If you're a surfer or skater, this is the best NYC beach for you. Parking isn't too bad either: it's $5 in Jacob Riis Park and there are free lots on nearby streets as well. Read more at MetroFocus. Read more.
Dubbed "New York City’s best kept secret," this beach is perfect for sunbathing, kayaking and just having fun. Dogs are welcome on the boardwalk and there is free parking. Read more at MetroFocus Read more.