57 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Bronx Itinerary

57 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Bronx Itinerary

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New York City
— 37 nights
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Brooklyn
— 8 nights
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Bronx
— 10 nights
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New York City

— 37 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Attractions like Central Park and Empire State Building make great kid-friendly stops. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary (in Eatontown), Lawrence Hopewell Trail (in Pennington) and Philadelphia (Please Touch Museum, Eastern State Penitentiary, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, go for a walk through The High Line, and get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planner.

Accra, Ghana to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Accra to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Accra in November, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brooklyn

— 8 nights

Borough of Trees

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.
Kids will enjoy Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Park Zoo. Take a break from Brooklyn with a short trip to Sagtikos Manor in Bay Shore, about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Prospect Park, pause for some serene contemplation at First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, stroll the grounds of Green-Wood cemetery, and take a stroll through Brooklyn Heights.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brooklyn attractions planner.

Brooklyn is very close to New York City. In December in Brooklyn, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. You'll set off for Bronx on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Brooklyn

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Bronx

— 10 nights

Boogie Town

The northernmost New York City borough, the Bronx has many claims to fame, including being the birthplace of hip-hop and home of the New York Yankees.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bronx Zoo and Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Get out of town with these interesting Bronx side-trips: First Presbyterian Church (in Greenwich), Blue Jay Orchards (in Bethel) and Osborne Homestead Museum (in Derby). The adventure continues: stroll through Wolf Conservation Center, learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, make a trip to Art Centro, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Incarnation.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bronx trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brooklyn to Bronx takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bronx

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips