Things to Do Must-See Brooklyn Heights
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.
Hotels NYC Art Hotels
NYC’s hotels offer a range of covetable amenities—not least their artworks. Here are a few hotels where the decor is by contemporary masters.
ToursBrooklyn Walking Tour
Walk the streets of Brooklyn one the most exciting boroughs in New York City. Brooklyn is a neighborhood of many facets where different cultures and innovation converge. Synonymous with all things trendy and artisanal, Brooklyn is constantly evolving yet has succeeded in maintaining it's local neighborhood feel.
ToursPrivate Tour of Brooklyn Neighborhoods by Chauffeured Escalade
Let native Brooklynites tour you around the highlights and 'hoods of Brooklyn - where 2.5 million New Yorkers call home. From classic sights like the Brooklyn Bridge to the brand new Brooklyn Bridge Park, you'll see sweeping views of the NY Harbor, Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan skyline. Visit DUMBO - Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass – an industrial neighborhood turned into galleries, boutiques and million dollar lofts apartment and Brooklyn Heights, NYC’s first landmarked neighborhood with stunning architecture from the mid-19th century. Our Brooklyn tour can include as many of these neighborhoods as you'd like to see in your allotted time.
ToursPrivate Tour of Brooklyn Neighborhoods by Foot and Subway
From classic Coney Island to Brownstone Park Slope, explore the sights, smells, tastes, architecture, energy, creativity, and pizazz of our favorite borough - Brooklyn!
ToursBrownstone Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO Walking Tour
Experience historic Brooklyn Heights and trendy DUMBO, two of Brooklyn’s popular neighborhoods on this 2-hour walking tour. Walk by stately townhomes from the 1800’s in Brooklyn heights, and cutting-edge lofts in DUMBO.
ToursNew York Gospel Music Tour
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.
ToursBrooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
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.
ToursNew York Sailboat Cruise with Wine Cheese and Charcuterie
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 2-hour wine-centric sailing adventure makes for a informative, relaxing, casual afternoon with friends and family
Outdoors & RecreationBrooklyn Bridge Park
Outdoor activities and waterfront views take center stage in this DUMBO green space.
Attractions Guide to the Brooklyn Bridge
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.
In the Neighborhood
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.
Outdoors & Recreation
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2
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.
Fatoosh Middle Eastern Pitza & BBQ
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.