NYC. Queens. Long Island City. Gantry Plaza State Park. summer edition.

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The Gantry Plaza State Park is located right at the East River in the Long Island City nighborhood of Queens. I first visited this park in March 2012 and went back there last September.

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My favourite part of the park are the hammocks:

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If you’re not lucky enough to score a free hammock, the sunbeds are also a great spot to relax and watch the sun set behind the Manhattan skyline.

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Gantry Plaza State Park is also home to the old Pepsi Cola sign:

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The sky above New York was so pretty on the day I visited – another thing that made that day one of my favourite days spent in NYC.

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The clostest subway station to the park is 
Vernon Blvd/ Jackson Av (7 train) 
but you could also take the East River Ferry.

places nearby: the 5pointz graffiti building, 
the Unisphere in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park 
and the murals on India street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
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