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Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View

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Local Area Attractions Near Long Island City

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Long Island City is a vibrant community offering an array of attractions. With six train lines within a two block radius and both Queens Plaza and Queensboro Plaza a three-minute walk away, our Long Island hotel puts you in prime position to see it all.

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MoMA PS1

Located less than a mile from Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View, MoMA PS1 is one of the oldest and largest art institutions in the United States dedicated solely to contemporary art. Committed to displaying the most experimental art in the world, MoMA PS1 is an active champion of new ideas, trends and innovation in contemporary art. With a diverse program designed to attract a broad audience, MoMA PS1's welcoming environment allows visitors to explore not only the finest in contemporary art installations, but music and performance programming as well. Open Thursdays through Mondays, guided tours and workshops are also available to enrich your museum experience.

Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image is a fascinating, one-of-a-kind destination dedicated to the art, history and technology of the moving image in all its forms. Encompassing the range from classic cinema to the latest high-technology video games, The Museum exposes its visitors to every phase of the production of moving images. Offering highly interactive exhibits, compelling installations, impactful collections and exciting screenings and live events, Museum of Moving Image provides an exciting opportunity to expand your understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique and technology of film, television and digital media. Permanent special exhibitions include the highly anticipated new experience, The Jim Henson Exhibition and Gallery, opening soon. A mere mile away from Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View, The Museum of the Moving Image is an attraction you'll certainly want to experience while in Long Island City.

Citi Field

Home to the Major League Baseball team, The New York Mets. Need we say more?

Just in case we need to, Citi Field opened in 2009 as a replacement for Shea Stadium, the former home of The Mets and The New York Jets. Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View is in close proximity to the stadium, just a few stops away on the 7 train, allows you plenty of time to experience more than just a ballgame while attending a Mets game at Citi Field. You'll want to explore the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, which hosts an impressive exhibition celebrating the life of American icon and hero Jackie Robinson, The Mets Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Mets' Fan Fest area, an interactive entertainment space featuring a miniature replica wiffleball playing field, batting cages, dunk tank, video games and more. While you'll hope to see the new Home Run Apple rise several times during a Mets game, you can always count on seeing the original, famous Home Run Apple outside the main entrance to Citi Field. Now you're up to speed, just like one of Tom Seaver‘s fast balls!

Flushing Meadows Park

Flushing Meadows Park is the largest public park in Queens and the fourth largest in New York City. Here you'll find facilities and space for a wide array of recreational pursuits. Home to Citi Field, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the Queens Zoo, New York Hall of Science, Queens Museum of Art and an impressive recreation complex housing an indoor pool and skating rink, Flushing Meadows Park offers the best in sporting entertainment and cultural engagement. Catch a Mets game, attend the US Open, visit with Andean bears, play on one of six public playgrounds and stroll through lush botanical gardens. The options are endless at Flushing Meadows and with trains leaving every 15 minutes from Queensboro Plaza, a short 3-minute walk from Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View, you can easily take advantage of all that Flushing Meadows Park has to offer.

Gantry Plaza State Park

With magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline and the peacefulness of manicured gardens and a lush riverside lawn, Gantry Plaza State Park is a 12-acre oasis from the hustle and bustle of The Big Apple. Restored gantries add rugged beauty to the landscape, reminding visitors of the waterfront's rich history, while various recreational facilities provide venues for refreshing sport and play. At just a little over a mile away from Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View, this dog-friendly waterfront park is the perfect place for picnics, fishing, basketball, family fun, spring and summer concerts, and romantic strolls. Heralded as extraordinarily beautiful, Gantry Plaza State Park is the perfect destination for a relaxing and inspiring retreat.

LaGuardia Airport - LGA

Built on the site of the old Gala Amusement Park, this expansive and historic airport is now your Gateway to New York! Located just 4.4 miles and a mere 15 minutes from the Courtyard By Marriott Long Island City/New York Manhattan View, LaGuardia Airport is easily accessible, making your trip to our New York City hotel convenient and stress-free. Our ideal location, with seven subway lines, the Queensboro Bridge and several bus lines a few minutes' walk away, gives you a full range of transportation options when visiting the Big Apple. Although LGA handles tens of millions of passengers annually, you can expect a travel experience that provides additional passenger walkways, enhanced food offerings, expanded retail and service choices and more, as an extensive redevelopment program refreshes this transportation hub.

Noguchi Museum

The Noguchi Museum was created and designed by internationally known Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. A quick 8-minute drive from Courtyard Long Island City/New York Manhattan View, the museum and sculpture garden is open year round for visitors to discover and reflect upon what Noguchi believed to be the best representative pieces of his life's work. In addition to the permanent collections that Noguchi chose himself, the museum regularly introduces temporary exhibits to enhance the exposure of the sculptor's work. Committed to exposing a broad audience to the Noguchi's vision, the museum offers engaging programs for all ages, as well as sign-language interpreters and "touch tours" for the blind and partially sighted. Akari Light Sculptures, furniture, prints, books and gifts are available for purchase at The Museum Shop, with proceeds aiding in the support of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum.

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