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Manhattan may get all the glory, but visit the Bronx and you might be surprised by its beautiful green parks, amazing museums, and fun family-friendly attractions. Highlights of the birthplace of hip hop include the Bronx Zoo, the Yankee Stadium, the New York Botanical Garden, the Arthur Avenue Market, and the Bronx Museum of Arts.
This New York borough has more than enough to keep you entertained, but it’s also surrounded by a wealth of places worth visiting. Take advantage of all that day trip potential and rent a car through Orbitz – you’ll find lots of firms offering car rental in the Bronx.
The Bronx is in a great location if you want to explore the tri-state area. Here are three of our favorite places to drive to.
Drive out of the city and into picturesque Connecticut to visit this historic town. Hike through leafy Kent Falls State Park, stopping to picnic beside tumbling waterfalls, or simply enjoy a quiet drive around this scenic destination. Don’t miss Main Street, with its quirky antique dealers, cheese market, shops and cafes.
Journey time: Around two hours
Distance: Approximately 80 miles
Head out of downtown Bronx, with an easy drive across City Island Bridge, to this quiet island off the mainland. Here you’ll find a charming small-town atmosphere – though City Island is still part of the Bronx – with friendly seafood shacks, a quaint nautical look, and boats bobbing in the harbor.
Journey time: Around 20 minutes
Distance: Approximately six miles
Hop in your rental car for a day trip to this scenic city in upstate New York. Sitting on the banks of the famous River Hudson, Poughkeepsie has some fantastic attractions, including the hands-on Children’s Museum. Park up and take a stroll across the Walkway Over the Hudson for stunning views across the river to the Catskill Mountains beyond.
Journey time: Around 1 hour 30 minutes
Distance: Approximately 75 miles