"The Original New York Playground" Coney Island by machomikemd

Coney Island Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 60 photos

Once the Playground and Amusement Center of NY!

coney island boardwalk was once the premiere destination of new yorkers in the 19th century due to it's proximity and the easy accesibility of it's beaches to manhattan.

The famous Subway Stop

The Coney island subway stop is a huge area because in the early 1900's, it catered to a large crowd that came from the nearby areas who want to savor the amusement park and the huge boardwalk of coney island and also to swim at the beaches.


Nathan's is now world famous New York Hotdog institution and is a Coney island landmark, they also sponsor the Nathan's worldw famous hotdog eating contest once a year.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:New York's Historic Amusement Capital
  • Cons:Eclipsed by other areas
  • In a nutshell:World Famous
  • Last visit to Coney Island: Oct 2010
  • Intro Written Mar 17, 2012
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