New York Aquarium
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
See sharks, rays, sea otters, octopus, jellyfish and more at the oldest continually operating aquarium in the US.
* Take in a sea lion show at the Aquatheater (limited seating), chill out while zebra sharks swim overhead and admire rainbow colored coral exhibits. See sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, and penguins at outdoor Sea Cliffs.
* Pretend to be a shark, sea otter or humpback whale in the new PlayQuarium. Experience deep sea exploration in giant kelp forests and coral reefs in this hands-on, imaginative exhibit.
* See Pacific octopus, moon jellies, zombie worms, and more weird and wonderful invertebrates in Spineless.
* In immersive Ocean Wonders: Sharks, go below the surface and meet the amazing animals, including sharks, rays, sea turtles, and more, that live right off the Coney Island Boardwalk.
🍽 The Seaside Cafe offers a full menu of fresh, locally, and responsibly sourced items including freshly baked cookies and certified bird-friendly coffee.
Visit Luna Park down the boardwalk.
Watch competitors stuff their face with hot dogs – the record is 76 in 10 minutes. Pre-show festivities will begin at 10 am with musical and dance performances. The women chow down at 11 am, the men at 12:30 pm.
In front of the iconic Nathan’s Famous flagship restaurant at the corner of Surf and…More info
Visit Coney Island’s iconic seaside amusement park, home of the historic Cyclone and Thunderbolt roller coasters, dozens of family-friendly and thrill rides, dining, carnival games shops and more.
Buy unlimited-ride 4-hour wristbands (buy online to avoid lines) or pay per ride at the park. Some attractions only available for riders over 48 inches tall.