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New York Aquarium

The New York Aquarium is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the US. Originally opened in Castle Clinton in Battery Park, Manhattan in 1896, since 1957 it’s been located on the boardwalk in Coney Island. The aquarium occupies 14 acres and boasts over 350 species…

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Coney Island

Coney Island is another icon of New York – the famous seaside resort and amusement park on the shores of the Atlantic entertains hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Coney Island is the westernmost part of the barrier islands of Long Island and is…