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Gantry Plaza State Park
Type: City, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Food & Wine, Free Attractions, Historic Sites, Parks, Performing Arts, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here
- Daily 6am-10pm
- 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.