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 affect Coney Island, it has bounced back since. The world-famous Cyclone roller coaster is back in business. Coney Island isn’t hard to reach either, it’s accessible from Manhattan by subway.