farms is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

4. Eagle Street Rooftop Farms

7.4
44 Eagle St (Btwn West St. & Franklin St.), Brooklyn, NY
Farmers Market · Greenpoint · 7 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Find your green thumb at this 6,000-square-foot plot in Greenpoint, which boasts breathtaking views of Manhattan.

Equinox Printing House is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

5. Equinox Printing House

9.0
421 Hudson St. (btwn Clarkson & Leroy St), New York, NY
Gym / Fitness Center · West Village · 52 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This West Village branch of Equinox gym has what you’ve been thirsting for: a tranquil 15-meter pool and sundeck alongside the Hudson.

The Roof is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

6. The Roof

8.4
124 W 57th St (btwn 6th and 7th Ave), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Theater District · 53 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The swanky, nautically inflected lounge atop the 29-story Viceroy features a 1,200-square-foot terrace with postcardworthy vistas of midtown and Central Park.

Le Train Bleu is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

7. Le Train Bleu

7.0
1000 3rd Ave (inside Bloomingdale's), New York, NY
French Restaurant · Upper East Side · 24 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Modeled after the Calais-Mediterranée Express, a luxury train famous for transporting wealthy passengers to the French Riviera in the ’20s and ’30s, the narrow space replicates a refined dining car.

The James New York - SoHo is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

8. The James New York - SoHo

7.9
27 Grand St (btwn 6th Ave & Thompson St), New York, NY
Hotel · SoHo · 42 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Starting in May, Serene revives its open-air yoga sessions on the roof deck of the James hotel in Soho. Instructor Brigitte Bourdeau leads each hour-long Thursday class.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

9. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.7
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1827 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This year French conceptualist artist Pierre Huyghe brings an exciting site-specific installation to the garden. The project itself is a surprise.

MoMA PS1 Rooftop Garden is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

10. MoMA PS1 Rooftop Garden

Queens, NY
Café · Hunters Point · 1 tip

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The rooftop reopens to the public with a lush salad garden, filled with antioxidant greens like epazote, a South American culinary delicacy, plus an array of heirloom tomatoes.

11. Rooftop Films

7.0
232 3rd St (at 4th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Indie Movie Theater · Gowanus · 8 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: There’s something about looking out over the city from up high, soaking in the skyline, that makes the experience much more, dare we say, cinematic. Programming runs the gamut.

Putt Putt Park at The Hudson Hotel is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

12. Putt Putt Park at The Hudson Hotel

356 W 58th St (between 8th and 9th Ave), New York, NY
Mini Golf · Hell's Kitchen · 4 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The pop-up minigolf course offers food like moon-pie sundaes, pimento grilled cheeses and Southern fried chicken, plus drinks for a sober game or a tipsy one, depending on your mood.

13. Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm

9.3
37-18 Northern Blvd, Long Island City, NY
Farm · 23 tips and reviews
Tenoverten is one of Cool Things To Do on NYC Rooftops.

14. Tenoverten

8.7
132 W Houston St Apt 2 (Sullivan), New York, NY
Nail Salon · Greenwich Village · 25 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The chic nail salon’s newest outpost is just above Caribbean restaurant Miss Lily’s, but the vibe upstairs is less island party and more Zen hideaway—complete with an airy outdoor deck.