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“Pretty much closed in January”
Review of Coney Island USA

Coney Island USA
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$190.53*
and up
Coney Island Ocean Jet Ski Tour
Ranked #1 of 33 Fun & Games in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Home to famous rides like the Cyclone Roller Coaster, the Wonder Wheel and the Parachute Jump, this historic seaside section of Broooklyn is about an hour by train from Manhattan and still boasts a lively boardwalk, beach, and the best hot dogs around.
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Pretty much closed in January”
Reviewed January 23, 2014

The title sums it up: the place is pretty much boarded up in the winter. When open, it's honky-tonk that caters to the people that live in the projects in the area. The beach doesn't have white sand, is short & eroded. Not very inviting at all, everything looks grimy.

Visited January 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“OLD WORLD CHARM”
Reviewed January 12, 2014

While the town itself is a bit of a dump, the boardwalk and beach area is like a return to a different era.

It may not have the false razzamatazz of more modern beachfronts but it has an certain charm that evokes gentler times and this is the criteria on which my rating is based.

Visited July 2013
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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Don't go to New York and miss this”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Coney Island is iconic. We were there in winter, with everything closed down and snow on the beach. Nothing but seagulls, a few fishermen and a guy jogging in his briefs. It was magical.

Visited January 2014
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New York, New York, United States
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Checkout the Brand New Coney Island!”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Sandy did some terrible damage to Coney Island along with thousands of other spots along the coast line.. but the upside is, this area is now completely redone and brand spanking new.
They had to bring in Fresh Sand and build new boardwalks and it is nothing like it was a couple of years ago..

Go check it out if you haven't already done so!

Visited September 2013
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GRAND ISLAND
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“ride of our life”
Reviewed January 7, 2014

we couldn't spend a lot of time here, having split over from a ballgame, but the folks were terrific.... the operator of the cyclone, as if straight out of the script of "Carousel," sort of flipped for my grand-daughter and let her ride as long as she liked for a buck... can't beat that... and we got back into the ballgame, as well, see review at Keyspan Park

Visited June 2013
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