Reaching Fordham is easy, as you can fly into John F. Kennedy Airport, LaGuardia, or Newark. The school's closest subway stop is at Fordham Road and there is bus service, as well.
Just a one minute walk away from Fordham University, you’ll find the New York Botanical Garden. This national historic landmark sprawls across 250 acres of land and is home to more than one million living plants, which are organized and showcased as collections throughout the year.
This zoo attracts more than 2 million visitors a year, and for good reason; it’s the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States. They host a wide range of events throughout the year, including pumpkin carving, brewfests, costume parades, timed animal feedings, and family races to benefit their ongoing animal conservation efforts.
Often called "the Real Little Italy," a section of the Bronx's Arthur Avenue has been home to an Italian-American community since the 1950s. Around here you'll find stand-out restaurants such as Roberto’s, a classic Bronx trattoria. If you’re craving Mexican food, venture down to the South Bronx. Clusters of Mexican restaurants offer authentic cuisine and intense flavors. Don’t miss La Morada. Since 2009, this South Bronx staple has been serving traditional Oaxacan food like tamales, made from scratch.