Planning for an excursion to the East Shore has never been easier
The East Shore of Staten Island offers a peaceful getaway that is also rich in history. Come and be invigorated by fresh air, sparkling sand, breathtaking hikes, and a multifaceted community, all located just minutes from NYC.
Click to see an itinerary for a day at the East Shore, including transportation and activities.
Rise & Shine
FDR Boardwalk & Beach
Stroll the promenade to sightsee in charming South Beach or lounge for a few hours in the sand and surf.
To sample fusion cuisine, try Zabrosura’s flavorful blend of Peruvian and Mexican dishes. Family recipes make this restaurant a unique experience.
Stop at Miller Field, which was once used as an Army Corps base on Staten Island in 1919.
Mark’s Bake Shoppe
Stroll by Mark’s Bake Shoppe to treat yourself to a snack of pastries and coffee. You can also purchase one-of-a-kind cakes for special occasions.
Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier
Watch amateur anglers work their reels at the Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier, one of the largest in the city.
Pick up some cookies for the kids at Cutest Cookies. Choose cookies with fun shapes like animals, sports, or the four seasons.
Don't miss a Tour of Fort Wadsworth, one of the oldest bulwarks in America, which has ties to George Washington and the battles of the Revolutionary War. Admission is free, and so are the spectacular views of the New York Harbor and skyline.
For an evening of fine dining or to unwind with a glass of wine, visit Café Luna. It’s the perfect venue for a special dinner or event.