Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Your Do-Everything Guide To Randall's Island

  1. Begin
    Opener

    57

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    Summer is right around the corner, and if the Farmer’s Almanac speaks the truth, it’s going to be a hotter one than ever. If you’re seeking a quick escape outside the concrete jungle, there is an island you can saunter off to to beat the city heat. No, not Nantucket; this one is just minutes away. Located on the East River and bordered by Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens, Randall’s Island’s is your one-stop East Side escape for all recreational activities that scream "summer." Plus, it’s home to a massive, sold-out music fest that you may have heard about — called Governor’s Ball.

    Grab your picnic basket, update your weekend playlist, and break out the athletic gear, because we have an action-packed list of 15 things you must do this summer on and near Randall’s Island.

    Begin Slideshow