After the Super Storm Sandy in 2014, plenty of buildings and attraction points were demolished, but still, there are plenty of places you can visit in South Street Seaport. From a stunning view of Brooklyn Bridge and East River to gourmet street food to tall ships moored in the harbor. There are many activities to do at this historic seaport.
Do and see
Other than just shopping and eating, South Seaport has a lot to offer, for instance, it House South Street Seaport Museum which also oversees Bowne & Co. and a passel of redecorated ships. The other place to see is Melville Gallery which hosts plays and other events. From April to October, One looking for cruises can visit Hornblower Cruises which is a unique theatrical-style show and also a perfect place to enjoy your vacations. Broadway enthusiasts can head to the downtown TKTS Booth which is situated on the corner of Front and John streets which is a top place to buy discounted tickets to the day's shows at South Street Seaport.
Many visitors want to stay landlocked, to get more of the water while staying on land you can go to Pier 14 and take advantage of its outdoor and indoor seating which provides beautiful sights of water and surrounding area.
Well, the sights at Seaport are just magnificent, but a trip doesn't end without getting on the water. For a luxury cruise at a low price, head to Pier 6 and buy tickets for the New York water taxi or Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises.
Eat and Drink
Quickest way to grab a bite is at Seaport Smorgasbord which is just outside seaport studios along Fulton Street. Another renowned restaurant is Fresh Salt which serves up shareable plates and burgers alongside cocktails, beer, and wine. The other famous eateries at South Street Seaport are MarkJoseph Steakhouse, Paris Café, Nelson Blue and Jeremy's Ale House.
Not an amazing place to buy groceries but a great place stock up on fresh food, snacks, and gift items. Famous shop Bowne & Co. Stationeries is worth a look to see old letter machines. At Salty Paw you can buy treats for your dogs that say 'I Love NY.' If you are visiting South Street Seaport on weekends, then you may get a chance to visit outdoor farmer's market held at Fulton Stalk Market.
Besides traditional style markets, Seaport Studios offers designers wares and art exhibition located at the corner of Fulton and Front Streets. A great place to buy clothes, jewelry, and fashion-forward accessories.