The Top Seven Things to Do in Queens
We are continuing to discover the other boroughs in New York City and this month we are checking out Queens! Queens is known for its world class food, sports stadiums, museums and much more. So we are excited to present the top seven things to do in Queens!
Take a Trip to Chinatown in Flushing
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There are a number of excellent Chinese restaurants, bakeries, shops and more in Chinatown in Flushing, Queens. We especially love this neighborhood because you are sure to get a delicious authentic Chinese meal here and it won’t break the bank.
Go to a Mets Game in Citi Field
Citi Field is the home of the New York Mets and attending a game here is a must for any sports fan. The stadium is beautiful and if you are a foodie, there are a ton of options for food, ranging from the classic hot dog to a delicious lobster roll.
Watch a US Open tennis match
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Close to Citi Field is the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and Arthur Ashe Stadium which hosts the US Open Grand Slam tennis tournament every year. So for a few weeks in August and September, Queens becomes the mecca of the tennis world and it is very exciting. Also the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is a lot of fun for the whole family.
Explore the Museums in Queens
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Queens is also home to a diverse group of interesting museums so there is something for everyone. Some museums of note include the Queens Museum of Art (Flushing Meadows–Corona Park), the Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35th Ave) and the MoMA PS 1 Contemporary Art Center (22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City).
Make Your Way to Flushing Meadows–Corona Park
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Flushing Meadows, Corona Park is the site of the 1939 and the 1964 New York World’s Fair and it is the largest park in Queens. This is where you can find the world famous Unisphere. There is always something going on here so keep an eye out for their calendar of events.
Stop by the Queens Botanical Garden & the New York Hall of Science
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While you are in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park be sure to also check out the Queens Botanical Garden and the New York Hall of Science.
Dine in Queens
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Finally you won’t go hungry in Queens as there are a number of great restaurants all over the borough. We recommend Tamashii Ramen (2905 Broadway, Astoria), Sugar Freak (36-18 30th Ave, Astoria) and Don Peppe’s (13558 Lefferts Blvd, Ozone Park) but the list can go on and on.
Got any more fun things to do in Queens? Let us know in the comment section below.