17 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

17 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

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17 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  15​min
1
Brooklyn
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
New York City
— 14 nights
End: New York City

2
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 20th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and then wander the streets of Dumbo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): stop by Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash and then take in the waterfront at Coney Island USA.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brooklyn online day trip planner .

New York City to Brooklyn is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a subway; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Brooklyn can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Fun & Games Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brooklyn Bridge, Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash
Highlights from your plan
Coney Island ©
Coney Island
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash ©
Jay & Silent Bob's Secret Stash

14
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street Y Tisch Center for the Arts. Relax by the water at Belmar Beach and Jenkinson's Boardwalk. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, make a trip to Empire State Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

New York City is just a stone's throw from Brooklyn. May in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Belmar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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