8 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

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8 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

New York City
taxi:  15​min
Brooklyn
— 2 nights
taxi:  15​min
New York City
— 5 nights
New York City

2
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Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden and then explore and take pictures at Yankee Stadium. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and then take in the waterfront at Coney Island USA.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brooklyn tour planner.

New York City to Brooklyn is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a subway; or take a bus. In December in Brooklyn, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Fun & Games Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yankee Stadium
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Coney Island USA ©
Coney Island USA
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Yankee Stadium ©
Yankee Stadium

6
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, admire the striking features of Grand central terminal, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel itinerary planner.

New York City is very close to Brooklyn. December in New York City sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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