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Destination guide

Check out music and shopping from a Brooklyn condo

In recent years, Brooklyn has grown to be one of the most exciting neighbourhoods in all of New York. No matter what your interests are, you'll find plenty to do in Brooklyn. Travellers longing for live music can stop by Williamsburg, and the area also has chic clothing stores offering more vintage styles. Sports fans can visit Barclays Center, where basketball and hockey games are frequently held. Even kids will have plenty to do with family-friendly destinations like Park Slope and Prospect Park. The available New York apartment rentals in the region are diverse, so you'll find affordable and luxury options in equal measure.

 
Activities

Activities and attractions in Brooklyn

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Brooklyn a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Prospect Park Tennis Center (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Prospect Park Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Salt Marsh Nature Center (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Brooklyn

Brooklyn is famous for its island views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Brooklyn. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Long Beach (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Battery Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Prospect Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Brower Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Brooklyn

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 8.9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 10.4 mi (16.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Brooklyn East New York Station, Brooklyn Nostrand Avenue Station and Brooklyn Flatbush Avenue Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Brooklyn by catching a ride on the metro at Newkirk Av. Station, Flatbush Av - Brooklyn College Station or Newkirk Av. Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Brooklyn?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,018 holiday lettings around Brooklyn. From 632 flats & apartments to 250 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Brooklyn?

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 Brooklyn:

  • Brooklyn Heights: 1,614 holiday homes
  • Manhattan: 3,124 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,323 holiday homes
  • Harlem: 521 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Village: 2,040 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 Brooklyn?

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

  • Coney Island Beach: 5,601 holiday lettings
  • 53rd Street Station: 5,678 holiday lettings
  • Fort Hamilton: 5,746 holiday lettings
  • Plum Beach: 5,713 holiday lettings
  • St. John's Episcopal Church: 5,643 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Brooklyn listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Brooklyn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 632 Flats in Brooklyn. Our other popular types of Brooklyn holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 250 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 643 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 76 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brooklyn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Brooklyn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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