Queens, United States
Welcome to Queens, New York, a borough on Long Island, across the East River from Manhattan. Queens is home to JFK International Airport and LaGuardia Airport.
There are plenty of ways to enjoy the culture of Queens; from the movie screenings, outdoor concerts, exhibits, to foodie delights. Here’s our list of the best ways to enjoy your visit to Queens.
Top Things to Do and See in Queens:
- Flushing Meadows, Corona Park
- Citi Field (home of the NY Mets)
- USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
- Kaufman Astoria Studios
- Rockaway Beach
- Louis Armstrong House
- Gantry Plaza State Park
- Socrates Sculpture Park
- Queens Botanical Garden
- The Korean Themed Circle Garden
- The Coniferous Pinetum
- New York Hall of Science
- Queens Museum
- Museum of the Moving Image
- Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
- Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
- Jacob Riis Park Beach
Best Places to Eat in Queens:
Get ready international foodies, Queens is the most diverse food scene in all of the United States! Give your palette a treat on your next visit to Queens as you check out Astoria’s Greek classics, authentic Indian in Jackson Heights, Chinatown in Flushing, Mexican in Corona, and Thai Noodles in Elmhurst.
When you’re done there, head on over to these culinary delights:
- Joe’s Steam Rice Roll
- Tortas Neza
- La Esquina del Camaron Mexicano
- Arepa Lady
- Wat Buddha Thai Thavorn Vanaram
- John Brown Smokehouse
- Casa Enrique
- Mi Ramen
- Donovan’s Pub
- M. Wells Steakhouse
- Xi’an Famous Foods
- Trattoria L’Incontro
- MP Taverna
Festivals in Queens:
Are you ready to party Queen’s style? Here are the best summer festivals worth checking out during your trip to Queens.
Best Carribean Music Festival in June and July offering free concerts every Thursday night in Jamaica, Queens.
The Outdoor films in Socrates Sculpture Park from July through August, every Wednesday night.
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival and Dragon Boat Races. Head over to Flushing Meadows in Corona Park throughout August to enjoy the dragon boat races, free live music, and other performances.
There’s always something to see, do, taste, and explore in Queens. Come on out and let us delight the senses.