5 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

5 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

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5 days in Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

Start: Brooklyn
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Brooklyn
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Brooklyn

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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 New York Transit Museum as well as Jacques Torres Chocolate. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at New York Transit Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Coney Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then get behind the scenes at Jacques Torres Chocolate, and finally get engrossed in the history at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brooklyn vacation builder .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, John F Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Brooklyn can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll set off for New York City on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Brooklyn

Fun & Games Museums Tours
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Coney Island ©
Coney Island
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO ©
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

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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.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then wander the streets of Times Square, and then don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City vacation planner.

New York City is just a stone's throw from Brooklyn. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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