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Rockaways Peninsula & Neighborhoods in Queens

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ROCKAWAYS ATTRACTIONS. The beaches, Fort Tilden, Breezy Point Tip, the Jamaica Wildlife Refuge.

RELATED ROCKAWAYS LINKS. Click here to view a history of the Rockaways given by Marty Nislick at the Queens Historical Society. Marty runs a website called RockawaysMemories.com.


1) Public Transit From Queens [90 - 120 mins]. From western Queens take the A train to the Rockaways exit. From eastern Queens take a bus from Jamaica terminal. Click this link to directly to MTA subway maps or the MTA bus maps [FYI - slow loading pdf].

2) Public Transit From NYC [60 - 90 mins]. Take the A train.

3) From Long Island. From Long Island take the LIRR to the Jamaica Station and transfer to a bus line.

4) By CAR. From NYC and Long Island take the Van Wyck Expressway heading south to Atlantic Beach and get off in Far Rockaway. From Queens you can take Woodhaven Blvd south, which becomes Crossbay Blvd, all the way south to the end which is Hammel / Rockaway Beach. From Brooklyn you can take Flatbush Avenue east to the end in Breezy Point. Click this link for more detailed info on the BQE and LIE exits.

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