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 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Brooklyn?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 970 vacation rentals near Brooklyn. From 610 flats & apartments to 310 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brooklyn for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Brooklyn:

  • Brooklyn Heights: 1,730 vacation rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,098 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 305 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,152 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,069 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Brooklyn?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Brooklyn. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Prospect Park: 3,898 vacation rentals
  • New York Aquarium: 5,254 vacation rentals
  • Neptune Av. Station: 5,275 vacation rentals
  • Fort Hamilton: 5,296 vacation rentals
  • Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park: 5,253 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Flats in Brooklyn?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 610 Flats in Brooklyn. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brooklyn include:

  • Houses: 310 rentals available
  • Studios: 618 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 68 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brooklyn?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Brooklyn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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