The last days of summer are upon us, which means that beach season in New York City is officially winding down. The city's public beaches will close on September 8, so you have just a couple more weeks to make a beeline for Coney Island or the Rockaways (and you can hop on the NYC Ferry for a pleasant, if crowded, ride to the latter).
Don't feel like dealing with the crowds? Head to Staten Island to check out some of NYC's more off-the-beaten path beaches. And if going for a swim isn't your thing, don't fret—most beaches come with plenty of other outdoor activities.Read More