Only in Queens: Tasting Our Way Through New York’s Most Diverse Borough
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Only in Queens: Tasting Our Way Through New York’s Most Diverse Borough

from $830 USD per person for 4 days, 3 nights
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  • 14 People Maximum
  • Easy Activity Level
  • Urban Exploration
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Trip Overview

Manhattan may have name-brand recognition and Brooklyn a certain cachet, but Queens is the city’s largest and most diverse borough. It’s a place where new immigrant communities can still afford to put down roots, bringing their food traditions with them. In collaboration with Culinary Backstreets, we’ll take a deep dive into Queens’ rich neighborhood life, including a banquet dinner in the borough’s bustling Chinatown, a behind-the-scenes visit to a Central Asian Jewish bakery, and a stop at a Colombian “fast food” joint for a South American twist on the New York hot dog.

  • Bustling night markets
  • Hidden restaurants
  • Local culinary gems


Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.
Culinary Backstreets
In Partnership with Culinary Backstreets

Additional Info


Our trip begins with a welcome dinner in Flushing on Friday, October 4. We recommend you arrive in New York by 2 p.m. on the 4th, so you can settle into your accommodations and make your way to Flushing to meet our guide and group in time for dinner. Our trip concludes in the evening on Sunday, October 7. If leaving New York directly after our tour, we recommend departing the following morning, on Monday, October 8. If you'd like to extend your trip, we’re happy to provide suggestions for things to do and see in the city on your own.

Activity Level

Travelers should be reasonably fit and feel comfortable walking 2 to 4 miles each day, climbing stairs and remaining on their feet for long periods of time. Keep in mind that Queens is a bustling and crowded place and, though our pace will be relaxed, other New Yorkers like to walk fast!


We recommend staying at the Parc Hotel in Flushing, Queens, which will serve as a central location for the tour. When making reservations, members of our group will receive a 15 percent discount (discount code will be provided in your deposit confirmation). Email if you’d like assistance with booking. If you choose to stay elsewhere, we strongly recommend staying in Queens. We are happy to suggest neighborhoods for booking alternate accommodations. 

  • All meals and transportation during the trip. Travel within Queens will be by foot and public transportation.
  • An experienced local guide to accompany you throughout the trip, as well as special guests throughout.
  • Admission to all proposed activities, locations, and events.
  • A great group of fellow Atlas Obscura fans, excited to explore all that Queens has to offer!
  • Transportation to and from New York City.
  • 3 nights of accommodations in Queens, NY. (Travelers receive a 15% group discount at the Parc Hotel.)
  • Airport transfers.
  • Travel insurance (recommended).
  • Additional meals and drinks outside of Atlas Obscura offerings, including most alcoholic beverages. 
  • Applying for a U.S. visa, if applicable.
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