6 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Bronx Itinerary

6 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Bronx Itinerary

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6 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Bronx Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Brooklyn
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Bronx
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: New York City

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day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Times Square as well as Statue of Liberty National Monument. On the 25th (Thu), take a stroll through Times Square, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City vacation planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
Coney Island USA has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at Kick Axe Throwing, walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then wander the streets of Dumbo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Sahadi's Specialty and Fine Foods, then take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, then take in the waterfront at Coney Island USA, and finally stroll around Prospect Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Brooklyn trip planner .

Brooklyn is just a stone's throw from New York City. In July, daily temperatures in Brooklyn can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bronx.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Coney Island ©
Coney Island
Prospect Park ©
Prospect Park

3
nights
Bronx

Bronx ©
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.
You've now added Bronx Zoo to your itinerary. On the 28th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Great Neck Steppingstone Park, then head off the coast to City Island, then get to know the resident critters at Bronx Zoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Little Italy in the Bronx. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at The Maritime Aquarium, then snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, and then make a splash at SplashDown Beach.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bronx trip itinerary site .

Drive from Brooklyn to Bronx in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. In July in Bronx, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bronx

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Great Neck Steppingstone Park, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, The Maritime Aquarium, SplashDown Beach
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
SplashDown Beach ©
SplashDown Beach
Great Neck Steppingstone Park ©
Great Neck Steppingstone Park

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