One of the first neighborhoods outside of Manhattan you’ll hit after crossing the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights offers a cozy residential feel with all the conveniences of city life. The charming area features streets lined with lovingly restored row houses, but its beauty doesn’t end there. On the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, you’ll find panoramic views of Lower Manhattan, and beyond you’ll encounter shopping, dining, live theater and music performances. At the Brooklyn Historical Society and the New York Transit Museum, get a taste of culture and history.
Gorgeous row houses; tranquil, tree-lined streets; and stunning views of the Manhattan skyline draw countless visitors across the Brooklyn Bridge to this culturally rich neighborhood.
Experience two of Brooklyn's top neighborhoods: historic Brooklyn Heights, and trendy DUMBO. It will be a walk through time as you journey through 200 years in just 2 hours: from stately townhomes of the 1800's to cutting-edge loft buildings of the modern day. Brooklyn Heights is a leafy neighborhood of historic brownstone town houses. DUMBO is a cutting-edge loft district which is one of NYC's most modern hip neighborhoods.
Join a 3-hour small-group walking tour (10 people max!) for an unforgettable walk over Brooklyn Bridge that was built in 1883. Enjoy the amazing views and learn about the incredible story of its construction. Once in Brooklyn, discover the trendy Dumbo neighborhood, the new Brooklyn Bridge Park with terrific views of the Manhattan skyline and the quaint streets and brownstones of historic Brooklyn Heights. Take a break at a popular DUMBO café, which will include a small complimentary treat. You’ll leave the tour with great photos and lots of memorable stories.
Elevate your trip to New York City with a 4-hour tour of Brooklyn Heights to learn about African American gospel music and experience it in person. Take the subway from Manhattan to the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood to admire historic churches and brownstone homes. Consider the history behind the heavenly hymns as you stroll around Brooklyn and along the Promenade on the Hudson River. End the tour on a high note with a Sunday-service experience at the acclaimed Brooklyn Tabernacle.
Come explore lower Manhattan on two wheels! Cycle around Manhattan’s southern tip, climb uphill into the City Hall area, then up onto the Brooklyn Bridge itself. This will be a steady climb of about 15 minutes, stopping at the Brooklyn-side tower of the bridge for photos. You’ll be about 160 feet (about 50 meters) up.
Step aboard New York City’s only floating designated landmark and cruise along New York Harbor while tasting some of America’s best-known wines. During your relaxing sail, learn about the fine wines chosen especially for that day's sail, savor delicious pairings of cheese and charcuterie while enjoying breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Battery Park, Brooklyn Heights and the other treasures of New York Harbor. This wine-centric sailing adventure makes for a informative, relaxing, casual afternoon with friends and family
Outdoor activities and waterfront views take center stage in this DUMBO green space.
Whether you're going to cross it or just spend time staring at it, you'll find everything you need to know about the Brooklyn Bridge right here.
Like its beloved sister bar, the Brooklyn Inn, this cozy, windowed tavern boasts a long bar with high wooden stools, a large selection of local and domestic beers (16 on tap), wines and spirits, and snacks such as cheese and crackers, soft pretzels, hot dogs and the occasional meat pie.
The newest addition to the Brooklyn Bridge Park greenway, this restored industrial pier boasts five acres encompassing basketball, handball and bocce courts along with picnic tables, swings and a full-size inline skating rink.
No Middle Eastern culinary repast—whether cooking homemade delicacies from scratch or partaking in delicious prepared foods—would be complete without a trip to this clean and stylish gourmet marketplace, which was founded in 1948 and is stocked to the rafters with everything you could ever need from the Far and Middle East.
The original Brooklyn Fatoosh (a second location opened up in Park Slope several years back) stands out among Downtown Brooklyn's multitude of Middle Eastern cuisine options—their pitas are baked fresh throughout the day, and their pita sandwiches, kebab platters and falafels are praised by the restaurant's dedicated local fan base for their massive size, as well as their high quality.