- Our list of the best things to do in Brooklyn, New York, features the top 771 nearby activities — including 269 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Brooklyn, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Brooklyn, NY , followed by 739 popular activities in nearby cities, including New York City, Staten Island, Bronx, Queens, Flushing, Freeport, Jersey City, Long Island City, Yonkers, Newark, Clifton, Montclair, West Orange, Long Beach, Hoboken, Astoria, Atlantic Highlands, East Rutherford, New Rochelle, Bayonne, Oceanside, Paramus, Red Bank, Secaucus, Edison, Fort Lee, Valley Stream, Englewood, Westfield, Hicksville, East Meadow, Summit, Elizabeth, Hackensack, Bloomfield, Glen Cove, Union, Paterson, Ridgewood, Teaneck, Wayne, Mount Vernon, Union City, Levittown, Fair Lawn, Linden, Perth Amboy, Franklin Square, Livingston, Lake George, Sayreville, Princeton, Mahwah, Albany, Hudson, Red Hook, Greenburgh, Geneva, Mount Vernon, Elmont, White Plains and Bridgehampton
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Wine & Design New York City MoreLess Info
Client’s explore their inner artist in a fun and social environment at a studio that specializes in special events and parties
98% 1026 votes
2036 61st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11204 MoreLess Info
Besides the varieties of pizza served during it, a Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour has other highlight too, since it takes the travelers to the Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island, famous houses, and the locations for famous movies, such as Goodfellas and Annie Hall.
97% 681 votes
500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232 MoreLess Info
Covering 478 acres, the Green-Wood Cemetery was established in 1838 and it was the first green space in NYC. It is the final resting place for celebrities such as Louis Comfort Tiffany. Special events are organized in here, such as the Battle of Brooklyn Anniversary.
97% 2125 votes
Remsen St to Orange St along the East River, Brooklyn, NY MoreLess Info
The Esplanade, or the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, runs for a 1/3 of a mile and offers the viewer the sights of Lower Manhattan and the New York Harbor.
94% 896 votes
419 Lafayette St, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY MoreLess Info
Inside Out Tours offers off the beaten path and hidden history tours of NYC. Their tours highlight establishments that locals frequent and provide visitors with the opportunity to explore the food, history, architecture and culture of New York communities.
96% 1800 votes
1 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 MoreLess Info
Covering 85 acres, the Brooklyn Bridge Park has playgrounds, carousels, sport fields and courts, a boathouse, and others. Public events are held in here all around the year, such as such as Art in the Park, Family Volunteer Days, and Fitness sessions.
96% 9938 votes
City Hall Park, Brooklyn, NY MoreLess Info
Pedestrians, trains, bicycles, and motor vehicles have crossed the Brooklyn Bridge since 1883. At the time of its construction, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world, with its 1595.5 feet. It is a National Historic Landmark.
97% 430 votes
Brooklyn, NY MoreLess Info
Brooklyn Heights is a residential neighborhood that features brick Greek Revival and Gothic Revival houses as well as Italianate brownstones. The location is also the home of Saint Francis College.
93% 1736 votes
1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 MoreLess Info
Covering 52 acres and attracting around 900,000 visitors each year, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden was established in 1911 and now displays over 10,000 species of plants. It is formed by gardens such as the Shakespeare Garden, the Children's Garden, and the Plant Family Collection.
92% 1171 votes
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 MoreLess Info
Covering 560,000 square feet and holding an impressive collection of approximately 1.5 million works of art, the Brooklyn Museum is the second largest museum in the state. It includes items from all around the world, the oldest of them dating back to 3,000 years ago.
93% 196 votes
334 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 MoreLess Info
Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park for a ride on Jane's Carousel, a historic attraction built in 1922 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. All ages are welcome to ride.