Coney Island

The Great American Playground

An hour by subway from Times Square, this beach attraction in the south of Brooklyn offers an alternative to Manhattan’s frenetic pace. 
It’s the more casual side of “The City That Never Sleeps.”

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The boardwalk is the heart of Coney Island. The famous candy apples at Williams Candy are an institution dating back 75 years.

The boardwalk is the heart of Coney Island. The famous candy apples at Williams Candy are an institution dating back 75 years.

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Built in 1926, the boardwalk runs for more than a mile along the Atlantic Ocean.

 
 

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Between May and September, Coney Island welcomes more than three million visitors. In the winter,the renovated New York Aquarium is an excellent alternative.

 
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From the famous clams at Paul’s Daughter to the legendary hot dogs at Nathan’s, Coney Island offers a fun variety of food you can enjoy on the go.

From the famous clams at Paul’s Daughter to the legendary hot dogs at Nathan’s, Coney Island offers a fun variety of food you can enjoy on the go.

 
 

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