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South Street Seaport, New York City

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Dive into the spirit of old New York at South Street Seaport. During the mid-19th century, this area was the hub of the city's commercial maritime trade. As you walk the cobblestone streets, you'll pass by restored buildings filled with shops, restaurants and bars, and you will have a great view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Walk to the docks for to see a collection of museum ships, some of which you can board. Throughout the year, you'll happen upon various festivals and events in the area. Be aware that parts of the area are under reconstruction because of damage from Hurricane Sandy. Put South Street Seaport on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our New York City vacation builder.
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  • This area was redeveloped a number of years ago to attract the tourists with its sea port style. Many of the restaurants and shops here are chains so they could be anywhere. I come here for the TKTS b...  more »
  • Great location to sit and relax and take it some American history.Lots of nice pubs, shops fish restaurants and the hop on hop off bus stops here too. Stunning views around the water.  more »
  • Very little here now after the weather event a few years ago. A few independent restaurants and a couple of chain stores. We came years ago and there were great shops and fish restaurants, lets hope i...  more »