In its heyday, from the turn of the century to the Second World War, Coney Island, NY wasthe city's playground. Years of neglect followed, but the arrival of the new Luna Park amusement park gave the area fresh life. Now, the hundreds of thousands of people visit one of the best New York beaches and things to do in NYC this summer each year. Visit Nathan’s hot dogs for a bite, buy a ticket for a Coney Island Cyclones game and make Coney Island in NY one of the best day trips from NYC!
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