The fact that tourists have been increasingly flocking to Brooklyn over Manhattan is well known. But Queens, one of the most diverse spots in the world, has silently ascended, even going so far as to be named the top travel destination in the US by Lonely Planet for 2015.
The number of people visiting Queens has, in fact, increased by 12 percent in the last few years. And of the 54 million people who visited New York City, over 12 percent of them made a stop in Queens. [more]