If you're a first time visitor to Queens, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near Queens.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions near Queens.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Go to Flushing Meadows Corona Park Visit the Queens Museum Check out America's first Hindu temple, Hindu Temple Flushing and eat a dosai." See More
"Now take the Airtrain towards Jamaica Station - Sutphin Boulevard in Queens." See More
"Also, on the food side, you might want to check out both Jackson Heights, NY which has all sorts of different ethnic food (how's that for random) and Golden Shopping Mall's food court (it is in the basement)." See More
"Flushing: New World Mall Food Court is ground zero - step one: go to the ATM (most stalls are cash only), step two: move your feet to the beat; and that beat should take you to the 7 train Main Street Flushing stop, step three: get into that bldg." See More
"But if you really want the most legit Chinese food you can have, I'd say go to Flushing - Main St And you'd be transported to a different world." See More
"Historic sites to see: Empire State Bldg, Ellis Island, Ground Zero, Times Square, Top of the Rock, Radio City Music Hall, Central Park, Little Italy, Chinatown New York, NBC (NY) Employees FCU, United Nations Headquarters, Unisphere, Central Park and Coney Island are a few :" See More
"The Skyscraper Museum is a lovely small museum if they want to check out some city models or the Queens Museum has a huge model of the city." See More
"Flushing is the home to Citi Field stadium where the Mets play, and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the U." See More
"The Mets - Willets Point play in Queens." See More
"Also in Queens and just minutes away, the New York Hall of Science is awesome." See More
"You can always catch a Mets game at Citi Field stadium in Queens." See More
"The Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens is also fascinating, inside Armstrong's former residence." See More
"Since you've visited all the major events, you should definitely get to the Queens County Farm Museum in the fall, and if you don't mind taking a boat ride, the Staten Island Philharmonic, which has outdoor concerts for as long as the weather holds out, right near beautiful Snug Harbor Cultural Center." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Queens.
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