Things to do in the Bronx, NY

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We discuss some best things to do in Bronx.

Welcome to the Bronx, a dynamic and culturally rich borough of New York City. With its unique blend of history, art, and outdoor spaces, the Bronx offers an array of exciting activities for visitors and residents alike. In this article, we invite you to explore the best of the Bronx, from iconic landmarks to hidden gems that will captivate your senses and create lasting memories.

When in Bronx visit:-

The Statue of Liberty: The first thing that strikes our mind when in Bronx is the Statue of Liberty. It is a must visit for every tourist who plans a holiday in Bronx. The Statue of Liberty is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and it’s a status icon of USA world wide. The huge statue fascinates at the very first glance. It is a symbol of Liberty and oppression free life. It stands as a gift of friendship as it was gifted by French people to United States. This incredible statue’s beauty is worth seeing and admiring. Make sure to visit it.

The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Bronx NY

The Grand Concourse: Next thing to do in Bronx is visiting The Grand Concourse which is better known as Grand Concourse and Boulevard. This is the longest street in Bronx that has elaborate buildings, some of them are as tall as 9 storey. Its beneficial to visit this street because while you are on the Grand Concourse you can also visit Edgar Allan Poe’s Cottage Kings bridge, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Loew’s Paradise Theatre, Franz Sigel Park and some other hot tourist spots. Now Iam sure you have added this in your list of things to do in Bronx.

The New York Botanical Garden: Now that’s what we call Paradise. The New York Botanical Garden. It’s a lovely place to be in Bronx. It has 250 acres of land to explore, so walk as much as you can and at every step you will explore something new. People who find walking tough can use a tram to tour the garden. The New York Botanical Garden has different sections like rock garden, native plant garden, rose garden, perennial garden and plant collections etc. along with the soothing walk you can explore the library and the conservatory too. When you get tired and hungry, freshen –up with snacks from the café. The café too offers unique variety of snacks some thing like, herbal tea, Greek olives, grape tomato salad and more.



Egidio’s Bakery: Hungry for something sweet? Add this thing to do in your list. This will surely sweeten your soul while you are in Bronx. Egidio’s bakery is a one stop shop for great cappuccino, pastries, cakes and biscuits etc. Drench your soul in the sweetness of mouth watering sweets at Egidio’s bakery. The place is very friendly and warmly welcomes each visitor. This shop is ninety years old but its preparation is as good as it was in the golden old days. Visit this place, order a hot cup of cappuccino and just enjoy yourself.

Bronx zoo: If you are planning the trip to Bronx with your spouse and kids do take them to Bronx Zoo because it flaunts to be the Best Zoo of the World. So don’t miss the priceless chance of visiting the world’s best zoo. The zoo has shown complete dedication towards preserving the wildlife. You will meet many school kids who are too on a trip to Bronx Zoo as it educates people how to take care of the wild life and many other things about the animals and there habitat. And it up to you, if you would like to donate some money towards the animal welfare you can do that because more money the wildlife conservatory society has better it will look after the animals there.


Van Cortlandt Park: It is a large urban park in Bronx and it is the 4th largest park in New York City. Some people are of the view that this park is the most soothing place where you can find peace and solace. You can expect total relaxation when in the park premises. If you too are in search of peace of mind, note down this thing to do in Bronx in your list. You can also have a look at the oldest building in Bronx, the Van Cortlandt Mansion to know the shape and structure that earlier prevailed in Bronx. The lush green lawn in Van Cortlandt Park brings out a very beautiful image of nature.


Yankee Stadium: The next thing to do while you trip to Bronx is visiting the Yankee Stadium. It is the greatest place anyone can name in the world of baseball. It’s just unbelievable that people come here to watch matches from as far as Japan and England. You can watch in real the Yankees play the baseball match in this stadium. The special features of this Yankee Stadium are the extraordinary entrance of the stadium, the Big Bat (exhaust pipe) and the asymmetrical inside and outside of the stadium. Your excitement gets flared up once you enter the Yankee stadium.


Mario’s Restaurant: We keep in mind that we need food and energy after regular time periods. SO why not have something to eat at Mario’s Restaurant. The special thing about this restaurant is that many scenes from the movie ‘God Father’ have been shot here. If you are a movie lover, you will surely enjoy being at a place like this where some movie scenes were recently shot. Who knows, you might be lucky enough to get a chance to watch shooting of some other upcoming movie. Enjoy tasty meals, snacks with a kiss of movie talk at this restaurant in Bronx.


Hunter Island (Bronx)
Exploring Hunter Island in Pelham Bay Park

Hunter Island Bronx

Hunter Island is a 67 hector peninsula and former Island in the Bronx, NY. The peninsula is part of Pelham Bay Park and is situated on the western end of Long Island Sound.

The island was initially 87 hector. It was part of the Pelham Islands, the historical name for a group of islands in western Long Island Sound that once belonged to Thomas Pell. New York City parks commissioner Robert Moses extended Orchard Beach in the 1930s by connecting Hunter Island to the mainland.

Pros: Rock formations and glacial erratics, Long Island Sound, views, islands, shore birds, scenic trails.

Cons: Poorly marked trails, entrance fee in summer months, tends to get crowded in warmer weather.

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