While you are in the area, be sure to spend a little time exploring surrounding areas like Jamaica, Queens Village and Fresh Meadows.
Travelers come from near and far to experience the Statue of Liberty, one of the most photographed attractions in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the middle on the city.
New York’s city center is full of fascinating sights, like the Empire State Building and Times Square. And, before making your way back to Queens, you should also check out the Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal.
Queens has a long and proud sporting history. Rub shoulders with local fans at Belson Stadium, Jamaica, home to the St. John's University Red Storm Men's soccer team in autumn and the St. John's University Red Storm Women's. Afterwards, follow the local sports fans to a nearby pub or bar to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Sleep Inn JFK Airport, Jamaica, the Ramada Jamaica/Queens, and the Par Central Motor Inn, Jamaica.