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Tips to Travel to Brooklyn, NY & What To Do

It could be that you are planning one-day trip to Brooklyn, NY, USA for the first time. If so, then planning your travel in advance will enable you to make the most of your trip. This place does amazing city views, trendy restaurants and unique museums.

Travel tips

The city of New York is among the world’s most expensive cities.  Hence, you need to plan ahead to save precious money.


  • Brooklyn Bridge: Cross this world-famous bridge during the early morning hours. It is also the world’s oldest suspension bridge that took over 14 years to be completed finally in 1883. You should start at 8am and click as many pictures possible with different backgrounds like sunrise. To complete walking the entire length takes around an hour.
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park: Visit the park’s centre part that is just 10 minutes walk from the bridge’s exit. This area had once served as the warehouse central during the 20th From here, you can get an amazing view of Manhattan. Also are present numerous interesting art installations. Visitors may access piers 1-6. The park’s far-flung areas are worth visiting.
  • Brooklyn Museum: It is among the popular attractions in Brooklyn located within the inner borough. You can get a green taxi or Uber from the park. Otherwise catch the 5 train that will help you to reach Brooklyn Museum stop quickly. It is Park Slope’s family-friendly neighbourhood area. This five floor museum can be termed to be a popular and premier art institution. It is a must visit by all history or art lovers. Heavy focus is given on the special exhibits. It also hosts several permanent collections. At its second floor is exhibited the Middle Eastern & Asian art. Third floor has Egyptian art including the mummy chamber. Fourth floor is filled with decorative arts and period rooms while the fifth one offers American Life Experience.


Several eateries are present close to the museum. It includes the inexpensive, delicious Lincoln Station.


  • Brooklyn Botanical Gardens: It is just a few minutes’ walk from the museum. It is the States’ oldest Botanical Gardens, established in 1897. Here, you can enjoy a visual paradise and engage in wealth of interesting activities. If visiting during spring, you can enjoy Cherry Blossom Festival of Japan in Brooklyn’s version.


You can find several restaurants offering tasty cuisines at Brooklyn Bridge Park area. You may order for the New York Classic, namely, Grimaldi’s Pizza.

About Bryan Murphy

Bryan Murphy has developed a passion for travelling to new places and jotting down his experiences for others to enjoy. He has also published a book named, “Everybody on Stage for the Hawaiian Number’ dedicated to his beloved mother and to Roger. He is from Brooklyn. The name of this book is rather is a loosely taken on from ‘A Thousand Clowns’, a popular 1965 movie by Herb Gardener. He also loves his name. He also learnt a lot from his mother and lovers her a lot.

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