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Best of Bronx Guide

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Bronx
Famous as the home of Yankee Stadium, elevated trains, and dense apartment blocks, the Bronx is also the greenest of New York City's boroughs. Visit the gorillas at the famous Bronx Zoo or wander through the 50-acre forest at the New York Botanical Garden. Pick up some gourmet foods on Arthur Avenue, the Bronx's Little Italy, and have a picnic at Van Cortlandt Park, which features two square miles of boating, horseback riding, tennis, and the oldest public golf course in the United States.

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New York Botanical Garden
New York Botanical Garden
Owner description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and... more Owner description: Located in the Bronx, the 250-acre New York Botanical Garden is a showplace of nature in every season of the year. Discover 50 breathtaking gardens, indoor rain forests and deserts, 50 acres of native forest, a river, waterfalls, and rolling green hills. Major seasonal exhibitions and events complement the existing beauty of the permanent gardens, and highlights include the Holiday Train Show (November - January) and The Orchid Show (March - April). Getting to the Garden is easy! Public Transportation The Garden is just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal on Metro-North Railroad to Botanical Garden Station. It is also accessible by subway on B, D, or 4 trains to Bedford Park Boulevard Station. For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site at mta.Info Driving The Garden (2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458) is located off the Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road (Exit 7W) and is easily accessible from all points in the Tri-State area. less
Attraction type: Gardens; Educational sites
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Woodlawn Cemetery
Woodlawn Cemetery
Owner description: Occupying more than 400 acres in the Bronx, this cemetery is known for the ornate and imaginative mausoleums and monuments of some of the country's most famous industrialists and... more Owner description: Occupying more than 400 acres in the Bronx, this cemetery is known for the ornate and imaginative mausoleums and monuments of some of the country's most famous industrialists and politicians. less
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Wave Hill
Wave Hill
Owner description: A non-profit cultural institution that is located on 26 acres in the Bronx, whose mission is to explore the interaction between people and their natural environment through the... more Owner description: A non-profit cultural institution that is located on 26 acres in the Bronx, whose mission is to explore the interaction between people and their natural environment through the maintenance of gardens, greenhouses and environmental protection programs for residents and visitors. less
Attraction type: Gardens
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Yankee Stadium
Yankee Stadium
This famous ballpark opened in 1923, and the home of the New York Yankees.
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Bronx Zoo
Bronx Zoo
The largest urban zoo in the U.S., with over 6,000 animals within its 265 acres of parks, woods and streams.
Attraction type: Zoos; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Louie & Ernie's Pizza
Louie & Ernie's Pizza
Ranked #1 of 1,124 Restaurants in Bronx
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Enzo's Of Arthur Avenue
Enzo's Of Arthur Avenue
Ranked #2 of 1,124 Restaurants in Bronx
Price: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Mexicozina Taqueria
Mexicozina Taqueria
Ranked #3 of 1,124 Restaurants in Bronx
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Stan's Sports Bar
Stan's Sports Bar
Ranked #4 of 1,124 Restaurants in Bronx
Dining options: Drinks
Full Moon Pizzeria & Restaurant
Full Moon Pizzeria & Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 1,124 Restaurants in Bronx
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Super 8 Bronx
2.0 of 5
Super 8 Bronx
$118 - $156
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Bronx
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Jet Set Hotel
Jet Set Hotel
$129 - $189
Ranked #1 of 9 Bronx B&B and Inns

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