Gantry Plaza State Park

Type: City, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Food & Wine, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, Parks, Performing Arts, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Travel five minutes by cab or one stop on the subway for a completely unobstructed view of the world-famous Manhattan skyline. Gantry Plaza State Park is built over yet another intriguing industrial...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 6am-10pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Parks: "Astoria and Long Island City now count upwards of 30 reasonably priced hotels so it could make sense to call this side of the East River your home in NYC."
  • Best for Parks Because: A burgeoning community with great dining options: like Maiella directly under the iconic Pepsi sign, or casual, Tournesol, Manducati's Rustica, and Cyclo for casual Vietnamese.

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