The Chelsea Piers has 28 acres of waterfront sports and other entertainment. Next to the Hudson River, is opened in 1995 as a public recreational area. It combines four historic piers (59, 60, 61 and the headhouse) into one attraction that includes golf, a sky rink, restaurants, and must more things to do that is popular for the whole family.
Morey's Piers is an amusement area on the boardwalk that covers more than 18 acres. There are three amusement areas, and two water parks, so there is bound to be something for everyone, including several roller coasters, helicopter rides, a giant Ferris wheel and more. During the year they also have children's programs like Radio Disney, Beach Jam scouting activities, Educational Extravaganzas and a Closer Walk Christian Youth weekend experience.
Ocean City Pier is three miles of boardwalk covered in entertaining amusement venues. It was picked at the best in America by Travel Channel and has rides, arcade games, ice cream, candy apples funnel cakes and more. For the little kids there is a 1902 antique merry-go-round featuring animals hand carved from wood. Plus there is a haunted house, tilt-a-whirl ride and the Tidal Wave roller coaster for more exciting fun. Visitors can also shop, eat some great foods, and go visit the Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum or visit on the nearby golf courses or relax at the beach.
Cocoa Beach Pier, also called Canaveral Pier, is the place to be if you love to go watch the people stroll around, eat and drink some great foods, and go sightseeing or picture taking. It is located on Meade Avenue and Ocean Beach Blvd next to Best Western Hotel. You can also go fishing from the pier, plus there are lots of nearby hotels if you want to turn your day trip into a several day adventure.
With the construction of the new Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay, the old bridge connecting St. Petersburg with Sarasota become the World's longest fishing pier. The most common activity at the pier is fishing. Common catches include cobia, sheepshead, grouper, black sea bass, Spanish mackerel, red snapper, snook, tarpon, king mackerel, and pompano.
Are roller coasters and theme parks what you are after for your next vacation? You are in luck, there are numerous hot spots across the USA that have something for every thrill seeker. You can visit either coast and hit one of the Disney parks in Florida...