Courtyard By Marriott Long Island City/New York Manhattan View, Long Island City
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Soak up the sights, try some bites, and enjoy all that this borough has to offer using your Queens day use hotel!
Explore the East with a Queens Day Stay
Feast in Flushing - Flushing, Queens is home to the biggest Chinatown in New York City and a venerable buffet of delectable Asian eats. Make sure to stop here for Peking duck buns, hand-pulled noodles, and homemade lamb squash dumplings. Pro tip: Check out the many ‘mall’ food courts and their specialty stalls for an array of food options!
Drink Communally - Transport yourself to Eastern Europe with a visit to Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria, Queens. This authentic Czech Beer Garden is the oldest beer garden in NYC and boasts a huge communal-style garden open year round. For a more modern take on a traditional beer hall, nearby Studio Square offers up sleek, modern decor and some pumping jams courtesy of local DJs and live bands. Feeling famished? Gather your friends and indulge in succulent smoked meats and BBQ at The Strand Smokehouse, where you can choose from an array of local craft beers all brewed within 200 miles.
Get Jazzy - Pay homage to the granddaddy of American Jazz, Louis Armstrong with a stop to his home of nearly 30 years in Corona, Queens. The Louis Armstrong House Museum is preserved in all its glory as a cultural landmark and offers guided tours that bring this important slice of jazz history to life. It’s also a part of the great ‘Queens Jazz Trail’ which includes former residences of famed musicians like Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and James Brown.
Cinephiles Unite - Indulge your inner movie geek with a museum dedicated to all things motion picture! The Museum of Moving Image in Astoria, Queens hosts over 130,000 move artifacts (including many Star Wars costumes and memorabilia) and puts on exhibitions that range anywhere from a Jim Henson retrospective to an interactive 50th-anniversary celebration of the first digital video game!
Seven Secrets about Queens, New York
Queens is full of wildlife! More than 330 bird species migrate their way through the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.
Queens is named after an actual Queen, Queen Catherine of Braganza, wife of King Charles II.
Long Island Motor Parkway was the world's first road made for cars was paved in Queens in 1908, (and today it’s a bike path)!
The world-famous Steinway Grand Pianos have been made in Astoria, Queens at the Steinway & Sons factory since 1853.
Fort Trotten Park contains an abandoned Civil War-era fort built in 1862 to watch over the ships entering and leaving the East River heading for New York Harbor.
If all of the boroughs of New York City were separated, Queens would be the 4th largest city in the U.S.
Nearly half (48 percent) of all Queens residents are foreign-born!