Downtown Brooklyn Vacations
While you are in Downtown Brooklyn, be sure to spend a few hours sightseeing in surrounding neighborhoods like Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York and Little Italy.
Travelers come from all over the world to experience the Statue of Liberty, one of the most iconic attractions in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city center.
Spend some time in the central part of New York. Enjoy the Empire State Building and Times Square. And, before returning to Downtown Brooklyn, check out the Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal.
Savvy travelers in Downtown Brooklyn, looking for something different, should make tracks to the nearby museums and theaters. Step inside some of the remarkable galleries and collections such as the National Museum of the American Indian, the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn and the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Book seats for a few of the exciting live performances at the St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn.
Get active out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Rest a while and enjoy the sounds of children playing at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Collect Pond Park.
While you are in and around Downtown Brooklyn, stop by the New York by Gehry, the Brooklyn Heights Promenade in Brooklyn and the Castle Clinton National Monument. New York is filled with reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to Fort Jay. Travellers interested in the world's various faiths shouldn’t miss Trinity Church.
Fans of basketball or ice hockey should visit iconic Barclays Center Brooklyn, Brooklyn, home of the Brooklyn Nets and the much-loved New York Islanders. Relive the match’s highlights over a few drinks with friendly locals after the final whistle blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
Finding somewhere suitable to rest your head close to Downtown Brooklyn is a breeze. Take your pick from the DoubleTree by Hilton New York City - Financial District, the Club Quarters, Wall Street, or the New World Hotel.