Why go?—Astoria Park sits between the Triboro and Hellgate bridges, so the view is spectacular from anywhere along the edge of the park, especially at sunset.
Why go?—To remind yourself that Manhattan is an island surrounded by water and boats and all that nautical stuff.
Why go?—If you’re able to catch the sunset during the tram ride, you’ll be rewarded of breathtaking views of the East River and beyond.
Why go?—The Bronx has the best views of the Palisades, which look even more stunning in the setting sun.
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