7 days in Queens Itinerary

7 days in Queens Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Queens itinerary builder

Make it your trip
Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Forest Hills
Forest Hills
— 2 nights
Long Island City
— 1 night
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport


Forest Hills

— 2 nights
Forest Hills is known for nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see where the action happens at Citi Field, engage your brain at New York Hall of Science, try to win big at Resorts World Casino, and explore the world behind art at Queens Museum.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Forest Hills trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Forest Hills is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in March; daily highs in Forest Hills reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Long Island City.

Things to do in Forest Hills

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Casinos

Side Trip

Long Island City

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Gantry Plaza State Park, see the interesting displays at Noguchi Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at MoMA PS1.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Long Island City road trip website.

Long Island City is just a short distance from Forest Hills. In March, daily temperatures in Long Island City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Long Island City

Parks · Nature · Museums

Queens travel guide

Specialty Museums · Parks · Art Museums
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City. It is geographically adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the southwestern end of Long Island, and to Nassau County further east on Long Island; in addition, Queens shares water borders with the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx. Coterminous with Queens County since 1899, the borough of Queens is the second-largest in population (after Brooklyn), with a census-estimated 2,339,150 residents in 2015, approximately 48% of them foreign-born. Queens County also is the second-most populous county in the U.S. state of New York, behind the neighboring borough of Brooklyn, which is coterminous with Kings County. Queens is the fourth-most densely populated county among New York City's boroughs, as well as in the United States. If each of New York City's boroughs were an independent city, Queens also would be the nation's fourth most populous city, after Los Angeles, Chicago, and Brooklyn. Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world.Queens was established in 1683 as one of the original 12 counties of New York. It was named after the Portuguese Princess Catherine of Braganza (1638–1705), Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland. It became a borough of New York City in 1898, and from 1683 until 1899, the County of Queens included what is now Nassau County.