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Uncorny Coney

10 Apr

My absolute favorite time to visit Coney Island is off season. There’s such a down at the heels, sadly romantic feel about the place. It’s quiet.

Coney Island in Winter

You can hear the waves lapping at the shoreline. I love it.

Coney Island in Winter

During the summer it’s a whole ‘nother story. I try to avoid it like the plague. Thousands of people swarm the boardwalk and it’s hotter than hades.

Coney Island in Winter

Nathan’s is open year round, as is the rightfully famous Totonno’s.

The Cyclone is not.

The Cyclone

Trust me, that’s okay. It’s the scariest roller coaster I’ve ever been on. It whips you so hard they ask you to take your glasses off. I balked when the guy asked me that. I said, “But what if I want to see?” And the guy replied to me, “Trust me, you’re not going to want to!”