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June 30, 2021 Rae Baker

Sail Into Summer with NYC Ferry!

The summer is off to a great (and incredibly hot) start! Beat the heat with NYC Ferry as we sail to exciting locations conveniently located near our landings.

Smorgasburg
📍North Williamsburg

Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracting thousands of people. Their flagship Williamsburg location in Marsha P. Johnson Park reopened on June 26th, featuring a variety of delicious food vendors every Saturday from 11am to 6pm.

 

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Smorgasburg – 90 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Skyline Drive-in
📍North Williamsburg

This one-of-a-kind cinematic experience not only delivers the classic drive-in movie experience, but you also get to take in the view of the Manhattan skyline. No worries if you don’t have a car, they offer plenty of outdoor seating for you to sit back and enjoy!

Skyline Drive-in – 1 Oak St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

 

East River Route Parks

Summer in the city means spending time at the various parks that provide space to picnic, read, and gather with friends. Our East River route gives you quick access to some of the best parks with amazing waterfront views!

Battery Park
📍Wall Street

Battery Park overlooks New York Harbor with a view of the Statue of Liberty and features bike paths, a sea glass carousel, plus various gardens and lawns.

 

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Brooklyn Bridge Park
📍DUMBO/Fulton

Brooklyn Bridge Park offers breathtaking views of Lower Manhattan’s skyline and a wide array of delicious concessions. You won’t find yourself bored with the playgrounds, basketball courts, skating rink, and of course the historic Jane’s Carousel.

Hunter’s Point South
📍Hunter’s Point

This waterfront park provides fun and relaxation for everyone including playgrounds, a bikeway, a waterside promenade, and a pavilion that provides concessions and an elevated cafe plaza.

 

📍 Rockaway

An NYC summer isn’t complete without a trip to Rockaway Beach! Sail with NYC Ferry to Rockaway and hop on our free shuttle bus.

Riis Beach Bazaar

This oceanside hub located right on the boardwalk provides food vendors, pop-up shops, and even live entertainment to ensure the perfect beach day from start to finish.

 

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Riis Beach Bazaar – 16702 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Far Rockaway, NY 11694

Bungalow Bar

This beachside hideaway offers panoramic waterfront views and breathtaking sunsets. Enjoy a casual dining experience with an outdoor deck, tiki bar, live music, and of course delicious food and drinks.

 

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Bungalow Bar – 377 Beach 92nd St, Queens, NY 11693

Rockaway Jet Ski

This is not your typical NYC experience! You’ll see the city from a new perspective by renting jet skis for the day. Whether you venture out on your own or take one of their guided tours, you’re sure to have an exhilarating day on the water.

 

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Rockaway Jet Ski – 375 Beach 92nd St, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

 

Best Waterfront Views

Island Oyster
📍Governors Island

Island Oyster brings a true “island experience” to Governors Island with views of Manhattan and tropically inspired cocktails.

 

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Island Oyster – 146 Carder Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Watermark Bar
📍Wall Street

Watermark Bar is an open-air cocktail spot that overlooks the East River, they also offer weekend brunch.

 

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Watermark Bar – 78 South St Pier 15, New York, NY 10038

Anable Basin
📍LIC

Anable Basin is a bar & grill on the East River that offers Manhattan skyline views in a relaxed atmosphere.

Anable Basin – 4-40 44th Dr, Queens, NY 11101

 

Best Ice Cream Shops

Davey’s Ice Cream
📍North Williamsburg

Davey’s Ice Cream is made on-site from raw ingredients, with a variety of flavors from the old favorites to unique creations such as Strong Coffee and Nutella Chocolate Chunk.

Davey’s Ice Cream – 74 Meserole Avenue Brooklyn, New York, 11222

Oddfellows
📍DUMBO/Fulton

Oddfellows is a creative, small-batch ice cream company that prides itself on the “weird and wacky” flavors it’s been churning out since 2013. They even offer vegan and boozy ice cream!

Oddfellows – 44 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Mikey Likes It
📍Stuyvesant Cove

Mikey’s delivers one-of-a-kind flavors with a twist, they are actually inspired by pop culture. Our personal favorite is Brady Bunch which has banana pudding, vienna fingers, and crushed vanilla wafers mixed into it.

Mikey Likes It – 199 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

UES
📍E. 90th St

This little ice cream shop is hiding a big secret, it doubles as a dimly lit speakeasy if you can find the hidden entrance 👀

 

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UES – 1707 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128

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