Bronx Zoo The largest metropolitan zoo in the US, this attraction is a must-see for anyone who loves wildlife. The 265-acre site is home to more than 6,000 animals, which are housed in re-creations of their natural habitats. Visitors can marvel at the gorillas of the Congo, the snow leopards of the Himalayas and the lemurs of Madagascar.
The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (or Poe Cottage) is the former home of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. It is located on Kingsbridge Road and the Grand Concourse in The Bronx, New York, a short distance from its original location, and is now in the northern part of Poe Park.
New York Botanical Garden This lush garden, neighbor to the Bronx Zoo, is a wonderland for everything that grows out of the ground. Featuring more than a million plants on 250 acres, the Botanical Garden is a place for study and research as well as enchantment and exploration.