Things to do in Bronx

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Things to Do in Bronx

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  • James F
    Cranbury, NJ155 contributions
    We went for the orchid show, but also toured most of the gardens. This was our second visit. Even though the orchid show itself was pretty crowded, the larger gardens didn't feel busy in the least. We had to wait in line to get into the shop, but once inside, the sense was busy but not bustling. The gardens are spread across rolling hills and are varied in their style (formal through entirely natural). We spent half a day there and explored about half the gardens. Strollers and wheelchairs can access almost all areas as wide asphalt paths dominate, but a few spots have only narrow dirt or gravel tracks.
    Written 22 April 2022
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  • CdnGoldy
    Kitchener, Canada911 contributions
    Yankke Stadium may have overpriced hotdogs, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't have one with your favourite beveridge while watching your team doggedly play the Yankkes in this hallowed stadium. It isn't the original, by any means, but it is still exciting to realize you are watching the team that ended up with Babe Ruth when the owner of the Red Socks sold his contract along with half the team to New York. Amazing! The organ here sounds way better than the electronic gizmo they play at PNC in Philadelphia to whip the crowds up.

    The atmosphere generally is fantastic (although less polite than Philly's). Staff were very welcoming of us as Blue Jay fans and as Canadians which was really terrific.
    Written 13 May 2022
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  • MaryPinky73
    7 contributions
    Enjoy taking pictures all day, lots of beautiful animals, the staff very attentive. The area was very clean. The Food area great. The only thing was the parking to expensive $20.00.
    Written 19 April 2022
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  • Dana Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA1 043 contributions
    A journey thru one of the most well preserved and authentic historic Italian neighborhoods in America.
    Written 22 November 2021
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  • seanworc
    New York City, NY656 contributions
    Wave Hill is a jewel-box beautiful garden and former home on an overlook in the northwest corner of the Bronx. The views of the Hudson River and the NJ Palisades are stunning. It is particularly resplendent in the fall when the fall foliage color flourishes. There are occasional exhibits in the house and there is a small cafe. If you are a fan of the TV show, Billions, one of the outdoor funeral scenes was shot at Wave Hill. Worth a visit if in the area. Not sure it is worth a trip in itself because it is small.
    A hidden gem.( I have been here about 5 times.)
    Written 27 October 2021
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  • Marshall Maor
    28 contributions
    IT's a nice view as it's something different than the rest of the city. It's good to change it up and go there once a while. I haven't been there this year
    Written 13 March 2022
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  • dustythoughts
    Manchester, CT1 460 contributions
    I’m a fan of Edgar Allan Poe and was excited to visit his home. It’s small and unassuming, but the Poe family seemed to enjoy living here, although his wife died of tuberculosis in this house. Entrance is only $5, and you can also dial in to an audio tour from your phone. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, and there are subway stations nearby.
    Written 6 May 2020
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  • MidwestKathM
    Detroit, MI505 contributions
    I love visiting cemeteries while we are traveling, especially when I can pay my respects to historic figures that have made a difference! Here in Woodlawn Cemetery, there are many notable people to remember and honor! Pick up a map at the entrance or you will never find anybody! That said, you could simply drive around the cemetery enjoying the rolling terrain and the beautiful trees, coming across some of the beautiful mausoleums and sculptural memorials to enjoy and admire! I was particularly taken with the Bliss Memorial (sculpted by Robert Aitken) in memory of those who perished in 1912 Titanic sinking. There are many musical greats interred here, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, George M. Cohan, and Irving Berlin. And writers galore: Herman Melville, Dorothy Parker, E.L. Doctorow. A day isn't enough to see them all!
    Written 29 October 2021
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA12 695 contributions
    This is a huge city park on the northern edge of town, up in the Bronx. Good place for a long hike or a picnic. You can get here by subway.
    Written 25 April 2022
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  • Jonathan Chan
    New York City, NY214 contributions
    Visited Orchard Beach for a drive-in movie and we had lots of fun! It's a big open space with plenty of room for all of the cars to get a good view of the movie screen. It was very well staffed and we were quickly directed where to park before the movie began.
    Written 3 August 2020
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  • seasilver
    NYC27 contributions
    Take the guided tour. The tour goes over the history, and current facts about the property. The gardens are lovely, quiet with plenty of places to sit and listen to the birds. There is a path around the sound, quiet, with lots of birds if you have binoculars. Its about an hour walk around the sound. Its to the right of the family grave site. Bring deet, as tics are in the area.
    Written 23 April 2022
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  • Base S
    15 contributions
    The water is said to cure ills. Easter brings a parade of the Passion of the Christ re-inacted. Sundays have a line of believers waiting to gather water.
    Written 22 October 2019
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  • Greg Harris
    Yonkers, NY1 094 contributions
    The Van Cortlandt House Museum is a truly remarkable historic gem of Bronx, New York.

    The Van Cortlandt House is the oldest building in the Bronx, and it is a Georgian style mansion that dates back to 18th Century New York, a time in which slavery was legal and heavily practiced.

    The home itself was said to have been built by African slaves for the Van Cortlandt Family, a prominent mercantile family, whom founded and operated a grist and plantation mill on the property.

    When visiting the Van Cortlandt museum in June of 2018, my wife and I were impressed by the house’s carefully preserved Georgian style details.

    We also viewed and learned much about the multiple furnishings and materials that belonged to the Van Cortlandt Family.

    Being African Americans, both my wife and I were of course understandably sensitive and saddened to learn about the house’s connection to slavery and the life and treatment of the slaves that worked and lived on the property.

    For those that enjoy visiting historic homes, learning about 18th Century New York, and it’s Dutch heritage, the Van Cortlandt House Museum is definitely a top destination to visit and sightsee!!!
    Written 30 November 2020
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  • Joyce W
    6 contributions
    This landmark is a great place for parents or teachers to take a trip with the little ones. It has so many great Americans to learn about. Eli Whitney, Stanford White, Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Clay, John James Audubon and many many more. I love the views from up there and it is lots of fun for children to walk through it's like walking through a maze
    Written 7 May 2019
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  • Leonard_vd_Heyden
    Leicester, UK908 contributions
    While in New York for my daughter's LL.M. graduation from Fordham University, we found ourselves not at the Lincoln Center but in the Bronx. The site and grounds are simply stunning. We will go back for a more thorough visit when less crowded and take in the NY Botanical Gardens at the same time ... they are just across Forden Drive.
    Written 21 May 2019
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