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Nagid Tecocoatzi

Hospitality Management  

Professor Goodlad

12-09-17

 

     1, South Brooklyn Ferry

There are so many ways to travel in brooklyn, and a relatively new way to travel is to take the NYC ferry. The south brooklyn ferry connects some of brooklyn’s neighborhoods, allowing for a fast travel by the water. The route starts at the pier by the ‘‘American Veterans Memorial’’  at Bay Ridge Ave.  The fair is the same as a bus or a train in NY city $2.75. As you ride you can feel the wind on the upper platform of the ferry, and see the beautiful coastline of New York and Brooklyn.

      2.Brooklyn Bridge Park

You can get off the ferry at Brooklyn bridge park. Once there try out Jane’s Carousel it’s $2, it is very beautiful and you will get to ride seeing the manhattan coast line. The park also offers a amazing ice cream shop the famous ‘‘Brooklyn Ice cream Factory’’. There would regularly be a long line, but you won’t feel like you are only standing, and it is worth the wait to eat on a nice summer day. Once you have tried that lay in the shade at the field of grass.

  1. Pier 2  

Pier 2 has many things to offer for entertainment. The things that it has to offer are all form of physical activity. One thing that you have to try out is rollerskating, they play all types to music as you ride along the roller rink. There is also basketball courts, handball courts, a swing set, and a small field that you can play soccer or football on. There is something for everybody to do, you don’t need to be the most physically active person to enjoy your time there.

  1. Pier 6                                                                                                                               There is always something to enjoy at pier 6, it has different forms of entertainment. There is a big section for just for the kids to enjoy. The most popular attraction for kids is the water lab a small but fun water park that will keep you kids busy for a long time. Another is sandbox village great for kids, but know sand gets everywhere. Slide mountain offers its tall slides and many jungle gyms so the children get to run around all they like. For the more grown adults, there is volleyball, but if you don’t feel like exerting yourself you can take a walk seeing all of the lovely plants that have been placed there
  2. Coney Island Circus

The Ringling Bros the Coney Island Illuscination is a circus that comes to coney island every summer, the circus is located by the entrance of the boardwalk. The  circus offers all kinds of stunts to get people off all ages excited. Certain acts that they have are mortar cyclist all driving in a small round cage, and others are acts are with wild animals. This circus has all the usual stuff you will expect to see in a circus, such as tightrope walks, clowns, and magicians. This is fun for the whole family but you can easily enjoy it by yourself to.

  1. Coney Island beach

This beach has a lot to offer, it is the ideal way to spend some of your summer day. The coney island beach goes along to whole boardwalk, which is the longest boardwalk in america. The beach is the perfect way to relax laying down in the sun, and looking at the blue sky. For people who want a little more excitement the beach contains beach volleyball courts, hand ball, and basketball. Many people in new york take the opportunity of having this beach and celebrate july 4th on the beach   

  1. Fire Works

In the summer coney island on the boardwalk host a firework show on the beach. With each coming year it gets better, by how they add some new effect to firework show. This is done every friday during the summer, and it is all free. This is done at 9:30 and last about 15 to 20 minutes, it starts at the last weekend in june and ends in the week before labor day. The time leading up to the fire works is full of life, music is playing, kids run with there light up toys as people gather for a nice spot, and there is even karaoke before it starts.

  1. The Amusement Park

One thing that has to be done in a trip to coney island is to go to Luna Park. It is a amusement park with all kinds of fun rides and games, like skee ball and roller coasters. If you can time it right a great experience will be to ride on the wonder wheel (a large ferris wheel) while the fireworks are going on. A ride that stands out from all of the others is The Cyclone, it is the  oldest roller coaster in america, and is the largest the park has to offer. The Cyclone is a wooden roller coaster, because of that when you ride it would be shaking adding a bit more excitement to the ride

      9, Aquarium

The New York Aquarium was shut down for a long time after hurricane sandy but now it is back open. The price to see the aquarium is 11.95 for all ages, but kids 2 and under get to go in for free. Anyone who like animals will definitely get to enjoy this trip, the aquarium is broken up to four exhibits. Conservation hall, sea cliffs, aqua theater, and sharks, rays and turtles, The most popular one is the aquatheater where the host a show with sea lions. The sea cliffs are where they have the animal that like in rocky terrain by the water, and the conservation hall host a wide range of marine life

  1. Brooklyn Cyclones                                                                                                          The Brooklyn Cyclones play just off the coney island boardwalk, and they are a minor league baseball team. This will be fun for a person who really enjoys sports, but just about anyone can enjoy seeing a baseball game in person. The ballpark is also used to host games for other people, such as the the finals to see which high school has the best baseball team  .

 

        

 

‘‘Routes and Schedules’’ About, 12-10-17

 

https://www.ferry.nyc/routes-and-schedules/route/south-brooklyn/

 

‘‘Pier 6’’ About, 12-09-17

https://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/park/pier-6

 

‘‘Animal’’ Exhibits, 12-10-17

 

https://nyaquarium.com/exhibits

 

‘‘Brooklyn Cyclones’’ community, 12-10-17

http://www.brooklyncyclones.com/home/

 

‘‘Luna Park’’ About, 12-10-17

 

http://lunaparknyc.com/about/

 

‘‘Friday Night Fireworks’’ Events, 12-10-17

 

http://lunaparknyc.com/events/friday-night-fireworks-5/

 

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