12 days in Brooklyn, New York City & Newark Itinerary

12 days in Brooklyn, New York City & Newark Itinerary

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12 days in Brooklyn, New York City & Newark Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  15​min
1
Brooklyn
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
New York City
— 7 nights
train:  30​min
3
Newark
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
End: New York City

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brooklyn Botanic Garden. On the 18th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden and then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brooklyn road trip website .

New York City to Brooklyn is an approximately half hour car ride. July in Brooklyn sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. On the 20th (Fri), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

7
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 American Girl Place New York, Jekyll and Hyde Restaurant, Belvedere Castle, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Ellis Island and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Family-friendly places like Central Park and Bronx Zoo will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Belmar Beach (in Belmar), Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach) and Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip planner.

New York City is just a short distance from Brooklyn. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Newark.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Belmar Beach, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Fire Island National Seashore
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
nights
Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Washington Crossing Historic Park and then take in the waterfront at Point Pleasant Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Newark day trip tool .

Newark is just a short distance from New York City. July in Newark sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F at night. On the 29th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Newark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Point Pleasant Beach
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Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Washington Crossing Historic Park

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