6 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

6 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

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6 days in New York City & Brooklyn Itinerary

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

2
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: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. August in New York City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Brooklyn.

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

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 3rd (Tue): walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park, stop by Sahadi's Specialty and Fine Foods, and then admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brooklyn Tabernacle, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, then take a stroll through Dumbo, and finally walk around Prospect Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brooklyn trip itinerary tool .

Brooklyn is just a short distance from New York City. September in Brooklyn sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Tours Historic Sites
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Prospect Park ©
Prospect Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park ©
Brooklyn Bridge Park

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