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New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Enjoy pre-recorded tour narration in 11 different languages! In addition to live tour guides in English you can choose pre-recorded narration in English French Spanish German Italian Portuguese Mandarin
From $54.00
 
New York City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"Enjoy pre-recorded tour narration in 11 different languages! In addition to live tour guides in English you can choose pre-recorded narration in English French Spanish German Italian Portuguese Mandarin
From $54.00
 
Double Decker Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus and Times Square Dining Experience
"This 3-day Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker bus pass includes four bus loops: The Downtown Tour Uptown Tour Brooklyn Tour NY at Night Tour! With this pass you will also receive free admission to the Museum of the City of New York a free bike rental in Central Park and a cruise around Liberty Island!Hop-on and off at the various stops on your loop or take the whole loop around and see world-famous landmarks including One World Trade Center
From $83.00

Coney Island Tips (15)

Coney Island

If you're in Brooklyn, you have to stop by Coney Island--in the summer and preferably during the day. However, they do have fireworks on the weekends in the summer on Saturday nights (I believe) which...
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PA2AKgirl
Feb 11, 2004

THE CYCLONE, THE WONDER WHEEL AND NATHANS

Anyone who is visiting Brooklyn during the warm months should be obligated to take a stroll through Coney Island. So much of Brooklyn's history, warmth and charm has come from the stories, plays and...
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moiraistyx
Jun 28, 2009

Coney Island

If its history and Amusement parks your looking for, this is the most impressing merge. Coney Island,s heyday is long past, but with the economic growth of the area its making a grand comeback. I...
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chodearm
Nov 08, 2004

Ride the Wonder Wheel!

Okay, I'll admit it...I was a little nervous on this ride the first time. The outside cars move back and forth and it looks like you will slide right off - or you'll hit one of the stationary cars....
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TempNomad
Sep 04, 2003

Walk the Boardwalk with a Nathan's Dog in Hand

Taking the subway out to Coney Island is completely worth it... If you take the F train you will get two treats. It comes above ground for 2 stops (9th St. & 4th Ave) and offers the best free view...
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ChicamijaNYC
Mar 26, 2008

Mermaid Parade at Coney Island

The wonderful Coney Island Mermaid Parade occurs the first Saturday after the summer solstice around the third week of June, Hundreds of mermaids, Neptunes, mer-men and tens of thousands of spectators...
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quan_zou
Aug 26, 2002

Coney Island

Boardwalk-rides-freak shows-beach. A must see. A NY destination for over a century. Do not miss Astroland with the Cyclone, a 73 year old wooden roller coaster or Sideshows by the Sea, one of the last...
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feline01
Aug 26, 2002

Coney Island Mermaid...

Coney Island Mermaid Parade(make sure you check out my travelogue, which has tons of pix of this year's parade).Every year gets bigger and better. This is Brooklyn's version of Mardi Gras, as this is...
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Razorart
Aug 25, 2002

Can't miss. A real Brooklyn classic

Coney Island is so infamous for a reason. Sure, it's undergone some recent development (Luna Park) and now you're less likely to get tetanus from walking on the sand, but there's still a good amount...
sarahmima
Jul 30, 2011

Coney Island

Do I have to say any more? Coney Island; land of the freakshows, snowcones, and the old rickety Cyclone. Wooden rollercoaster enthusiasts come just for the history of the Cyclone. Hot dog lovers come...
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twohandgrab
Jun 06, 2003

Coney Island

Coney Island. The oldest amusment park on the east coast. Millions of people visit here each year. With its rides and attractions this by far is the one place you dont want to miss. Within the...
italragazzo
Jun 06, 2003

Coney Island

You might also want to take a subway or ride your bike on the bike path out to Coney Island. For those who don't know Coney Island, it was a seaside resort in the 19th Century and in the early 20th...
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jenran1
Dec 31, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum is closed on Monday's and Tuesday's but opened from 11 until 6 daily and until 10 Thursday evenings and Target First Saturday's of the month. We enjoy going on the First Saturday...
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Botanical Garden

The gardens are a wonderful place to find yourself in. Although not as big as the New York Botanical Gardens, they still deserve a visit. As a child I would visit the gardens on special occasions,...
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Grand Army Plaza

Meant as a grand entrance to Prospect Park, the Arch was designed by John H. Duncan (he later went on to design Grant’s Tomb in NYC) after being choosen by two experts appointed by the Soldiers and...
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Plaza of the grand Army

The Plaza of the grand Army- Central park. this plaza is the entrance to the park from the Southeast and was built on the site of a revolutionary war battlefield. the plaza designed in the 1860s by...
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Prospect Park

Prospect Park is the largest park in Brooklyn; 585-acre acres. It was designed in 1865 by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux after they completed Central Park. Prospect Park contains a 90 acre...
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Park Slope District

Manhattan has Park Avenue, Brooklyn has Park Slope! Don't miss this beautiful historical residential area of Brooklyn, located along the Flatbush Avenue and Prospect Park West, passing by the Grand...
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