Brooklyn Bridge

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing

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Spanning from the South Street Seaport to Brooklyn Heights, the famous Brooklyn Bridge has ushered New Yorkers across the East River since 1883. A must-see for any visitor to the Big Apple, the best...  Read More


  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The Brooklyn Bridge is an iconic landmark seen in countless movies and shows.
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: This is quite possibly one of the most romantic places in the city.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities, Sightseeing Because: Because you'll appreciate everything about what makes New York so great. Plus, great Instagram opportunities.

  • Historic Sites: "Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge is stroller friendly as long as you stay in the bike lane. As memorable as this experience is, think twice before going on a cold and rainy day. Best photo opp: from the Brooklyn side with the Statue of Liberty in view."
  • Tours and Excursions: "It's a must, but think twice before going on a cold and rainy day. The whipping winds can ruin a good time."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: For the most stirring New York experience you'll ever have, take this walk in the sky on the National Historic Landmark known as the Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: This jaunt takes you from Chinatown in Manhattan to downtown Brooklyn or vice versa if you feel you deserve dim sum at the end.

  • Attractions near Cruise Port: "We recommend going in the early morning during the summer months to miss the crowds (and get some fantastic photos)."
  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: This famous bridge links Manhattan and Brooklyn and is the perfect way to link your love of land with your love of sea.