New York Tourist Attractions
Johan F. Kennedy international airport is situated very close to New York City as compared to LaGuardia airport and New York Liberty airport of NYC. It is situated in the Queen of Boughs which is 12 miles from the Lower Manhattan (the New York City). There are many places to visit near this airport. The airport is surrounded by numerous places of worth watching. Several public and private transpirations link this airport to some of the best recreational places of New York City. Botanical gardens, Beach, Bird watching bay, Temple, Museums and many other places of worth watching surrounds the airport. Some of these attractive places near this international airport are listed below.
Located in the Queens this airport is also surrounded by a couple of very attractive places i.e. Belmont Park race track and a Casino. Known as home of the Belmont stakes the Belmont park racetrack has the most modern and up to date horse track of the world. This race track park also has the record of highest attendance because of the stakes. The casino in the queens is the first casino of the New York City and is popularly known as “the big A”. This casino provides you with the free admission to the racetrack and with many other facilities. You will surely have a very good time if you visit these places in the Queens.
The nearest and the most exciting place to go from this airport is Manhattan (New York City). There are several places of amusement and enjoyment in this one of the most modern city of the world. For example, Madison square garden which is the world’s most famous arena is in NYC. It hosts concerts, sporting events and many other performances. Times Square, which is the world’s most visited tourist attraction, is also here. There are more than 100 shops, more than 200 hundred restaurants and many music stores etc., there. The 9/11 memorial is also another place to visit in NYC. It was built in the memory of the martyrs of 9/11 incident and is situated exactly where once the twin towers one stood. The name of all the persons who lost their lives in that horrible incident is engraved there. One of the wonders of the world the statue of Liberty and the Ellis garden are also in NYC. The visit to this extraordinary place will give you the experience of your life. Empire State Building, Rockefeller Centre and the Radio city music hall are also among the most exciting places to visit in Manhattan.
Another interesting place to visit near JFK airport is Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium. This main US open tennis stadium is situated in Flashing (not very far from JFK airport). It is also the place where Arthur Ashe’s Kids day takes place one an year. This stadium has the seating for about two thousand people which makes it world’s biggest tennis only stadium. The stadium was named after world famous Afro-American player Arthur Ashe who won the very first US open tennis tournament in 1968.
Brooklyn is another fascinating place which is not very far away from JFK international airport. The New York Botanical Garden is also located in Brooklyn. This botanical garden is spread over 250 acres of the Bronx. This botanical garden is the premier botanical garden of the USA. This botanical garden has fifty different gardens and it possesses the largest collection of different species of plant in USA. The botanical garden enables you to see the beauty of plants and if you are interested to see water species then the New York Aquarium is also present in Brooklyn. This Aquarium is the USA’s oldest operating Aquarium and it exhibits a diverse collection of undersea creature for your amusement.