Rockaway is one of the friendliest and always-changing beach towns in New York that is loaded with cool things to do. At Rockaway Beach, located on the coast of Queens, beachgoers will find some of the best tacos, laid-back outdoor bars and awesome shops selling vintage and trendy surfer apparel. Aside from that, Rockaway has a killer art and entertainment scene in addition to its supportive-community vibe. Check out the area’s art galleries at Fort Tilden as well as some of the restaurants and bars which host live music every night of the week. Whether you go to hang ten, get a tan or stuff your face with grub from the boardwalk, there is undoubtedly something for everyone at "Rock-Rock, Rockaway Beach." To many, it's as close as you'll get to paradise in New York City!
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