Long Island City Vacations

Long Island City lies within the city of New York, a bustling metropolis with 8,200,000 residents. The center of New York is only 4 miles (6 kilometers) away and LaGuardia Airport is located 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the northeast of Long Island City.

Long Island City is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring New York as some of the city’s star attractions are close. Among the most interesting places to see are the marvelous 5 Pointz The Institute of Higher Burnin and the remarkable P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. Two other recommended attractions that are within a short distance of Long Island City are Queensbridge Park and the Museum for African Art.

Of course, people come from all the countries of the world to see the Statue of Liberty, one of the most photographed sites in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the middle on the city.

Spend some time in the central streets of New York. Enjoy the Empire State Building and Times Square. And, before heading back to Long Island City, you make also like to visit the Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal.

You’ll find plenty of unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Long Island City. Visit the interactive and traditional museums and collections in the Museum of Moving Image in Astoria, the Museum of Television and Radio and Dahesh Museum. Lovers of the arts can enjoy a night of great entertainment at venues such as the Thalia Spanish Theatre.

If the sun is shining, follow the locals and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Enjoy some of the tranquil parklands such as the Socrates Sculpture Park.

Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on food or just people-watch at popular shopping destinations like Barney's and the Tiffany & Co..

For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, the Grand Hyatt New York, and the popular Pod 51.

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