The City of Yonkers, NY
Yonkers is a popular city in the state of New York with a total of 201,066 residents living there. Yonkers is ranked as the fourth most populated city in New York and the 96th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Yonkers is New York, approximately 19 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Yonkers, including Kentucky Fried Chicken, Clarke's Bar & Restaurant, Mcdonald's, Angelina's Deli and Bennigan's. For a larger selection of Yonkers restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Yonkers Museums, Golf Courses and/or Casinos, including the John William Draper House, Sprain Lake Golf Course, Dunwoodie Golf Course, Sherwood House and Hudson River Museum. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Yonkers please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 7 airports are located in or near Yonkers:
- Caldwell Essex County Airport (CDM)
- Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR)
- Farmingdale Republic Airport (FRG)
- New York Kennedy Airport (JFK)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
Yonkers, New York Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Yonkers experiences an average high temperature of 43 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 28 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.27 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Yonkers with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 41 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Yonkers to receive an average of 4 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.57 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -10 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Yonkers should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 64 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
Yonkers, 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.
5Alumni 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.
6American 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.
7American 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.
8American 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.
9American 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.
10American Museum of Natural History - , Manhattan,
The American Museum of Natural History, that can be found on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
Yonkers, New York Hotels
Yonkers, New York Restaurants
This is a list of Yonkers Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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