While there is an abundance of interesting sites from Brooklyn to Manhattan, don’t miss out on all the fun and excitement waiting for you in Queens. This classy borough has some of the finest parks in NYC, splendid bars and fascinating art museums as well.
If you are looking to spend your day frolicking through the the green expanses or sampling the delicacies at Queens many fine eateries you can expect a thrilling trip through this corner of New York. Following are some of the most popular attractions in the Queens borough you will not want to miss in your next trip to NYC.
1. Flushing Meadows
The second largest park in New York rivals the beauty and everything but the fame of Central Park, which is the largest park in the city. Queens Flushing Meadows is home to some of the most iconic and interesting cultural locations in the city. You will find Queens museum, Citi Field, the New York Hall of Science and many more interesting seasonal attractions. Even if you don’t visit any of these fascinating locations you can still find your fill of fun boating in the lake, biking on the trails or just exploring the beauty and nature of this attractive destination
2. Museum of the Moving Image
For those who have taken an interest in making movies, videos of all sorts and TV history, here is a chance to get on the insides lap. The Museum of the Moving Picture features exhibits from every era of the filmmaking evolution. You will find the old kodachrome recorders alongside exhibits of viral internet videos and CGI technology providing a fascinating experience that is fun and educational. Fun things to do include fully engaging exhibits like the classic video games and a movie theater featuring classic movies and modern films too all with a family theme. Once you’ll go there you’ll just have to return for another visit.
3. Citi Field �” You don’t have to be a die-hard fan of the old ball game to show up in the stands and root for the home team. Citi Field also hosts hundreds of concerts and other events each year as well. In addition to fascinating events and things to try, there is a great many food options to suit every taste, you can find El Verano Taqueria, Fuku and the Shake Shack to quench any hunger pangs developed while exploring the city.
4. Jacob Riis Park Beach �” Jacob Riis Park Beach is arguably the most pristine and relaxing beaches for a warm afternoon of sandcastles and volleyball. It’s well-manicured appearance is largely due to the fact that the National Park Service is in charge of Riis Beach’s care and maintenance. On the weekends the Far Rockaways Beach is host of a spectacular food event. Take a bus car or bike up the road a ways till your heart find the sights, sounds and smells of a good time and good food. You will also find plenty of bands performing throughout the year.