Glen Oaks

Situated right along the Nassau County border, Glen Oaks boasts beautiful landscapes and a tranquil atmosphere.

Passing through the acres of farmland that make up Queens County Farm and neat blocks of well-kept suburban housing, it’s hard to believe you’re still in New York City. Walkable, tree-lined streets and manicured lawns are a common sight in the idyllic, residential community. The housing stock in this neighborhood consists mainly of single-family homes, garden-style apartments, and sprawling co-ops. People flock to Glen Oaks for its peaceful atmosphere and family-friendly vibe.

There are plenty of things to do in this tight-knit community. Meetups, block parties, and community sports are longtime area staples. A string of shops, family-owned eateries, and markets offer the essentials, while shopping centers with chain stores and trendy brands are a quick trip away. Check out hotspots like the Queens County Farm Museum, which tells the story of the area’s agricultural legacy through historical reenactments and opportunities to see farm animals and play farmhand for a day.

With a vibrant commercial center and robust housing market, Glen Oaks offers a little bit of something for everyone.

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