Located in southern Brooklyn, people head to Coney Island for its famous hot dogs, amusement park and popular beach and boardwalk. Coney Island has been attracting visitors since the 1830s -- especially Manhattan residents who thought it to be easily accessible but still far enough to be a getaway. The destination’s most notable feature is its many rides, circus sideshows and carnival games at Luna Park, Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, Scream Zone, McCullough's Kiddie Park, Eldorado Bumper Cars & Arcade and Coney Island Arcade & Games. The most iconic Coney Island ride is undoubtedly Luna Park’s Cyclone Rollercoaster, a wild wooden coaster so exciting Charles Lindbergh was quoted in Time Magazine as saying it was more thrilling than his first solo flight across the Atlantic. Along with adventurous rides, Coney Island also offers a boardwalk of shops and eateries along almost three miles of sand beach. Don’t forget to get a Nathan’s Famous hot dog from it’s original 1916 location at the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues. Other Coney Island attractions include the New York Aquarium, Abe Stark Ice Skating Rink and MCU Park.

Practical Info

To get to Coney Island by subway, take the D, F, N or Q to Stillwell Avenue Station. 

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Coney Island Walking Tour

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Come down to New York City's most famous beach where millions of people used to escape the summer heat. On this tour you will explore all over the amusement ...  Read more

Location: New York, New York
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $25.00

Coney Island Ocean Jet Ski Tour

Join this exhilarating 90-minute Jet Ski expedition to New York City's Coney Island, Rockaway beaches and into the Atlantic Ocean.

Location: New York, New York
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $175.00

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