5 Things You Didn't Know About Coney Island

July 24, 2017

An hour away from the constant hustle and grind of Manhattan, Coney Island graces many New Yorkers with memories and entertainment.

If you’re still thirsty for more about Coney Island after reading this, check out the different activities and tours to experience this magical place in person!

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    Stand Up Comedy (Fri and Sat)

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    Founded by native New Yorkers experienced in the comedy business, EastVille Comedy Club features some of the funniest and most experienced comedians in the city. In its Friday night performances, you'll be TGIFing to a rotating list of the city's best stand-up comics as they showcase their material. During the show, you're almost guaranteed to be right about to laugh, actively laughing, or rolling on the floor with "oh no, I need a new pair of pants" laughter. It's definitely a show you won't want to miss. Is there a better way to spend a Friday night?
    Stand Up Comedy (Fri and Sat)

    85 E 4th St, New York

    • Watch some of the city's (and country's) hottest stand-up comics perform
    • Release the week's tension with bursts of laughter on Friday night
    • Enjoy a drink and good company -- or go alone!
    • All ages welcome
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    79 positive reviews
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    Aerial Adventure Park

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    Experience a day full to the brim with friends, family, and adventure, high up amidst the trees at the amazing Adventure Park! As a child or an adult, you won't be able to help but feel a sense of wonder and excitement as you look up at a series of platforms in the trees connected by cable, wood, rope and zip lines to form bridges, each presenting you a different challenge of how to get to the next level and navigate through the forest. Relax -- you don't have to be a circus acrobat or Tarzan! You'll get to choose from ten different color-coded trails, from 'beginner' (easier and lower to the ground) to intermediate, to advanced, depending on which you feel the most comfortable and confident with. Of course, you will receive a complete safety orientation before your climb, and a double-connected"always-locked-on'climbing system will keep your climbing harness securely attached to the safety line at all times. Feel completely safe as you explore the trails which were intentionally designed for your self-discovery, making lessons unnecessary!
    Aerial Adventure Park

    75 Colonial Springs Rd, Wheatley Heights

    • Experience a day full of friends, family, and adventure at the amazing Adventure Park Long Island
    • Test your wits navigating a series of platforms in the trees connected by cable, wood, rope and zip lines
    • Select your own difficulty level depending on what you feel the most comfortable with
    • Feel safe after undergoing a quick debriefing, and remain secured to a catchline at all times
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    7 positive reviews
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    BYOB Painting (Chelsea)

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    Ever find yourself strolling through a museum thinking I could do that, no problem? And then, upon making the attempt, do you find yourself at a loss as to how to even start? If you're looking to recreate famous works of art -- Monet, Picasso, or even Van Gogh -- in one easy sitting, check out this Painting Workshop. In a fun, stress-free environment, let loose with some wine or beer and a blank canvas. Learn the basics from an experienced instructor, such as how to mimic the strokes of your favorite artist. Recreate a masterpiece -- by the end of the night, you'll be amazed with what you've accomplished.
    BYOB Painting (Chelsea)

    39 W 14th St, New York

    • Learn step-by-step how to recreate a famous painting from Warhol, Van Gogh, Picasso and others
    • Relieve stress through a relaxing, social form of art
    • Put your creative twist on museum staples
    • Sip on your own wine or beer in this fun environment
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    120 positive reviews
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    Twilight Sail

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    Since childhood, our minds are ingrained with the idea that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. However, in New York City, from the vantage point of the harbor, it seems as if that concept couldn't be further from the truth. On this Twilight cruise, it'll feel like New York City is the center of the world. Experience the sight of twilight resonating from the city skyline. You'll have a full bar at your disposal offering a variety of choices available for purchase. Drink in the refreshing breeze as it smoothly presses against your face. Watch night fall on the city as the sun sets behind the Statue of Liberty and embrace views of Manhattan like never before.
    Twilight Sail

    Battery Park South End, New York

    • Experience the city skyline at twilight from the vantage point of the harbor
    • Kick back on a cruise and watch the sun set behind the Statue of Liberty
    • Enjoy drinks from a full bar and leave Manhattan behind
    • Embrace views of the city like never before
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    45 positive reviews
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    Statue of Liberty Evening Cruise

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    You'll enjoy dazzling skyline views of Manhattan on this 1-hour cruise departing from the South Street Seaport. There is no better way to enjoy an evening in New York than sailing along the glistening lights of New York's skyline and sipping complimentary champagne. You'll sail along the East River towards Lady Liberty and back towards the Brooklyn Bridge. This 1-hour cruise is suitable for all ages offering a selection of beers, white wine and soft drinks (for purchase) and views of New York landmarks that should not be missed!

    Statue of Liberty Evening Cruise

    89 South St, New York

    • Watch the sunset over the majestic NYC skyline aboard a water taxi
    • Sail along the East River towards Lady Liberty
    • Witness the breathtaking views of the skyline, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty
    • A commentator narrates your ride and tells you information about all the sights you'll see
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    44 positive reviews
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    Earn Your Wings Flight Package (Westchester)

    Have you always wanted to feel the thrill of free falling without having to... well, jump out of an airplane?! What if you could feel the adrenaline rush of skydiving MINUS your totally understandable fear of heights? Well, here's your chance! iFLY is an indoor skydiving facility that creates true free fall conditions. You'll float inside iFLY's 1,400 hp vertical wind tunnel -- with absolutely NOTHING attaching you to planet earth. And with the Earn Your Wings package, you'll get the ultimate beginner-level package for a great introduction to indoor skydiving: 2 unforgettable flights, plus hands-on assistance and a comprehensive training session from your personal flight instructor. You'll even get to take home a personalized flight certificate to show off to your friends. This is one indoor aerial experience you don't want to miss! Note: You will need to arrive 1 hour prior to flight time for a training session. Includes use of all the flight gear. If you have had a prior shoulder dislocation, back, or neck problems you should not fly. Those less than 6 feet tall must weigh less than 230 pounds, and those over 6 feet must weigh less than 250 pounds. Flyers can be as young as 3 years of age; there is no upper age limit. Discounted rate offered to groups of 8 or more. Please visit our website for more information.
    Earn Your Wings Flight Package (Westchester)

    849 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers

    • Experience the adrenaline rush of skydiving without having to jump out of an airplane
    • Benefit from the ultimate beginner's package, with everything you need to have a great first flight
    • Feel safe and prepared with hands-on assistance from your personal flight instructor
    • Channel your inner super hero as you float in iFLY Westchester's 1,400 hp vertical wind tunnel
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    Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure -- Central Park

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    Price is for a group of 2-5 people Looking for a way to turn New York City into a giant game board? Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the amazing race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of NYC. Guided from any smartphone, you'll make your way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Answer questions to uncover the next, secret location. The adventure begins at Columbus Circle and leads you from the ball fields and the zoo, through the mall and around its scenic ponds to the area near the park's castle gates. Ready to breathe some fresh air and experience Central Park like it was meant to be?
    Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure -- Central Park

    Columbus Circle, New York

    • Compete in a fun, interactive scavenger hunt around New York City guided by your smartphone
    • Answer questions and complete challenges to guide you to your next location on the tour
    • Adventure by famous Central Park locations such as the mall, the zoo, and the ponds
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    12 positive reviews
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    Alien Attack Escape Room

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    Bad news, space cowboy: Aliens -- the hostile kind -- have attacked your station. Time to put on your thinking Stetson, round up the crew's best minds and ESCAPE THE ALIEN ATTACK. Oh, it gets worse. There's a time limit, too. The pressure's on, and you've got a station to save. Do you have what it takes? Can you out-clever the galactic gremlins before they capture you, kill you, or worse -- turn you into a lab rat for inspection purposes? Who knows what they're into these days. Bottom line, it won't be pretty. It's time to pull all of the stops in this ultimate combination of cerebral and tactile challenges. On top of testing your own ability to survive under pressure, you'll get the chance to see which of your friends are the best in emergency situations, and consequently, which of your friends are just dead weight. ...In an emergency situation, of course! We're sure your friends are lovely people. But that won't help in an alien attack, will it?
    Alien Attack Escape Room

    39 W 32nd St, New York

    • Flee the hostile alien force attacking your space station in the outer reaches of the galaxy
    • Test your problem-solving skills and determine whether you have the ability to survive under pressure
    • Discover which one of your friends is the best to have around in an emergency situation
    • Escape self-destruction on a galactic scale
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    44 positive reviews
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    The Impossible Murder Mystery

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    Something doesn't add up. Diabolical Professor of Math, Felix Goban, is locked away in the clink for the savage murders of seven of academia's greatest minds. And yet, two more people are dead and all signs point to him. Put yourself in the shoes of a sleuthing detective and enter the mind of a mad mathematician. It's going to take quick thinking to unravel this calculated game. The numbers are stacked against your and you've only got one hour to get the job done...So bring your smartest friends to divide and conquer!
    The Impossible Murder Mystery

    52 Kent St, Brooklyn

    • Treat yourself to a thrilling escape room game based on a murder mystery
    • Figure out how a mad math teacher keeps killing from behind bars
    • Challenge your wits and work with your friends to beat a one-hour clock
    • Enjoy an immersive gaming experience designed to thrill
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    18 positive reviews
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    City Lights Sail

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    Board the 1851 revival ship, Schooner America, and take a journey after dusk, around the island of Manhattan all lit up with lights. Without the sirens, honks, and screaming strangers, the calm surrounding rivers highlight the beauty of this majestic city. Embrace the lights of the city's skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and enjoy the view of Battery Park. By the end of the trip, you'll understand why many consider it the best in the world. The city doesn't sleep. Why should you?
    City Lights Sail

    62 Chelsea Piers, New York

    • Enjoy the elegance of an 1851 revival ship, Schooner America
    • View the island of Manhattan covered in lights
    • Tour the city from the surrounding rivers
    • Sip on champagne and embrace the breathtaking night sky
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    196 positive reviews

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