13. Join the North Brooklyn Boat Club
Get active and proactive together helping to preserve Bushwick Inlet Park. The North Brooklyn Boat Club is a community of members committed to cleaning up this section of waterfront open space. Paddle on kayaks and canoes, and also learn how to get involved in a community effort.
Did you know you could take a speedboat out to a floating clubhouse? That is a real thing. Visit the Honorable William Wall, which is the floating clubhouse of the Manhattan Yacht Club. Bring along some food and hit the clubhouse bar to take in the sunset and the skyline.
15. Go to Hoboken
Nooo!!!!!!!! Except that the waterfront has killer views of Manhattan that are almost awesome enough to make you forgive New Jersey. Also, NJ isn't all bad, apparently.
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Meagan Drillinger is a freelancer for Thrillist and would personally enjoy any of these dates. Except maybe Hoboken. Follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook at @drillinjourneys.