If your New York City vacation begins with a flight into JFK, your first stop in the Big Apple will be in the neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens. Hotels near John F. Kennedy International Airport are not only convenient for the days when you are traveling, but also for putting you close to the interesting sights and opportunities for outdoor fun throughout Queens, New York. With great transportation links to Lower Manhattan, you'll find it easy to see some of the most-famous tourist attractions in New York City while staying at cheap hotels by John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Transportation from JFK
After buying plane tickets to New York City, you don't need to worry about how you'll get from the airport to your hotel or other destinations, because JFK has a wide range of ground transportation options that make it easy. All the terminals at JFK are linked by AirTrain JFK to the New York City Subway system and the Long Island Rail Road, and several city bus lines also serve the airport. Perhaps the easiest, especially when you've booked hotel packages close to John F. Kennedy International Airport, is hopping into a licensed yellow cab.
JFK is just 12 miles from Lower Manhattan, where major landmarks include Wall Street; the oldest park in New York City, Bowling Green; and Battery Park, where ferries depart from the waterfront for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Battery Park also features Castle Clinton, the remains of a fort built before the War of 1812. Also spend some time exploring the neighborhoods around your hotel and the outdoor attractions of Queens. Head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to see the natural side of the city, or enjoy a stroll along the beaches of the Rockaways.
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