15 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

15 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

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15 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

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

7
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.
Jacques Torres Chocolate has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Brooklyn: Mercer Oaks Golf Course (in Princeton Junction), Nassau Hall (in Princeton) and Snipes Farm & Education Center (in Morrisville). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Westport Farmers Market, get your game on at Jane's Carousel, see the interesting displays at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brooklyn online day trip planner .

Newark to Brooklyn is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Brooklyn can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trips

The Chapel Restoration, Green Acres, Sagtikos Manor, Snipes Farm & Education Center, The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie
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Jacques Torres Chocolate ©
Jacques Torres Chocolate
Walking tours
Square House Museum ©
Square House Museum

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.
Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area (in Montville), Hornsbeck Creek Falls (in Delaware Water Gap) and Barrett Paradise Friendly Library (in Cresco). There's much more to do: stroll around Bryant Park, appreciate the history behind Soldiers' and Sailors Monument New York, get curious at Gulliver's Gate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planner .

New York City is just a short distance from Brooklyn. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jefferson Valley Mall, Angry Orchard, Richard W. DeKorte Park, Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, Hornsbeck Creek Falls
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Richard W. DeKorte Park ©
Richard W. DeKorte Park
Bryant Park ©
Bryant Park

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