6 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

6 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

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6 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Brooklyn
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Charlotte

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to DM Weil Gallery and Ocean Grove Beach. Let the collections at Gulliver's Gate and Allaire State Park capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Sleepy Hollow (Sleepy Hollow Cemetery & Kykuit), Historic Huguenot Street (in New Paltz) and Benmarl Vineyards and Winery (in Marlboro). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and appreciate the history behind The Oculus.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip tool .

Charlotte to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sleepy Hollow, New Paltz, Benmarl Vineyards and Winery, Allaire State Park, Silverball Pinball Museum
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Speed Boats Tours
The Morgan Library & Museum ©
The Morgan Library & Museum
Gulliver's Gate ©
Gulliver's Gate

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.
On the 16th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Argyle Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lookout Beach. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Great Neck Steppingstone Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Ohel, then kick back and relax at Lido West Beach, and finally wander the streets of Industry City.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brooklyn online sightseeing planner .

Brooklyn is just a stone's throw from New York City. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Ohel, Lido West Beach, Lido Beach, Point Lookout Beach, Argyle Park
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Point Lookout Beach ©
Point Lookout Beach
Lido West Beach ©
Lido West Beach
Great Neck Steppingstone Park ©
Great Neck Steppingstone Park

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