The City of Forest Hills, NY
Forest Hills is a small town in the state of New York. The largest nearby city to Forest Hills is New York, approximately 8 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Forest Hills, including Boston Market, The Killing Kompany, Killing Kompany, Cabana and Boston Markets. For a larger selection of Forest Hills restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Forest Hills Zoos, Museums, Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens and/or Arenas, including the New York Hall of Science, Queens Zoo, Queens Museum of Art, King Manor and Godwin-Ternbach Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Forest Hills please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 6 airports are located in or near Forest Hills:
- Caldwell Essex County Airport (CDM)
- Farmingdale Republic Airport (FRG)
- New York Kennedy Airport (JFK)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
Forest Hills, New York Attractions
1Adventureland - Farmingdale,
Adventureland is an amusement park in East Farmingdale, New York. Adventureland is located on Route 110. Admission is free. Tickets cost $1.00 and rides take 3-5 tickets. Guests can also obtain a P.O.P. for $21.99. Some of the attractions/rides consist of the following:
2Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum - , Jersey City,
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum is located is on the upper floor of the Miller Branch of the Jersey City, New Jersey Public Library, its collection is dedicated to the African American experience.
3AIDS Museum - Newark,
A United States HIV/AIDS Memorial Museum, to be located in Newark, New Jersey in the US.
4Alice Austen House - Staten Island,
The Alice Austen House, which is also referred to as Clear Comfort, is located at 2 Hylan Boulevard in the Rosebank section of Staten Island, New York City, New York. It was home of Alice Austen, a photographer, for most of her lifetime, and is now a museum and a member of the Historic House Trust. The house is administered by the "Friends of Alice Austen", a volunteer group.
5Allen House - , Shrewsbury,
Allen House, is located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. The house was built in 1680 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1974.
6Alumni Hall - St. John's University -
Carnesecca Arena is a 6,008-seat multi-purpose arena in Queens County, New York in the US. It was built in 1961 and renamed in honor of Hall of Fame Coach Lou Carnesecca on November 23, 2004. It is the exclusive home to the St. John's University Red Storm women's basketball team, and also hosts the men's team, mainly for games that are not expected to draw a crowd sufficient to fill Madison Square Garden. In practice, the men play virtually all their Big East home games at MSG and their non-conference home games here.
7American Airpower Museum - Farmingdale,
The American Airpower Museum, is located on former site of the Republic Aviation in East Farmingdale, New York which is now part of Republic Airport, maintains a collection of aviation artifacts, and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory's history.
8American Folk Art Museum - , Manhattan,
The American Folk Art Museum is the leading center for the study and enjoyment of American folk art, as well as the work of international self-taught artists. It is located at 45 West 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in Midtown Manhattan.
9American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark - , Haledon,
The Pietro and Maria Botto House, which is also referred to as Pietro Botto House, at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey is where leaders of the Industrial Workers of the World union spoke to the 15,000 striking workers of the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Upton Sinclair also spoke from the balcony.
10American Merchant Marine Museum - , Kings Point,
The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, or the transportation industry.
Forest Hills, New York Hotels
1Holiday Inn Express Laguardia Airport
113-10 Horace Harding Expressway
Flushing, NY 11368
2Comfort Inn Jamaica New York City
87 05 Van Wyck Expressway
New York City, NY
4Jets Motor Inn New York City
13905 Queens Boulevard
New York City, NY
Forest Hills, New York Restaurants
This is a list of Forest Hills Specialty Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Dinner Theater Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants, Steak & Barbecue Restaurants and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
Forest Hills Articles
Published March 20, 2012
These affordable family attractions in New York City are perfect for families on a budget
Published January 17, 2012
Each of these top 10 best zoos on the East Coast offer hundreds of species of creatures from around the world in fantastic exhibits for a lifetime of precious memories
Published October 2, 2011
Our recent family trip to New York City with Dag Hammarskjold Park and the United Nations, A child's view of Times Square, and accommodations near both
Published November 9, 2010
Whatever view, cultural icon, museum, city park or city street you visit in New York City, your kids will have taken a tasty and memorable family bite of the Big Apple.
Published November 9, 2010
New York City is a wonderful place to take the kids. One attraction is Central Park, with it's eight hundred plus acres of refined wilderness in the heart of the bustling city.