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Hit The Water this Summer for Warm Weather Activities



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    Looking to get off land this summer? Here's a look at some ways to have some fun on the water in NYC:

    • Take a ferry ride to Staten Island to see the Statue of Liberty for free. 
    • Go kayaking for free on Staten Island, they provide kayaks, life jackets and paddles. 
    • Go on a yacht cruise or architechture tour around Manhattan. 
    • Spend the day at one of New York City's many beaches
    • Eat dinner at the Grand Banks, it's an oyster bar on a boat. 
    • Go on a speedboat tour to see the skyline and the Statue of Liberty. 
    • Get drinks at the Frying Pan which is a seasonal bar on a boat.