What to do near JFK Airport/in NYC

ActivityLocation & Accessibility Cost & Safety
Explore the Howard Beach Located along the southern coast of Queens, Long Island
A cheaper accessibility channel is through the A train toward Howard Beach from JFK  
It costs approximately $10 one-way. The neighborhood is friendly and safe.
Explore ChinatownLower Manhattan
Accessible via the subway; The tour companies on the route are JFK AirTrain and MTA

It costs $8; the trip’s average duration is 58 minutes inclusive of transfer time between stations. It’s safe.
Visit Corona Park The Northern part of Queens
Accessible fast through a combination of train, subway, bus via 71 Av/Queens Bl; route operators are JFK Airtrain, and The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
It is a safe destination and transit costs are in the range of $12 – $17.

Other things you can do near JFK airport during layover are:

  1. Bird-Watching in Jamaica Bay
  2. Rockaways
  3. Visit Queens Botanical Garden
  4. You can get some food at Terminal 4 and eat
  5. Drink BRKLYN Beer Garden in Terminal 2
  6. Check out the 6 airport lounges at JFK airport
  7. Shop at a duty-free shop – I like the one at Terminal 2
  8. You can sleep
  9. Browse the internet

In the video below, Attache takes you through everything you can check out in Manhattan, NYC.

You can read the full JFK airport guide here.

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