We’re Number 1
...and in the Top 12!
Diverse, exciting, historic, trendy, a great place for families…
welcome to Queens! Residents hail from more than 120 countries
and speak more than 135 languages. This global reach is on full
display in neighborhoods, cultural institutions, restaurants, and
sporting and entertainment venues. From world class museums,
tranquil parks, and historic homes to surfing, tennis, gaming, and
shopping, Queens is truly one of today’s most fun-filled tourism
But don’t listen to us. Lonely Planet, an internationally renowned
travel media company, selected Queens as the best tourism
destination in the United States in 2015.
While the borough is hot these days, we’ve noticed another
current development: the popularity of Top Ten lists. Well,
why not mix the two high-flying trends? With this guidebook,
the marvelous tourism aspects of Queens are presented in a list
format. However, because the borough is so full of wonderful
things to do and see, we present a Top 12 list. (Top Ten isn’t big
enough for this borough!) Please read on.
16 QUEENS IN YOUR POCKET • www.itsinqueens.com