All river-facing high-rise patios, rooftop parties & decks are perfect for this July 4th celebration but if you visiting the concrete jungle THESE are our top 3 spots for an unforgettable view of the nations LARGEST fireworks display along the Hudson River. Best seen with good friends & family in the city!
1. The Press Lounge at Ink48
653 11th Ave. at West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036
Sit like a king on top of New York City up above the crowds along the West Side Highway. The Press Lounge at the Ink48 Hotel is located midtown along the Hudson River. Get your cameras ready, this spot has one of the best views in the city. Our advice is to get there early, or book a room in advance!!!!
2. Frying Pan
Pier 66 & West 26th St.
New York, NY
If you want to be low key and hang out with the cool kids... hop on that citibike and head to the Frying Pan (an actual floating restaurant) this 4th of July. You'll be right along the Hudson River with unique seating accompanied by the perfect combination of burgers & beer. Few bars will get you THIS close to the 4th of July action. Make reservations NOW!
3. Coney Island
Surf Ave & Stillwell.
Brooklyn, NY 11224
For those of you who want to get out of the city and have some fun we suggest you work up an appetite and head over to Coney Island for their international hot dog eating contest, carnival rides, AND fireworks!
Hudson River - starts at around 9:25 p.m.
Coney Island - MCU Park, gates open at 4:30 p.m.