Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Fort Greene

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Fort Greene. Travellers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and cycling. Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Fort Greene

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Fort Greene a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Cadman Plaza Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Prospect Park Zoo (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Imagination Playground (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fort Greene

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fort Greene is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Battery Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cadman Plaza Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Brooklyn Heights Promenade (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Fort Greene

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), which is 10.6 mi (17 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Brooklyn Flatbush Avenue Station. It's easy to get around Fort Greene by catching a ride on the metro at Fulton St. Station, Lafayette Av. Station or Atlantic Av. Station.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fort Greene?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Fort Greene:

  • Midtown: 919 holiday homes
  • Journal Square: 84 holiday homes
  • Newport: 211 holiday homes
  • Hudson Exchange: 212 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 224 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fort Greene?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fort Greene. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brooklyn Flatbush Avenue Station: 5,248 holiday lettings
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music: 5,253 holiday lettings
  • Central Park: 3,634 holiday lettings
  • Times Square: 5,223 holiday lettings
  • Palisades Medical Center: 5,218 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Greene listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Fort Greene?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 146 Flats in Fort Greene. Our other popular types of Fort Greene holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 144 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort Greene?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Fort Greene. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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