Top Adventures in Brooklyn

  • Catch a Sunset at Prospect Park

    The main entrance to Prospect Park faces the stunning Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch in Grand Army Plaza. It is adjacent to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the flagship Brooklyn Public Library, and the Brooklyn Museum. As you enter the park, you walk ...

  • Photograph Manhattan Bridge from Washington Street NYC

    Located in DUMBO this is seen as one of of the prime photography spots in NYC for good reason. Off the intersection of Washington Street and Water Street is a perfect view of the Manhattan Bridge sandwiched between two buildings. If you want to ta...

  • Stroll the Brooklyn Bridge Park Piers

    Starting at the Brooklyn Main Street Park, you are on the right side of the Manhattan Bridge. Here you can check out the new outdoor climbing gym. Keep walking along the water and you'll soon come upon Pebble Beach. Now this beach is not exactl...

    1.5 miles

  • Climb Outdoors at DUMBO Boulders

    Enter at the corner of Adams St. and John St. and see the Manhattan Bridge above you. To your left is the new DUMBO Boulders, the largest outdoor rock gym in North America: at least for now.At only $9 for a day pass, includes the price of rental ...

  • Sunset Picnic at Brooklyn Bridge Park

    The Brooklyn Bridge Park spans over a mile of waterfront and is an awesome location for being active or just relaxing outdoors without leaving the city. There is a ton of grassy space to set up a picnic and watch the sunset and many other options ...

  • Photograph the Brooklyn Bridge

    Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city doesn't always require actually leaving the city. Hanging out next to the East River and focusing on photographing the Brooklyn Bridge can be just what you need to clear your head and get your fix for som...

  • Run the Shore Parkway Greenway Trail

    The Shore Parkway Greenway Trail is comprised of two disconnected segments along the New York Harbor that offer more than 12 miles of paved pathway on Brooklyn's southern border. Between the two segments sits Coney Island, well-known for its amuse...

    12.4 miles

  • Explore the South Street Seaport

    Get a feel for what New York was like in the 19th century at the Seaport! The Seaport boasts some of the oldest buildings and architecture in Manhattan, and the area continues to bustle today. The Seaport borders the Financial District and the Eas...

  • Capture the Sunset at Battery Park

    Located at the Battery, the southern tip of Manhattan Island in New York City, facing New York Harbor. The Battery is named for the artillery batteries that were positioned there in the city's early years to protect the settlement behind them. The...

  • Camp at Floyd Bennett Field

    Brooklyn isn't just for the urban and trendy, its also for the people who love getting outside! Located just past the hustle and bustle of Brooklyn, Floyd Bennett Field is a National Recreation Area that features an Aviator Sports & Event Cent...

  • Walk the George Washington Bridge at Sunset

    Join the thousands of people who cross the GWB each day, but do it by foot! This is an easy walk with beautiful views of the New York City skyline. You will begin seeing signs for the bridge bike path at Ft. Washington St. & E. 177th St., whic...

    0.9 miles

  • Sunrise and Sunset from the Staten Island Ferry

    The Staten Island Ferry is a passenger ferry that runs between the boroughs of Manhattan and Staten Island. From the deck of the ferry, you will have a perfect view of The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. You'll see the skyscrapers and bridges ...

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    • Brooklyn, New York

      Outsite // NYC

      The loft has 7 bedrooms, rustic exposed brick, high beam ceilings, unique hardwood floors, and high-end designer finishes. All bedrooms have large windows, large closets and bathrooms include glass...

      From $72/night

    • Brooklyn, New York

      Camp Gateway Brooklyn Ny

      Overview There's no other campground in the world where a family can sleep under the stars, tour the Statue of Liberty, watch a Broadway musical and kayak in one of the world's premier bird migrati...

    • Staten Island, New York

      Camp Gateway Staten Island

      Overview This campground boasts a spectacular view of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, the longest vehicle suspension span in the United States. When it opened in 1964, it was the longest span in the...

    • Highlands, New Jersey

      Camp Gateway Sandy Hook

      Overview Welcome to Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit! There are a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities available at the park including history tours, living history d...

    • Tomkins Cove, New York

      Bear Mountain Inn

      This 63-room Inn handles Wedding and Corporate events up to 250 people. The Full Services Restaurant serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and our Café and Store are open Daily. 

      From $109/night

    • Franklin, New Jersey

      Camp Sparta

      Amazing site in the heart of Sparta, NJ. The perfect, easy, camping getaway for all, and all you have to bring are cozy blankets and yummy food. Fishing, swimming and kayaking( bring your own) a...

      From $100/night

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