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Summer of 2021 is a little bit different than we are used to, but with more spots opening and more travel upon us here are some tips to get the most out of your summer this year

Tips to find the best places to in the city during summer - from rooftop terrace to city beaches.

Life’s just better when the sun is shining.

To get you ready for an epic summer, we’ve compiled a list of the best places in your city to spend these heavenly months. From chic beach locations to lively coastal hot spots, we’ve found the perfect places for you to soak up the sun while having some (city) fun.

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1. Rooftops

Rooftops are (literally) the rising stars of the modern metropolis. Not only do they come with out of this world views – and great food – they all seems to have a unique summer vibe included. Here’s some places where you do not want to miss the sunset at the end of a hot summer day.

//Laho, Paris

// The Ready – New York City

// Skylight Rooftop Bar, London

2. City Beaches

If you plan to cool off on a hot summer day, city beaches are the place to go. These differ from real sandy sea-side beaches, to the more urban man-made beaches you’ll often find in the city centres or even quay side pools.

//Rockaway Beach, New York City

//Holzmarkt, Berlin

//Verdun Beach, Montreal

3. Patios

Most cities have great patios and you’ll find a number of wonderful places among them, some are pop-ups just for the summer. Like this one in Toronto. Looking for secret places in Toronto (hardly) anyone knows about? Find out more here.

4. City Parks

City Parks come in all shapes and sizes. And wow have these been a saviour to us during the pandemic, we’ve rounded up a few you should know.

//Greenwich Park, London

7. Little Island Park, New York City

8. Vondelpark, Amsterdam

Stanley Park, Vancouver

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