Grand Central Parkway/LaGuardia Airport/Astoria
Blvd. East and follow signs for Grand Central
Parkway East. Refer to directions above: From all points south
of New York City where it states: The Grand Central
Pkwy EAST. Buses and commercial vehicles
(not permitted on parkways) proceed on I-495, taking Exit 21, 108 St.
Make a left turn on 108St. and proceed one mile to Roosevelt Ave. Make
a right turn onto Roosevelt Ave. After passing 114 St., make the first
right turn. Follow this road into the park using the signs Theatre
in the Park as a guide.
From Long Island:
Take the Long Island Expwy Interstate 495
West to Exit 22A, Grand Central Parkway /108
St. Cars: Take the Grand
Central Parkway West to Exit 9A, Whitestone
Bridge /NY 25A East, Northern Blvd. (be alert, it comes up quickly).
Take the Shea Stadium Exit and make an immediate right (practically
a U-turn) onto Stadium Rd. and continue until it ends. Turn right onto
Perimeter Rd. and follow it to the Vatican Pavilion Site. Buses
and commercial vehicles: (not permitted on parkways) when exiting
at 22A from the Long Island Expwy, must take the 108 Street Exit. At
first set of lights turn right onto 108 St. and proceed one mile to
Roosevelt Ave. Make a right turn onto Roosevelt Ave. After passing 114
St., make the first right turn.
Follow this road into park using the signs Theatre in the Park as a guide.
From Grand Central Station or Times Square, take Flushing IRT No. 7 train
to last stop, Main St.,Flushing. Taxi stand located on corner of Main
St. and Roosevelt Ave. One may also get off at Willets Pt./Shea Stadium
Station, one stop before Main St., and walk directly to the Vigil grounds,
which is a 15 to 20 minute walk.
Hotels* near the Apparition grounds
220-33 Northern Blvd. 113-10 Corona Ave.
(800) 272-3742 (718) 699-4500
Anchor Midway/Best Western
215-34 Northern Blvd. 108 St. and I-495
(718) 428-8000 (800) 442-6246 (800) 528-1234
Days Inn Pan American
100-15 Ditmars Blvd. at La Guardia 7900 Queens Blvd.
(800) 325-2525 (800) 937-7374
Holiday Inn Ramada
104-04 Ditmars Blvd. at La Guardia 90th & 23rd Ave. at La Guardia
(800) 465-4329 (800) 228-2828
Marriott Travelodge International
102-05 Ditmars Blvd. at La Guardia Bldg. 144 Van Wyck Expwy at JFK
(800) 228-9290 (800) 255-3050
113-10 Corona Ave.
108 St. and I-495
7900 Queens Blvd.
90th & 23rd Ave. at La Guardia
Travelodge International Bldg.
144 Van Wyck Expwy at JFK
*Most offer special individual/group
rates with generous/modest reductions for pilgrims. Mention Our Lady of
the Roses Shrine.