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Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

O P
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Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

Hi All

I went to Hoboken NJ and watched the sun rise over Downtown Manhattan which was wonderful. I would now like to see another sunrise but somewhere different. I'm thinking on a beach or from the mountains?! I have a friend who can drive so we can go anywhere within an hour or so of the city. Can anyone suggest somewhere for a great view of the sun rise? Thank you in advance.

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1. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

I was going to suggest this before when you were looking for a beach, but consider Mount Loretto on Staten Island- http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/8291.html

For more suggestions, when will you be back?

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2. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

Sandy Hook NJ probably has great sunrises over the ocean, but depending on when you are going, the ferry does not run in the winter and I think it will be more than an hour by car. http://www.nyharborparks.org/visit/saho.html

The beaches at Far Rockaway are accessible by subway. www.nycgovparks.org/parks/rockawaybeach

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far_Rockaway,_Queens

All of the mountains within a couple of hours are more big hills than Rockies or Alps type mountains...

Maybe High Point State Park in NJ. http://www.visitnj.org/high-point-state-park

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3. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

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4. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

this is over a 2 hour drive but i have a soft spot for Montauk, which is the eastern end of Long Island. there is a diner which overlooks the marina and you can watch the sun rise.

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5. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

Wow these all sound great. I will research each further. Many thanks

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6. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

Bear Mt. state park has some great sunrises over looking the Hudson and the city in the distance.

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9. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

Hi. This Bear Mountain looks good. And you can see Manhattan in the distance from up there? How long would the drive be from UES, Manhattan please?

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10. Re: Places to see a great sunrise?! Beach? Mountain? Not NJ view

High Point State Park looks good too- great vantage point but it looks too far of a drive from Manhattan. Anywhere closer? Thank you