Though many tourists flock to Manhattan, the best attractions in Brooklyn bring a different crowd. Head to Williamsburg for live music every night. Want to taste experimental food? Stop by Smorgasburg. In the city with young kids? Take the strollers to Park Slope. Brooklyn has something for everyone!
The iconic Brooklyn Bridge connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn above the East River. Prospect Park has plenty of open spaces and a handful of basketball courts.
Opened in 2012, the Barclays Center hosts basketball tournaments, professional hockey games, championship boxing, and big-ticket concerts. It’s the only place to watch the Nets play at home.
Coney Island’s amusement park and beach make for a great day trip with the kids. Every June, the Coney Island Mermaid Parade celebrates the beginning of the summer.
After a century of business, Peter Luger Steak House still reigns supreme in Brooklyn. For a taste of Sicilian street food, stop in Ferdinando’s Focacceria.
The Brooklyn Museum features an art collection that includes more than 1.5 million works of art. It also has an expansive collection of antiques from Egypt and other parts of Africa.
The Brooklyn Flea market is always improving. As one of New York City’s premier flea markets, it is the best place to find vintage clothes in Brooklyn.