11 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

11 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

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11 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Brooklyn
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: New York City

7
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City tour planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brooklyn Tabernacle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then wander the streets of Dumbo, and finally walk around Prospect Park. On the next day, walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park, look for gifts at Sahadi's Specialty and Fine Foods, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brooklyn trip itinerary planning tool .

Brooklyn is very close to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Prospect Park ©
Prospect Park
Food Tours

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