Off-the-Map Places to Visit in Queens, NY

Whether you’ve lived in Queens all your life or you’re a first-time visitor, you want to see a side of this NYC borough that’s not mainstream. If you’re looking for a few unique attractions to visit the next time you’re in Queens, our crew at Empire Rent A Car recommends that you check out these lesser-known local haunts.

Top 3 Brooklyn Bakeries You Have to Try

Are you on the search for that perfect french bread? Maybe while in New York you want to sample sweet treats or savory pies? If you’re in Brooklyn and want to find a fantastic bakery, then here are a few local favorites (and within an easy driving distance of our Empire Rent A Car location in Brooklyn).

Top 5 Long Island Attractions

Are you in New York for only a visit? Or maybe you’ve been here a while but haven’t done all the exploring you intended? Well, now’s the time to put on your adventure pants, rent a car, and take a drive to Long Island. Our crew here at Empire Rent A Car has put together this list of a few of our favorite places to visit when on the island.

The Morgan Library & Museum in NYC

At Empire Rent A Car, we want to include The Morgan Library & Museum on our list of must-see places in NYC, especially if you’re a fan of the written word. While not as well known as the American Museum of Natural History or The Guggenheim, The Morgan Library is a special treasure in a nonstop city, making it a sanctuary for the avid reader, history buff, and lover of beautiful things.

Rent a Car and Get to Know Queens

The beauty of Queens is that it truly has something for everyone. No matter if you’re an avid sports fan or a foodie, Queens has something to entertain you, feed you, and keep you coming back for more. At Empire Rent A Car, we’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite attractions, restaurants, parks, and more. We hope you’ll love our little piece of the city as much as we do.

Explore Sagamore Hill on Long Island

New York City and the surrounding area is full of historical significance for our country. At Empire Rent A Car, we encourage our customers to explore some of the major and lesser-known historic sites while they’re here. One such historical landmark you might enjoy is former president Theodore Roosevelt’s home Sagamore Hill.

Discover the NY Hall of Science

New York City is full of fun and exciting museums and attractions to explore. When trying to decide which ones to check out, narrowing down your options isn’t always easy. As you look through all your options, our crew at Empire Rent A Car encourages you to consider a visit to the NY Hall of Science.

Discover Brooklyn Bridge Park

Whether you’re from NYC or here visiting, you’ve certainly heard of the Brooklyn Bridge. Since connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge has become an iconic part of New York history and architecture. Many people who visit NYC make sure to plan a trip across the bridge—but why not go a step further? If you’re interested in the Brooklyn Bridge, then our staff at Empire Rent A Car also recommend that you spend some time at the Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Explore a Long Island Lighthouse

Are you looking for some day-trip ideas in Long Island? Why not book a vehicle from Empire Rent A Car and spend an afternoon at the historic Montauk Lighthouse? As one of the top 10 things to do in Long Island by TripAdvisor, the lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and is a beautiful sight on the east coast.

5 NYC Museums You Can’t Miss

New York City is a cultural hub. People from all nations, races, and walks of life converge in one place, making it a great place to learn, grow and experience new things. The museums in NYC do a great job of helping New Yorkers and visitors discover new things every day. So if you’re looking for a top-rated educational experience in the city, our crew at Empire Rent A Car suggests that you check out these five museums.