Astoria is the perfect place to stay while you are in New York as some of the city’s star attractions are nearby. Two of the most interesting places to see are the fascinating Socrates Sculpture Park and the fantastic Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Museum. Two other popular spots close by Astoria are the Museum of Moving Image and Astoria Park.
New York is celebrated as home to the Statue of Liberty. This popular attraction is 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the center of town.
New York’s city center is filled with interesting places to visit, like the Empire State Building and Times Square. Don't return to Astoria without a stop at the Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal.
You’ll find plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Astoria. Visit some of the interesting museums including the 5 Pointz The Institute of Higher Burnin in Long Island City. Lovers of the arts can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Thalia Spanish Theatre in Long Island City. Acclaimed art galleries, include the Museum for African Art in Long Island City and the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.
Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. If you're in need of a little tranquility be sure to check out Queensbridge Park in Long Island City.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Bentley Hotel, the Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/Upper East Side, or the Z NYC Hotel, Long Island City.