Boroughs & Neighborhoods

Brooklyn

Brooklyn offers attractions for every type of traveler. Want to be on the cutting edge? Head for Williamsburg, where you can hear live music every night and shop for vintage threads. If you want to root for the home team, there’s pro hockey and basketball at Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. Traveling with kids? Prospect Park and the stroller-filled sidewalks of Park Slope beckon, as does the area’s restaurant scene. And since the best things in life are free, consider a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge or along the scenic Brooklyn Heights promenade. Read on for much more.

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Neighborhood Guides in Brooklyn

Arthur Avenue & Belmont

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Arthur Avenue & Belmont

Get a taste of the Old World in the Bronx’s Little Italy.

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Astoria

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Astoria

Queens’ traditionally Greek neighborhood has film industry fun.

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Battery Park City

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Battery Park City

Soaring towers and a stunning waterfront define this Lower Manhattan neighborhood.

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Bay Ridge

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Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge is home to some of Brooklyn’s most beautiful outdoor attractions and most authentic cuisine.

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Bedford-Stuyvesant

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Bedford-Stuyvesant

This diverse, evolving neighborhood has plenty of history.

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Boerum Hill

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Boerum Hill

One of the City’s most charming neighborhoods makes for a laid-back destination.

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Brighton Beach

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Brighton Beach

Explore Russian culture, food and nightlife.

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Brooklyn Heights

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Brooklyn Heights

See one of Brooklyn’s most sought-after neighborhoods.

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Bushwick

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Bushwick

See one of Brooklyn’s “it” neighborhoods.

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Carroll Gardens

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Carroll Gardens

The leafy enclave maintains a strong Italian-American influence.

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Central Park

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Central Park

Visit one of the world’s most famous parks.

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Chelsea

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Chelsea

See some of NYC’s best contemporary art.

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Chinatown

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Chinatown

Explore Buddhist temples, curio shops and dim sum palaces.

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City Island

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City Island

This Bronx village offers maritime charm.

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Clinton Hill

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Clinton Hill

Century-old mansions meet trendy contemporary attractions in Brooklyn.

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Cobble Hill

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Cobble Hill

This brownstone-Brooklyn locale teems with restaurants and shops.

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Coney Island

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Coney Island

This seaside neighborhood is New York City's playground.

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Corona

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Corona

Find Latin cuisine, museums and outdoor fun in the shadow of the Unisphere.

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Crown Heights

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Crown Heights

This Brooklyn neighborhood stands on the brink of cultural revitalization.

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Downtown Brooklyn

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Downtown Brooklyn

The thriving business district has public art, ample shopping and Michelin-starred dining.

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DUMBO

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DUMBO

Come for the spectacular views, art galleries and avant-garde theater.

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East Harlem

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East Harlem

The traditionally Hispanic area, known as "El Barrio," is packed with culture, food and art.

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East Village

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East Village

Experience the historic home of American counterculture.

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Flatbush

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Flatbush

Visit this bustling, colorful Brooklyn neighborhood.

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