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9) 79th Street Boat Basin

From the Boat Basin you can see and hear the hypnotic activity of boat life. Many of the moored boats house water-borne New Yorkers who make this their home. On a sunny weekend, yachts pull in to refuel and sail boats glide by. If you feel like sitting and watching, a good place is the tree-shade hillside north of the Boat Basin.

image of boats at dock
Photo by Sarah Kunstler

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