The borough’s southwest Atlantic coast started out as a resort area in the mid-19th century, then by the 1880s evolved into a cluster of the USA’s first amusement parks . Today, after a period of decline in the late 20th century, this family travel classic now exerts a retro appeal to a new generation, with rides and attractions that are a mix of new and vintage (particularly the Wonder Wheel, the Cyclone roller coaster, and the Parachute Jump); the New York Aquarium is also out here, as well as a popular, fairly well kept beach.

Read more in my post 6 Top Cool Experiences in Brooklyn, New York City.

Chris Parypa Photography


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