Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York

19 Mentions on Trippy

  • 3 mentions in Non-touristy "must do's" in Manhattan over the week of July 4th

    • Emma G.

      Emma G. said, "...You've probably been to Central Park so you should go check out Prospect Park in Brooklyn! It's beautiful, and definitely far removed from the crazy tourists of Central park. The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club just opened up in Brooklyn as well. I've..." See More

    • Tania C.

      Tania C. said, "...this time of the year, is catching the many free concerts part of Central Park - SummerStage and Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park. Have Fun!..." See More

    • C J.

      C J. said, "...very convenient, and if you are in for a bit of walking and just gazing at the beautiful brownstones, head to Prospect Park and Brooklyn Museum. Breathtaking!!! Don't proceed past that, it gets seedy. Be sure to take numbers for car services,..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things you can only do in Brooklyn?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...and Brooklyn Botanic Garden are also worth seeing, especially if you're there at the right time for the cherry blossoms. Nearby Prospect Park is beautiful as well, having been designed by the same planner as Central Park. Finally, Coney Island is definitely..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...I'm dying to see the The City Reliquary. It's a museum of New York-related memorabilia that's supposed to be really fun. Prospect Park is my new favorite obsession. It's basically the Central Park of Brooklyn (I think it was even designed by..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things for an outdoorsman to do in New York City

    • Egle M.

      Egle M. said, "...the perfect place to start walking down towards the bottom of the island where there are beautiful parks along the way, Prospect Park, and Coney Island !..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are your favorite restaurants in Brooklyn?

    • Regan W.

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      Regan W. said, "...Slope institution with arguably some of the best pizza in the city. A pioneer of the locavore movement and right by Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, so that could be a good BK outing for you...." See More

  • 1 mention in Want to explore New York need good, non touristy ideas

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, " Brooklyn is a photographer's dream come true. You can go almost anywhere in the Park Slope , Boerum Hill , Prospect Park area and find something to photograph. Union Street in Brooklyn has amazing industrial buildings that look like places Starsky..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York/San Fran adventure for two 25y/o friends

    • Andy H.

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      Andy H. said, "...then you should stay in Prospect Heights. The architecture in that area is pretty amazing and you'll be blocks away from Prospect Park, a close rival to Central Park in terms of size and beauty. The pace of life in Brooklyn..." See More

  • 1 mention in Ideas for couples weekend in Brooklyn

    • Julia S.

      Julia S. said, "...Hi Thom! To meet all of your needs, I would recommend you stay in Prospect Heights. Its proximity to Prospect Park (with all of its summer programming such as Celebrate Brooklyn in the Prospect Park Bandshell), upscale-casual eateries such as 606 R&D,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is Brooklyn a good place to base myself when visiting NYC?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...too. If you want more of a "local" experience and plan to explore Brooklyn as well - DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Prospect Park, Coney Island, Williamsburg - then a Brooklyn base might make sense. If you do stay in Brooklyn, choose..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Airbnb in Brooklyn that isn't too expensive?

    • Stephanie L.

      Stephanie L. said, "...Hey Corey, I've had friends stay at an Airbnb near Prospect Park and loved it. Check it out here:" See More

  • 1 mention in Free things to do in New York City?

    • Shayna F.

      Shayna F. said, "...a great time for FREE stuff in New York City. There are tons of events/activities available: Concerts in Central Park (Summerstage), Prospect Park (Celebrate Brooklyn) and South Street Seaport, movie screenings in Bryant Park, plenty of food festivals. You can Google all..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do with teens in Brooklyn?

    • Peter S.

      Peter S. said, "...Wake up super-early and take a walk about Prospect Park, then jump on the subway to Coney Islandfor an original Nathan's Hot Dog...." See More

  • 1 mention in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • Saul S.

      Saul S. said, "...Not sure how "hidden" these are but worth going to in NYC no matter what. 1. The High Line Park 2. Prospect Park in Brooklyn 3. Check out/walk around DUMBO then take the ferry to Williamsburg...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to go on honeymoon, non tourist places, hidden finds!

    • Cassandra S.

      Cassandra S. said, " is a very underrated part of NY! Otherwise less crowed and still in the heart of the Metro area is Prospect Park in Brooklyn--maybe staying in Carroll Gardens or Park Slope could give you the experience of NYC without being right..." See More

  • 1 mention in Tips for traveling to New York with my dog?

    • Molly G.

      Molly G. said, "...West Side. Momofuku Milk Bar always have dog treats for non-human visitors and Shake Shack has doggie sundaes! Central Park and Prospect Park (in Brooklyn) are super dog friendly too. You can ride the subway with your dog, most people with small..." See More

  • 1 mention in Calling all New Yorkers! What makes New York City great?

    • Kat D.

      Kat D. said, "...quiet. (see: Brooklyn Bridge Park; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Central Park; United Nations Headquarters; The Cloisters, New York Public Library, Prospect Park, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bryant Park, The Morgan Library & Museum, The Metropolitan Opera & Museum of Modern..." See More

  • 1 mention in Most convenient buildings to rent apartment in Brooklyn under 2750$/month?

    • Joe L.

      Joe L. said, "...Prospect Heights is a great neighborhood. You are right above Prospect Park so you can play sports and exercise-- there is a great 3.3 mile loop around a beautiful pond that makes for a great bike ride. There are good restuarants around,..." See More