Queens Car Rentals - Queens OverviewFor the last 80 years Queens has been called the "home of jazz" since it is has been the residence of choice for legendary musicians like Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and even Fats Waller! All Car Rent a Car is excited to be a part of the Queens neighborhood, while their staff works hard to provide customers with the most reliable Queens car rentals in the borough! Queens is a great place to put down roots in New York City; you're only a short drive from Midtown Manhattan or the busy streets of Brooklyn. Queens is home to some true New York City attractions along with a great food, friends and fun, so reserve you're Queens car rental today and start exploring all that this New York borough has to offer!
Culture in QueensQueens is located just across the East River from Midtown Manhattan and has become a very popular cultural destination in the past decades. A short drive away from All Car Rent A Car's Queens location is a prime example of this rich cultural awareness. The P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue is a hip destination for anyone and everyone who loves music, art and entertainment. This renovated Public School, which P.S. stands for, boasts a variety of great happenings like summer rooftop DJs and much more! If you're looking for something a little less edgy, why not take a drive in your Queens car rental to Socrates Sculpture Park? This free opened-air exhibit offers a breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline while at the same time showcasing beautiful artwork. If museums are more of your style, there's always the Noguchi Museum at 33rd road offers an in-depth look at works created by Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi.
Queens DiversityThe borough of Queens has been dubbed on of the most ethnically diverse areas of land in the world; in fact, the 7 subways that transport passengers throughout the borough are called the International Express. This transportation mecca has been designated part of the National Millennium trail because of its representation of the immigrant experience. From Jackson Heights to Flushing you can find great tastes of Korean, Indian grilled chicken and you can even find a Romanian night club in Sunnyside! Queens' diversity makes it a welcome home for all ethnic backgrounds, from Maltese to Italians; Puerto Ricans to Israelis!
The Great OutdoorsIf you're looking to get a dose of history while taking in a little afternoon sunlight, why not take a drive over to the Flushing Meadow-Corona Park in your Queens car rental! The 1,255 acre site has been the home of two World's Fairs and is also the location of the Unisphere, Shea Stadium, the Queens Zoo, the USTA National Tennis Center and the New York Hall of Science. This complex can be both an educational destination and a fitness hotspot as there are multiple athletic fields, meadows and lakes found throughout the landscape.
The Unisphere at Flushing Meadow-Corona Park may look familiar to many movie watchers out there - if you've seen the first Men in Black movie starring Will Smith you'll recognize an alien launching pad! The Unisphere is a giant metal globe sculpture which is flanked by two uneven towers, and was the well-known center piece of the 1964 World's Fair. The US Open of Tennis is held at the USTA National Tennis Center, which was once named the Louis Armstrong Stadium commemorating the great Jazz musician. Other great attractions located throughout Queens include the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge (a 9,000 acre habitat that contains 325 different species), along with Rockaway Beach and the Alley Pond Environmental Center.
Historical ThoughtsQueens has a bountiful list of historical sites that include a birthplace of American religious freedom, and the former home of an anti-slavery activist. The Bowne House, located in Flushing, was built in 1661 and is a National Historic Landmark due to its role in the onset of American religion. The King Manor Museum in Jamaica is the former home of Rufus King, an antislavery stalwart. Other historical sites that you can visit in your Queens car rental include the Quaker Meeting House, the Queens County Farm Museum and the Kingsland House. <
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