8 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

8 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

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8 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Brooklyn
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
End: New York City

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes FAO Schwarz, Neue Galerie, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing planning tool.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bronx Zoo, then look for gifts at Sahadi's, and then admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park and then take in the waterfront at Coney Island.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brooklyn online trip maker.

Brooklyn is just a stone's throw from New York City. In May, daytime highs in Brooklyn are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Coney Island ©
Coney Island

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