Get the basics for visiting Brooklyn, from where to stay in a hotel, to how to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, where to take photos on the Brooklyn Bridge, and more.
And, for travelers:
It costs absolutely no money to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. This 1.3 mile walk is romantic, inspiring, expansive, and historic. And, the views of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, and New York Harbor (especially from the center of the bridge) just can't be beat.
- How to Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge both Ways: from Brooklyn to Manhattan, and Manhattan to Brooklyn
- Which Direction Should You Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge?
- Where's the Best Place to Take Photos from the Brooklyn Bridge?
- How Long is the Brooklyn Bridge?
- Is the Brooklyn Bridge Walkway Open or Closed Today?
- How Many People, Cars, and Bikes Cross the Brooklyn Bridge?
- What Parks & Public Activities are Near the Brooklyn Bridge?
Well, a visitor can do a lot after walking the Brooklyn Bridge! You can explore DUMBO. Or go hear a concert at the floating concert hall, Barge Music. You could stand in line for hours at Grimaldi's for a pizza, or just go around the corner for a similar tasting 'za without all the fuss. You can explore nearby Brooklyn Heights, or take a hike to the Botanic Gardens. On summer weekends, you can take the ferry to fabulous Governor's Island. Or, relax and have a picnic in spectacular Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Spend some time exploring this old-new neighborhood under the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge: DUMBO. You can see fabulous old warehouses, and some very new, hip restaurants and stores.Birdseye view of DUMBO