15 Ultimate Things to Do in Queens

September 13, 2016 at 11:55:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

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Queens might not have the instant name recognition of mighty Manhattan or the much-hyped hip factor of neighboring Brooklyn, but this NYC borough—the largest and most diverse in the city—offers a unique flavor all its own. Sure, Queens might get a tourism nod here and there for its multicultural enclaves and authentic ethnic eats, but the borough is so much more than just good food and a patchwork of international communities. We've rounded up the 15 essential things to do in Queens that get beyond the tourist clichés so that a trailblazing traveler like yourself can get to the heart of the borough, from world-class arts and cultural institutions to big-ticket sporting events and surfing beaches.—Elissa Garay

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