What would summer season be with out a little warmth? A bit journey? A bit mischief? Last month, The New York Times for Kids visited Coney Island to get all three. Along the seaside, within the maze of rides at Luna Park and on the sandy boardwalk, we discovered and spoke to greater than 50 youngsters to search out out what they love most about this quirky however basic New York vacation spot. For some youngsters, it was the curler coasters. For others, it was simply being with their buddies when college’s out. Yet one factor gave the impression to be true among the many youngsters we met: There’s no higher place to remain cool.
Additional reporting by Alexa Díaz
Josh Ocampo is a Senior Digital Editor for The New York Times for Kids. Caroline Tompkins is a photographer and a professor on the School of Visual Arts.