10 Amazing Things to Do in New York


5. Coney Island

Coney Island (which is actually a peninsula) has been New York’s quickie beach vacation destination for more than a century. While Superstorm Sandy did batter Coney Island, it’s bounced back since. The world-famous Cyclone roller coaster is back in business. Coney Island isn’t hard to reach either, it’s just a few stops from Manhattan by subway.