If you need to escape the city scene, venture to this sandy spot, which is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. One tip: Bring your own food, since the concession stands aren't always open and there are few restaurants close by.
Jacob Riis Park Beach
|Venue name:||Jacob Riis Park Beach||Contact:|
Rockaway Beach Blvd at Beach Channel Dr
|Opening hours:||Daily 9am–5pm; lifeguards on duty 10am–6pm Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend|