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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Times Square, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City route maker app .

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): look for gifts at The Travel Store, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bronx Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): stroll around Brooklyn Bridge Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Coney Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Brooklyn trip builder .

Brooklyn is very close to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Coney Island ©
Coney Island

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