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Photograph: Virginia RollisonFlushing Meadows–Corona Park

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in NYC guide

Discover the birds, the bees and a whole lot more at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the city’s second largest park

Written by
David Goldberg

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park—one of the top New York attractions and among the best things to do in Queens—was once home to the World’s Fair and is now the city's second-biggest park chock-full of plenty of outstanding things to do. In just one day, you can visit a zoo, go fishing at Meadow Lake, get your park barbecue on along the rolling grass and visit a skate park—not to mention all the art museums and cultural institutions nearby. (Care to see the Mets play, anyone?) Go on, get lost in it!

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Things to do in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

The U.S. Open tennis tournament

The U.S. Open tennis tournament

Get ready for all the tennis action you can handle at this year's U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park