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Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry with One World Observatory Admission
"Head to Pier 78 on the west side of Manhattan to board your morning or afternoon cruise around the lower part of Manhattan. Kick back in the indoor seating area or take in unobstructed views from the boat's observation deck. Cruise down the Hudson River into Manhattan Harbor then up the East River to midtown before looping back. Along the way keep your camera ready for spectacular photo ops of New York's many world-famous skyscrapers and bridges. Your exploration can continue on land at four hop-off locations: Pier 78 World Financial Center Pier 11 and DUMBO Brooklyn. See a variety of New York attractions including the Empire State Building
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Manhattan Harbor Cruise
"Head to Pier 78 on the west side of Manhattan to board your morning or afternoon cruise around the lower part of Manhattan. Kick back in the climate-controlled indoor seating area or take in unobstructed views from the boat's observation deck. Cruise down the Hudson River into Manhattan Harbor then up the East River to midtown before looping back. Along the way keep your camera ready for spectacular photo ops of New York's many world-famous skyscrapers and bridges. See a variety of New York attractions including the Empire State Building Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Battery Park
From $31.00
 
Best of Brooklyn Half-Day Food and Culture Tour
"Welcome to Brooklyn the coolest most dynamic borough in the Big Apple. Not just the center of all things hip and artisanal Brooklyn also happens to be one of the best places to eat in the country right now where dining standards like locavore-ism and farm-to-fork trends hit here early on. This guided half-day culture-and-food-centric tour winds throughout Brooklyn revealing the hip 'hoods and the off-the-beaten-path eats that you'd be hard-pressed to find on your own. Your journey begins in the historic West Village the past and present home to some of the city's most influential residents. Then
From $125.00

Coney Island Tips (23)

Add a beach vacation to your NYC trip!

I'd only ever seen Coney Island featured in old Hollywood movies so I half expected to step out in the roaring 1920s as we got out of the subway in Coney Island. In 1884, the very first American...
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Jefie
Jun 25, 2016

Coney Island

This iconic sight was devastated by Hurricane Sandy and is just starting to reopen in 2015. This is where both the beach boardwalk and the amusement park was invented along with the Hot dog. If you're...
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Jim_Eliason
Oct 28, 2015

Swim in the cold ocean

Every year, on the first day of January, people go for a plunge in the freezing Atlantic Ocean. In 2015, 2500 people raised $70000 for charity. Access for spectators is free.
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kbl
Jan 01, 2015

Safe, Clean, and Very Nostalgic and Fun!

Quick background....I work in law enforcement, I usually am traveling with my family (2 children), and while I do like to explore and I am adventurous, I want to be safe and I don't want to go...
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JoeM130
Aug 27, 2014

Coney Island-Famous Amusement Park!

One of America's most celebrated beach resorts during the first half of the 20th Century, Coney Island remains a Mecca for summer fun even today.Coney Island is a peninsula, formerly an island, in...
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machomikemd
Jul 14, 2014

An old fashioned seaside resort for the masses

(work in progress)It’s difficult to explain why I decided that I needed to visit Coney Island, as it would scarcely feature on the ‘must see’ list for the vast majority of tourists to New York.And yet...
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CatherineReichardt
Oct 23, 2012

Going To Coney Island

When I was young, I listened to Lou Reed's 'Coney Island Baby' many times. Since then, I have had a hope to visit there some day. So this time, during my first visit to New York, I took subway, which...
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MINOSUKE
Aug 30, 2010

Coney Island

The New York Aquarium first opened on December 10, 1896, making it the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States. The Aquarium currently occupies 14 acres by the sea in Coney Island,...
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apbeaches
Jan 16, 2010

Go now while you still can!

time is running out to visit the world's greatest sideshow. Yes Coney Island is filthy, rundown and has a constant smell of something leaking from the pipes below. But one thing is definite. Whether...
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Martinis-At-8
Aug 28, 2007

Lovely Fairground attractions/Amusment park.

When i wentr for a day trip to C island, i had a great time. You can go on one of the old rides or go Go karting. The sea and beach is very beautiful and it is relaxing to get away from thre city for...
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FionaKate
Jan 03, 2007

CONEY ISLAND HAS SO MUCH TO DO YOUR HEAD WILL SPIN

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
Sep 03, 2006

Coney Island

Coney Island was once a huge attraction. It really isn't quite that anymore, but it's still making a big comeback from how it was ten years ago. Since amusement parks are available everywhere now...
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Fewf
Aug 03, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Coney Island

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New York Aquarium

The New York Aquarium is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the U.S.opening in Castle Garden Battery Park, Manhattan in 1896. In 1957, it moved on the boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn....
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New York Aquarium

As a child I remember my parents taking us to the aquarium at least once every summer, usually after a few hours of spending time in Coney Island. I recall that my mom would go nuts looking for me...
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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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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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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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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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Getting to Coney Island

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1208 Surf Ave. Brooklyn NY 11224-2816

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