Brooklyn is close to a diverse collection of New York’s well-known sights. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Prospect Park Zoo and the much-loved Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. And don’t miss the Jewish Children's Museum and Brower Park.
Of course, people come from all over the world to experience the Statue of Liberty, one of the most iconic landmarks in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city center.
New York’s central area is also filled with interesting places to visit, like the Empire State Building and Times Square. If you’re still looking for things to do, consider checking out the Chrysler Building and the Grand Central Terminal before returning to Brooklyn.
Brooklyn offers some interesting museums and theaters nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Find the treasures kept in some of the fascinating museums here such as the Brooklyn Children's Museum.
Sports fans who are into basketball or ice hockey should visit iconic Barclays Center Brooklyn, the home of local favorites the Brooklyn Nets and the much-loved New York Islanders. After enjoying the game, follow the throngs of local sports fans to a nearby pub to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
After a long day exploring the streets of Brooklyn, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Lefferts Gardens Residence Bed and Breakfast, the Missing Lantern, or the Room 945.