The borough of Queens in New York is found on the western side of Long Island, neighbouring Brooklyn. Queens is extraordinarily rich in culture, with a great deal of entertainment venues, international restaurants, and attractions, forming a completely unique atmosphere. In renting a cheap apartment in Queens you are ensuring that you get a taste of the magnificent mix that makes New York City what it is. Queens doesn’t have the exclusive price tag of Manhattan or Brooklyn, and there are some fantastically cheap apartments in Queens, allowing you to spend more of your holiday budget on the finer things in life.
Queens is home to some of New York’s favourite attractions. The New York Hall of Science and the ever popular Queens Zoo are always high on the list of attractions for family holidays in New York, as well as the huge Queens Botanical Gardens, Queens Museum of Art and Shea Stadium, the first multi-purpose stadium able to stage the New York Mets baseball team and the New York Jets American football team.
Queens is a hugely diverse borough culturally, which makes simply wandering the streets a real delight. The many little restaurants, shops and cafés in Queens provide a wonderful atmosphere, that can only truly be experienced from a Queens apartment for rent.
A cheap apartment in Queens is the ideal spot for a full exploration of the whole of New York City. The many iconic attractions of New York, from the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building can all be reached with great ease from an apartment to rent in Queens, New York, with the whole city at your feet.
The summer months see temperatures rising into the mid 30’s (°C) with clockwork regularity, when the days seem endless and the streets are alive with activity. The winter months however can be very cold, with temperatures in January averaging less than 5°C. The spring and autumn months are wonderful times to visit a cheap apartment in Queens, New York, as tourist crowds have dispersed, and daily conditions are perfectly warm enough to go sightseeing, without being uncomfortably hot.
There are a great number of flights arriving into New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK). British Airways provide direct flights too all three New York airports, JFK, Newark (EWR) and LaGuardia (LGA). If you are renting Queens apartments, both JFK and LaGuardia airports are within 5km, and easily reached.