Brooklyn

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A scenic walk across the landmark Brooklyn Bridge is an ideal way to start a spring visit to New York City’s most populous borough. On the other side, you’ll arrive in historic Brooklyn Heights, a neighborhood filled with row houses, shops and cultural institutions. Take a stroll through Prospect Park, whose features include a zoo, Brooklyn’s only natural forest and even a dog beach, then grab coffee or dinner in family-friendly Park Slope. Williamsburg is known for youthful vitality, live music and vintage shopping; Brighton Beach is teeming with authentic Russian cuisine and wares; and Bedford-Stuyvesant, with the timeless beauty of its brownstones, features such attractions as live Off-Off-Broadway theater and Caribbean restaurants. These are just a few of the reasons to visit Brooklyn; read on for more ideas.

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bed stuy
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bed-stuy

Beautiful historic architecture, new restaurants and live entertainment are among this neighborhood's draws.

brighton beach
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brighton beach

Also called Little Odessa, this Brooklyn neighborhood is known for its authentic Russian markets and exciting nightlife.

brooklyn heights
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brooklyn heights

Gorgeous row houses, tree-lined streets and stunning views of the Manhattan skyline draw countless visitors across the Brooklyn Bridge to this culturally rich neighborhood.

bushwick
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bushwick

Rapidly developing a reputation for adventurous dining, daring arts and vibrant nightlife, Bushwick is Brooklyn's next up-and-coming neighborhood.

carroll gardens
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carroll gardens

This literary-leaning enclave is brimming with fine dining, eclectic shopping and a distinctly old-school sense of style.

cobble hill
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cobble hill

This cozy Brooklyn neighborhood is teeming with food, shopping, nightlife and art.

Must-See Coney Island
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coney island

Ideal for a summer visit, this legendary NYC amusement district offers beaches, baseball and a boardwalk full of tasty treats and oddball entertainment.

Downtown Brooklyn
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downtown brooklyn

See outdoor performances, grab a burger or some cheesecake and take a walking tour of this commercial hub.

Must-See DUMBO
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dumbo

Discover Brooklyn's artsy enclave of reimagined factories, avant-garde performing spaces and distinctive shopping.

fort greene and clinton hill
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fort greene and clinton hill

Explore the offbeat charms of these historic, culture-rich neighborhoods just a stone's throw from Manhattan.

Must-See Gowanus
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gowanus

Find galleries, cafés, nightlife and more in the reclaimed warehouses of this formerly industrial area.

Must-See Greenpoint
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greenpoint

Locally sourced eats, an intentionally divey bowling alley and an indie bookstore are among the attractions in this onetime Polish enclave.

Jamaica Bay and Rockaway Beach
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jamaica bay and rockaway beach

These areas are great places to surf, dine, cycle, fish, golf and enjoy all kinds of other outdoor fun, right here in NYC.

Must-See Park Slope
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park slope

This cherished Brooklyn 'hood is home to quirky shops, high-quality brews, literary haunts and more.

Must-See Prospect Park
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prospect park

One of NYC's most beautiful and intriguing public spaces, this green expanse holds such popular attractions as the bandshell, Audubon Center, a zoo and Grand Army Plaza.

Must-See Red Hook
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red hook

Brooklyn's rugged shoreline neighborhood offers a refreshing salt spray of NYC's seafaring past, along with artsy shops and some killer lobster rolls.

Must-See Williamsburg
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williamsburg

Perhaps the trendiest neighborhood in the City, Williamsburg is home to prominent arts scene as well as new shops, restaurants and nightlife destinations.


For more information, visit explorebk.com.

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  1. 1
    Brooklyn Bridge
    Tillary St
    Brooklyn – multiple locations
    NY 11201
  2. 2
    Prospect Park
    95 Prospect Park West
    Multiple Locations
    NY 11215
  3. 3
    Brighton Beach
    Neptune Ave
    Brooklyn – Brighton Beach
    NY 11235
  1. 4
    Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
    Brooklyn – Brooklyn Heights
    NY 11201
  2. 5
    Talde
    369 7th Ave.
    Brooklyn – Park Slope
    NY 11215
  3. 6
    Barclays Center
    620 Atlantic Ave.
    Brooklyn – Prospect Heights
    NY 11217
  1. 7
    Brooklyn Bowl
    61 Wythe Ave.
    Brooklyn – Williamsburg
    NY 11249
  2. 8
    Brooklyn Bridge Park
    334 Furman St.
    Brooklyn – DUMBO
    NY 11201
  3. 9
    Brooklyn Museum
    200 Eastern Parkway
    Brooklyn – Prospect Heights
    NY 11238

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