Travelers are voting Bronx Kill, Harlem River and Arthur Kill as the best of 6 straits near New York City. There are 2 straits near Asbury Park a city just 30 km from New York City and 2 straits near Morris Plains which is 31 km distant. The most popular of these are Arthur Kill near Asbury Park and Kill Van Kull in Morris Plains. You can find 4 straits in New York and 11 straits in the country of United States. Our members favorite in New York is Harlem River and Bronx Kill is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of straits near New York City.