Things To Do
Bronx's Little Italy 2396 Arthur Ave, Bronx, NY 10458. Exceptional bakeries, markets and restaurants.
City Island City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464. Seafood is one of City Island’s main lures, with places like Johnny’s Reef, The Lobster Box, Seafood City, and Original Crab Shanty all offering that quintessential low-key, surf-shack experience. Also don’t miss Lobster House, Sea Shore Restaurant & Marina (where you need to get the clam chowder), and Sammy’s Shrimp Box or if you're looking something a little more upscale, The Black Whale.
The Bronx Zoo 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460. Popular exhibits include the Congo Gorilla Forest, where primates run and play, and the Wild Asia Monorail.
New York Botanical Garden 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458. National Historic Landmark, the 250 acre site’s verdant landscape supports over one million living plants in extensive collections.
Bronx Equestrian Center 9 Shore Rd, Bronx, NY 10464. Western and English styles of riding are available for all levels of experience and interest. From pony rides to haywagon rides and weddings.
Pelham Bay Park Watt Avenue & Middletown Rd, Bronx, NY 10465. More than three times the size of Manhattan's Central Park, Pelham Bay Park is the City's largest park property. Enjoy miles of bridle paths and hiking trails, Orchard Beach, the Bartow-Pell Mansion, two golf courses, and a breathtaking 13-mile saltwater shoreline that hugs Long Island Sound. Athletes frequent its numerous fields and courts while children frolic in its playgrounds.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456. Specializing in contemporary art by New Yorkers of Latin, Asian & African American descent.
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458. Last home (1846–49) of the famous poet & author with period furnishings & exhibits on his life.
Woodlawn Cemetery 4199 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY 10470. Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in New York City and is a designated National Historic Landmark.
Wave Hill 675 W 252nd St, Bronx, NY 10471. Famous public garden in the northwest Bronx along the Hudson River, with flowers gardens, alpine house, greenhouses, and cultural center.
The Van Cortlandt House Museum 6036 Broadway, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx NY, 10471. This Historic, 18 century house on a 1,000 acre urban park has many heirlooms on display.
Bartow-Pell Mansion 895 Shore Rd, Bronx, NY 10464. Landmark estate with an 1830s mansion, restored gardens & carriage house, now open to public
The Bronx Brewery 856 E 136th St, Bronx, NY 10454. Beer lovers are drawn to this craft brewery for its delicious & rotating crop of ales.