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Rockaway Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY, USA

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About Rockaway Beach

A famous beach which was located in the Queens county and It is named for the Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk, which is the largest urban beach in the United States,

Attractions Near Rockaway Beach

Jacob Riis Park
Jacob Riis Park5.11km from Rockaway Beach

This is a seaside park at at the southern end of the Rockaway peninsula. Daily a lot of people visit this place and it is runnign by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation authority.

Dead Horse Bay
Dead Horse Bay7.04km from Rockaway Beach

This is a beautiful beach located in the Jamaica bay of Brooklyn. The bay has become a sort of mecca for those looking for unusual things to do in NYC. The beach is situated next to an old landfill and it is covered with old bottles, old toys, even old bicycles. The years-old things that left here is now so beautiful to see.

Forest Park
Forest Park13.12km from Rockaway Beach

The tenth-largest park in New York City and the third-largest in Queens. The park contains 165 acres of trees, including the largest continuous oak forest. Some trees are more than a century and a half old. The park sits on hills left behind by the Wisconsin glacier and is a haven for native plants and wildlife in the midst of the city's sprawl.

New York Aquarium
New York Aquarium13.43km from Rockaway Beach

Foundeed in 1896, it is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States. The facility occupies 14 acres and boasts 266 species of aquatic wildlife.

Jewish Children's Museum
Jewish Children's Museum14.03km from Rockaway Beach

The Jewish Children's Museum is the largest Jewish-themed children's museum in the United States. It aims for children of all faiths and backgrounds to gain a positive perspective and awareness of the Jewish heritage, fostering tolerance and understanding. The permanent collection features exhibits designed to be both educational and entertaining to children, often employing interactive multimedia.

Lefferts Historic House
Lefferts Historic House15.17km from Rockaway Beach

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,

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Queens is a borough of New York City. It is the largest borough geographically and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn, at the western end of Long Island.