The Bronx is UP and offers many attractions

In addition to the Bronx Zoo there is The Hall of Fame of Great Americans- the first Hall of Fame in the U.S. honoring an array of famous American men and women from all walks of life.  It is on the campus of Bronx Community College (formerly NYU -Uptown) in University Heights.  It was designed by Stanford White in 1900 and includes the first American pantheon. Located at Hall of Fame Terrace and 181 St.

Wave Hill is a breathtaking 28 acre estate that was built as a country home for william Lewis Morris in hte 1840s. Other well known residents include Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt and Arturo Toscanini. The view and the  gardens are spectacular. Located at 675 W. 252 St

The New York Botanical Gardens- located just north of the zoo.  It is a 250 acre oasis smack in the middle of the Bronx.  There are rose gardens, rock gardens, walking trails as well as the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory built in 1901- a real crystal palace.  Christmas time brings the spectacular Holiday Train Show- toy trains amid replicas of New York City sights fashioned from natural materials. Spring brings the fantastic Orchid Show.The Everett Children's Adventure Garden- offers hands on educational experiences.  200th St and Kaqimiroff Blvd.

Poe Cottage - Edgar Allan Poe's  home from 1846-1849. Poe is considered the "father of the American detective novel."  Torus are available and a new visitor's center is scheduled to open this year.  E. Kinsbridge Rd and the Grand Concourse.

Yankee Stadium- The stadium is brand new and home ot the World Champion New York Yankees- aka Bronx Bombers-161St and River Ave.