Bordered by Flushing Bay, East Elmhurst, New York, is a culturally diverse area of New York City nestled within the borough of Queens, to the north of Corona and Jackson Heights. The area has an association with several noted jazz musicians, civil rights leaders and baseball players, including Ella Fitzgerald, Malcolm X and Willie Mays. Stop by Queens Museum to see captivating exhibits and a building-by-building NYC model.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and La Guardia Airport (LGA) are the main airports serving the area. Public transit includes local buses and several subway stops throughout East Elmhurst neighborhoods. You'll find an assortment of hotels and inns in the area, including accommodations in or near the airports and some resorts with fitness and spa facilities. Many of the hotels around the Elmhurst area also offer shuttle service to and from the airports.
When it comes to weather, you'll get a little bit of every season in East Elmhurst. Foodies will discover an assortment of culinary choices, ranging from neighborhood eateries serving up burgers, fries and fully loaded sandwiches to family dining restaurants and cafes, as well as the thin New York-style pizza the state is renowned for. Many area nightclubs and bars can be found directly on or around Roosevelt Avenue, Astoria Boulevard and 31st Avenue.