Coney Island TourFree: All time

Located in the peninsula in southwestern Brooklyn, Coney Island is Coney Island is well known as the site of amusement parks and a seaside resort. The attractions reached their peak during the first half of the 20th century, declining in popularity after World War II and years of neglect. In recent years, the area has seen a lot of revamping despite the protest from those who want to keep its unique retro vibe. Learn about Coney Island’s unique history by joining a free tour. The tour introduces both new businesses and attractions as well as the storied past. Learn interesting things about Coney Island along with childhood memories that only a Brooklyn native can tell. The Coney Island tours don’t run on a specific schedule so email to schedule one if interested.

Address: Riegelmann Boardwalk at Stillwell Ave., Brooklyn, New York 11235
Direction: Subway D/F/N/Q to Coney Island-Stillwell Station, N to SB Coney Island Creek Station
Phone: +1 (718) 954-1720

Photo credit: Sarah Ackerman (Flickr CC)