Brooklyn is filled with attractions, food and entertainment, which means you could spend months here and not run out of things to do. If you’re traveling here for a few days, you’ll have to narrow down what you want to experience. Here are some of the best things to do in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Whether you’re coming from a Sunday service at a pentecostal church Brooklyn NY or resting your stomach after a delicious meal, the Brooklyn botanical garden can provide you with a lovely place to take a walk and enjoy nature. Covering 52 acres, there are plenty of gorgeous flowers and trees to admire.
For a more adventurous outing, head over to the iconic beachside Coney Island amusement park. Carnival rides and food are plentiful as you wander through the attractions available in this park. Many parades, concerts and movie nights are scheduled throughout the year to enhance your experience.
Walk or bike from lower Manhattan to Brooklyn across the famous Brooklyn bridge that spans the East River. If you want to avoid the crowds, head over early in the morning or later in the evening.
For a lovely view of the New York City skyline, head over to the Brooklyn promenade that runs parallel to the East River. You can see the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge from this gorgeous vantage point.
From the gothic arch entryway to the top of Battle Hill, this cemetary is a fascinating look into the history of the people of New York. You can spot mausoleums, gargoyles and cherubs while searching for famous grave stones.
While you’re wandering from landmark to landmark, don’t forget to munch on some of the delicious food items available at Brooklyn Crab, Lilia, Smorgasbord or Spritzenhaus.