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Vacation in Coney Island

Coney Island is not really an island it is actually a peninsula but at one point in time it was an island, so the name is not entirely a misnomer. This are is the southernmost tip of Brooklyn and is home to almost 60,000 people, the island is most widely known for its beach on the Atlantic Ocean and the amusement park. The island was a major tourist attraction and a seaside resort during the early part of the twentieth century but in later years the region lost popularity and was overtaken by newer destinations. Continue reading