Rockaway Beach

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Queens, NY 11693

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  • The NYTimes declared this beach the 'Hamptons for the Williamsburg set'. We just think it's a great place to get your surf on. Not to mention a great Ramone's Song.
  • Spot a palm tree at Rockaway Beach? Then you've found one of our new, solar-powered mobile charging stations, available all summer long. Charge up today and stay connected, c/o AT&T.
  • It's not hard, not far to reach, we can hitch a ride to Rockaway Beach!
  • Go get lunch at Rockaway Taco on 96 street
  • Beautiful beach
  • Dont feed the birds on the beach...and pick up your garbage when you leave
  • Best waves in Queens
  • Really one of the nicest beaches ever!
  • Run the Boardwalk from 67 to 116 and back for an easy 5k.
  • Sip a pina colada at The Sandbar on Rockaway Beach, see fat ladies in tacky swimsuit coverups, and feel the breeze as birds fly by.
  • Take the Rockabus! It's faster than the subway and cheaper than hiring a car.
  • Urban beach fun! Can see the manhattan in one direction, and the ocean in the other. Wow!
  • pick up order pie order @ Plum Tomatoes
  • Don't bother bringing he car unless you know someone with a driveway. There's no parking pretty much everywhere
  • An original haiku: irresistible / my farmer's tan it really was / goodbye sweet white bod
  • Get your pedicure done at Sunny Nails on Beach 116 street. Ask for Tracy she is the best :)
  • Go home, hipsters!!!!
  • Eat at Rockaway Taco afterwards
  • The train back is a diaster. Pro tip: take the bus that stops near Rockaway Tacos to the Broad Channel subway station. That way you get to skip the awful "S" / shuttle subway.
  • IF YOUR ONLY IN NYC FOR A LITTLE WHILE BE SURE TO GET TO THE BEACH. ROCKAWAY IS PART OF NYC AND IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACHES ON THE EAST COAST. TAKE A TRAIN, PUT YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND.