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Brooklyn Attractions

This bustling metropolis has so much on offer. Whether you're seeking exciting things to do or you're eager to learn more about the local history, Brooklyn will have something perfect for you. With so many tourist attractions, you should make a start on your travel itinerary today.

Find out what makes Brooklyn tick with the most popular tours & day trips. Browse through our top 1025 fun activities in Brooklyn, and book with confidence knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Brooklyn with Kids

There's fun for the entire family wherever you wander in Brooklyn. Here are a few family friendly experiences you can enjoy together that are bound to make your getaway unforgettable:

Free Things to Do in Brooklyn

There's no need to endlessly reach for your wallet in Brooklyn. The following won't even cost a penny.

Waterfront Museum - Young or old, this place will pique your imagination and capture your mind.

Stissing Mountain Multiple Use Area - Give the kids a good time or unleash your own inner child — this attraction just screams fun.

Pratt Institute - Architecture fans will certainly enjoy admiring the modern design of this local landmark.

Green-Wood Cemetery - Stop by this historic landmark and learn a thing or two about the area's cultural heritage.

Stuyvesant Heights Historic District - This lively location is a favorite of visitors and locals alike.

Gowanus Canal - Get out of life's fast lane and spend a bit of time out beside the water.

Maryland Monument - Strike up a conversation with a few locals and discover why many travelers swing by this place.

Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Mix a bit of spirituality into your travels by stopping by this religious attraction.

Coney Island Beach - Keep a lookout for colorful shells and other ocean treasures washed up along the coastline here.

Brower Park - You're sure to reconnect with Mother Nature at this spectacular attraction.

Audubon Center - If you love pottering around the garden, this attraction will captivate your green thumb.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s signature medley of old and new provides the backdrop to this revitalized district, where you’ll find fresh arts venues behind historic streetscapes.



Noted for its cafés and live music, there's plenty to explore in Williamsburg. Top attractions like McCarren Park Pool and Brooklyn Brewery are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Metropolitan Av. Station or Hewes St. Station to see more of the city.


Brooklyn Heights

Scenic views, historic brownstones, narrow streets and fantastic restaurants and bars help create one of Brooklyn’s most charming neighborhoods.


Park Slope

Near a large Brooklyn park, important cultural sites stand next to gracious residences, while central avenues bustle with places to eat, drink and shop.



You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Greenpoint. Spend some time visiting top spots like WNYC Transmitter Park, and catch the metro at Greenpoint Av. Station or Nassau Av. Station to see more of the area.

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Crown Heights

Get to know Crown Heights and its many features like its coffeehouses and gardens. You might want to explore sights like Brooklyn Children's Museum and Jewish Children's Museum, and you can jump on the metro at Kingston Av. Station or Nostrand Av. Station (Eastern Pkwy) to get around the city.


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Frequently Asked Questions

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What can you do in Brooklyn for free?

You could put your wallet in the hotel safe for the day, because these excellent attractions can be seen for nothing:

  • Prospect Park
  • Sunset Park
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • Brooklyn Tabernacle