Places to visit in the borough of Queens, New York City

Published: June 1, 2014

Manahttan should not be the only city people should think of while visiting New York ,  the borough of Queens, located just 20 minutes outside of Manahattan has great places tto visit while in New York.  The list will include great places to check out while visiting the great borough of Queens.


  1. Flushing Meadow Corona Park

    The 897 acre park was the home of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fair, and to this day the park is filled with rembrandts of the fair.  THe unisphere is a great picture opp, surrounded by geyser fountains.  The New York Hall of Science is a great place for adults and kids to explore.  The park also has 100 acre man made lake great for fishing, take a bike ride around, and watch the annual summer Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.  

  2. Xinjiang BBQ Cart

    Located in downtown Flushing, this food cart is known to have the best skewers in town. With a cumin spice season and tender meat that is charcoal grilled, this place will not leave you disapointed.Open daily from 10 am to 9 pm daily. You can choose from chicken to lamb.  It is a great and affordable place to grab a quick lunch or late night bite.   

  3. Atlas Park

    For some shopping you should visit Atlas Park.  with an outdoor village square and high end stores that make for a pleasent shopping experience.  With an array of events taking place there is more to do than just shop. including catching a movie and grabbing a bite to eat from a variety of resteraunts.

The New York Hall of Science has  a very unique playground that has a bunch of cool water exhibits and a spider-web. The museum changes a portion of its exhibits every couple of months and is a hands-on science museum. Queens is the largest of the five boroughs of New York City, coextensive with Queens county, southeastern New York, U.S. The borough lies on western Long Island and extends across the width of the island from the junction of the East River and Long Island Sound to the Atlantic Ocean. Queens is mostly residential, though it has manufacturing around Long Island City and storage and shipping facilities lining the East River. New York City’s John F. Kennedy International and La Guardia airports are in the borough, as are several branches of the City University of New York and the main campus of St. John’s University.