Submitted by Admin on Sat, 02/01/2014 - 09:46

Tens of thousands of tourists are visiting the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area this weekend to be here for tomorrow’s Super Bowl game, accompanied by the global media coverage, but you would not know it by looking around, or speaking to local business owners on City Island.

City Island Images asked them why? City Island Chamber

City Island Images asked them why? City Island Civic Association

Locals, as well as out of town visitors spend time and money trying out different things and visiting different places during the Superbowl weekend. Many spend are still trying to figure out what plans they should make, or where to go over the weekend.

SUPERBOWL TOURISTS... City Island Images reached out to City Island Chamber of Commerce and City Island Civic Association toppers to ask if they had taken any steps to promote City Island to out of town Superbowl visitors, but there has been no response from either group. Not a word, nada, nothing. Ww will keep you posted and let you know.

In the meantime, City Island Images offers this handy list to what's worth your time in and around City Island, along with the latest reviews and updated venues in also found on our website.

City Island
There are a couple of dozen establishments on the island where you can eat, drink and be merry. Some restaurants even have a nice view of The Big Apple's skyline. This nautical community is the best kept secret in New York City. There are Yacht Clubs and boat charters, there's shopping and also a Nautical Museum. During the World Wars, City Island built tugboats, minesweepers, and many of the landing craft used by the military. In the post-war period, yacht production continued and City Island produced seven Americas Cup-winning yachts. There's lots more, so come on up and have a good time.

NY Botanical Garden
Take a stroll through a Tropical Paradise. Indulge your senses in the love-inspiring qualities of dark chocolate, bubbly beverages, and plant aphrodisiacs, while walking through the exotic, lush wonderland and enjoy a local romantic retreat.

NY Zoological Society(WCS)
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) was founded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society. Based at the Bronx Zoo, the organization maintains approximately 500 field conservation projects in 65 countries, with 200 PhD scientists on staff.

Bring your better half, or your pals to any of these places and prove to them that you can spend time doing stuff that they preferred to do during football season. If don’t have friends, or a significant other, then we suggest you devote time working on that. A couple of links on the main event: