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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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  • OK the whole place is being rebuilt and will be ready for the summer of 2018. Still worth going by if you have some time there is about 4 blocks of things to do, cafe's etc. Cant wait until its done!  more »
  • For anyone interested in buying tickets to a broadway show, there's a TKTS booth at the South Street Seaport, that rarely has any lineups, is open earlier than the one in Times Square and the area is ...  more »
  • Went during a Good Friday trip to the city. Most things were closed and not many people around at all. It's pretty though.  more »

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