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A great NYC park for people-watching, this was the site of previous World Fairs and offers visitors bicycle paths, the Queens Wildlife Conservation Center, a carousel, freshwater fishing, indoor ice-skating rink and marina.
Flushing Bay, NY 11368
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park looks simple, just a pattern of paths and alleys, yet I've found something realy magic and spacial in this place. Maybe because the park was laid for the World Fairs. The Unisphere - blows me away, even thought I never was a fan...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

I went for a hike from the pond to Flushing, only to find there is no path through the park, There were no signs until I got to the closed bridge, and had to walk 1/2 hour to get back where i started...

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank barry m
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We went to the park to see Paul Simon. It was beautiful and even though there were so many people the public bathrooms were actually quite clean. Everyone we met was friendly!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank strangejules
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We were staying in Flushing and walked through the park every morning. We only saw the part near the tennis area. I would like to get to the zoo and museum some day.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

We needed to stretch our legs a bit and decided to walk the park. It was a great walk and we enjoyed the people watching and access to NYSci, the Queens Museum and Zoo.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Queens, New York hosts an epic playground, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, for everyone’s unique desires. This 897 acre park is the 4th largest public park in NYC. It was once host to the 1939 & 1964 World’s Fair and Shea Stadium. It currently houses Citifield...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank emilymaehood
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is one of the iconic sites in New York which is so well known. The site of the 1964 World's Fair is now a park. The Unisphere dominates the landscape.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Peter F
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This site was on my must visit list for my next NYC trip, and here I am! The park is very beautiful with old growth trees and carefully tended flower gardens. Highlight is the Unisphere and it’s fountains, the are fabulous! We also enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank DCbikerman
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Arrived here wanting to view the Unisphere. First parking lot was on the opposite side of park and interior roads were blocked. Headed back to the confusing highway system and finally got there. Be sure to search for Unisphere. Lots of people walking around and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Visitors and residents of New York tend to focus on Manhattan, but there are great places to visit in Queens. We went to the science museum in Queens (NYSCI), which was free on Sunday between 10-11 am (parking was $10), and which was really interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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September 14, 2017|
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Response from belugasrock | Reviewed this property |
Not much for free.You can see some of the early space rockets that were launched by walking in the park. There is also the Queens Zoo within the park where you can see some of the farm animals from outside without entering... More
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Yankees at Yankee Stadium vs. Mets at Citifield (10 Replies)
My mother and I have decided we want to go to a baseball game during our trip. Get a taste of it. Now we just have to decide when and where and what. I understand the Yankees are the better team, more iconic perhaps, plus they are playing against the Red Sox when we're there. On paper, that combination seems quite a rocker. But then I read that many consider Citifield to be a better stadium overall. And I'm really after the overall experience, not just the game itself and how well...More
July 11, 2011|
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Yankees-Red Sox is "the greatest rivalry in sports." The atmosphere at these games is always intense and the fact that it will be at the end of the season makes little difference, especially since both teams will probably be in contention. The game is almost certainly sold out and tickets will be very expensive. The Mets are going through another disappointing season (this has, unfortunately, become their tradition). The Reds are pretty good. There will be a decent-sized crowd, but it...More