View of the sunset over Manhattan skyline on the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is a city landmark, and the gateway to many of Brooklyn’s most unique neighborhoods, and fun places to hang out. Grab a cone at the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, and head off to explore Brooklyn Heights at these favorite locations.

Go to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Right next to the bridge is Brooklyn Bridge Park—a public park with one of the most spectacular views in all of New York City. Head there to play basketball on the East River, skate at the roller rink, or take a stroll along the lovely promenade.

Brooklyn Bridge Park. 334 Furman St.

Check Out the Brooklyn Historical Society

The Brooklyn Historical Society is one of the most comprehensive cultural centers devoted to the borough that one can find. Part museum, library, and educational center, it’s a great spot to find local events, traveling exhibitions, and permanent ones as well.

Brooklyn Historical Society. 55 Water St.

Visit the New York Transit Museum

The New York Transit Museum holds a fascinating collection of historical artifacts from the New York City subway system. The unique preservation of the city’s primary mode of transportation is really unique look into what has helped this town move for decades.

New York Transit Museum. 99 Schermerhorn St.

Actually Walk Across It Manhattan

The Brooklyn Bridge’s main functionality is to give those who hang out in this corner of Brooklyn an easy gateway into Manhattan. Walking along the bridge is a stunning, one-of-a-kind experience, and awaiting on the other side is one of the most iconic towns in the world.

Grab A Drink at Nu Hotel

On the southern side of Brooklyn Heights, and the northern edge of Cobble Hill, Nu Hotel is an easy walk from the Brooklyn Bridge, and a colorful spot to stay for a drink or an evening.

Bonus: Do it all by bike!

When you stay with us at Nu Hotel, you’ll enjoy complimentary access to our fleet of two-wheelers, perfect for exploring our bike-friendly neighborhood. Check out our offers to book your stay in Brooklyn!