Roosevelt Island Vacations
Many of New York’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance of Roosevelt Island, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Among the most popular attractions here are the fascinating Queensbridge Park and the remarkable Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Museum. And don’t miss Tramway Plaza and the Socrates Sculpture Park.
New York is famous throughout the world as home to the legendary the Statue of Liberty. This iconic landmark is 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the center of town.
Spend some time in the city center of New York. Visit the Empire State Building and Times Square. The Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal are two more local attractions worth visiting if you’re keen to truly scratch the surface of this amazing city.
You’ll find some interesting cultural highlights in and around Roosevelt Island. Spend a while browsing the exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History, Frick Collection and Hayden Planetarium. Experience established and up-and-coming artists live on stage at the Radio City Music Hall, Roseland Ballroom and the Avery Fisher Hall. Enjoy the wonderful artworks at the American Folk Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Biblical Art.
There are many beautiful natural destinations here so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Keen gardeners love to hang out in places like Astoria Park in Astoria and Dante Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as pretty botanical displays.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on food or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots such as Barney's, the Tiffany & Co. and the Time Warner Center.
At the end of a long day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Roosevelt Island, stay the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, the New York Hilton Midtown and the Wellington Hotel are just some of the many great places to stay around here.