DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York

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  • 5 mentions in Is Brooklyn a good place to base myself when visiting NYC?

    • tiffany p.

      tiffany p. said, "...visit but too much of a hassle to be based there, same goes for Greenpoint. Williamsburg, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO are all great options!..." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...I'd recommend staying there 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..." See More

    • Laura W.

      Laura W. said, "...the express subway to get to Manhattan in 20 or 30 minutes. I liked it. But now I think Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO or Williamsburg are better. And the views are simply incredible...." See More

    • Lola G.

      Lola G. said, "...place to base yourself. The commute is not bad if you look at areas such as Bushwick, Williamsburg, Park Slope or DUMBO. You can get into Manhattan in 10-20 minutes on the subway. All these areas have great places to..." See More

    • Kathryn H.

      Kathryn H. said, "...the outer boroughs, then staying in Brooklyn makes much more sense. If you do stay in Brooklyn, be sure to visit DUMBO, Williamsburg (especially Smorgasbord, though it's currently closed for the season), Brooklyn Flea Market, and Brooklyn Bridge Park (which..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Beautiful places in New York - for photography

    • Sheila L.

      Sheila L. said, "... DUMBO (down under the manhattan bridge overpass) is a neighborhood in Brooklyn that is a fantastic place to take photos. You can start by walking from Manhattan into Brooklyn over the Brooklyn Bridge and take tons of photos of the skyline..." See More

    • Kaydee B.

      Kaydee B. said, "...I suppose it depends on what type of photos you like taking, but for Urban photos here are a few ideas. DUMBO Brooklyn is very popular for photos. There are old cobblestone streets and great views of the Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn..." See More

    • Devin N.

      Devin N. said, "...Go over to Brooklyn, in DUMBO, right near the Brooklyn Bridge. It's a whole new park with great views of the city with the bridges. Also, Top of the Rock is a great place...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best things to see in NYC in 3 days?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Park Carousel, Strawberry Fields, American Museum of Natural History,among many others. Second day: lower Mahattan. I would start walking Brooklyn Bridge, DUMBO, Chelsea Waterside Park, High Line ParkGreenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown New York, Washington Square Arch, Financial District,..." See More

    • Regan W.

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      Regan W. said, "...the York Station or the ferry from Wall St to Brooklyn Bridge, walk around the old waterfront warehouse Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO and time it so you can walk over the Brooklyn Bridge back into Manhattan at sunset. A stroll around..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to do with 24 hours in NYC?

    • Agnes D.

      Agnes D. said, "...Go to the DUMBO area of Brooklyn and take a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to the lower Manhattan side of it. ( You can arrange for a tour from tour groups that do this, just google it) Grab a hot..." See More

    • Amit M.

      Amit M. said, "...tourists, go to SoHo. If it's in a warmer time of year, cross over the Brooklyn Bridge and spend time in DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn. Look for Morris Food Truck for a grilled cheese experience, or Georgetown Cupcake in soho for..." See More

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

    • Regan W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Regan W. said, "...clientele as diverse as the borough itself That's only a slice. Another outing option would be to take the ferry to DUMBO for the Dumbo Smorgasburg, kind of like Borough Market in London (http://brooklynflea.com/markets/smorgasburg-dumbo/) for lunch (a GIANT flea market of..." See More

  • 1 mention in NYC highlights for a 10 day honeymoon

    • Fiona R.

      Fiona R. said, "...manhattan neighborhoods - the West Village, Greenwich Village, Harlem, Chinatown New York - spend some quality time in brooklyn (Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Williamsburg, Fort Greene…) I would stay anywhere BUT Midtown Manhattan - not sure of their budget but somewhere..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best areas to stay (other than Manhattan) in NYC close to subway?

  • 1 mention in Best NYC Itinerary for 5 Days

    • Mein C.

      Mein C. said, "...the free tour)/Hayden Planetarium - Walk the High Line Park - visit Chelsea Market - Walk the Brooklyn Bridge - visit DUMBO- some Museums have "Free admission" days where you can go in for a couple of hours before closing..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things you can only do in Brooklyn?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...Along with the Brooklyn Heights Promenade as Jaclyn mentioned, spend an afternoon walking around DUMBO. Juliana's Pizza, Jacques Torres Chocolate, and Jane's Carousel are all things worth checking out. Fort Greene is a great neighborhood, though I'm certainly biased on..." See More

  • 1 mention in How do New Yorkers spend a weekend in the city?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...side. Start on the Manhattan side of the bridge and walk the entire bridge over to a great Brooklyn neighborhood called DUMBO. In DUMBO is a weekly food festival called Smorgasburg that includes around 50 NYC food& drink vendors and..." See More

  • 1 mention in September & October cultural and social events

    • coco m.

      coco m. said, "...If you're in brooklyn, this link shows all activities in DUMBO park: http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/events free pilates, yoga, kayaking, etc... you can rent a citibike and ride around, it's a gorgeous area...." See More

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

    • Joe L.

      Joe L. said, "... DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a fun half day spot. You have amazing views of Manhattan, a couple parks right on the water, and shops and restaurants. If you are visiting after the winter, check out the Smorgasburg..." See More

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

    • Saul S.

      Saul S. said, "...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 What are your favorite coffee shops in Brooklyn?

    • Elizabeth E.

      Elizabeth E. said, "...If you head to DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge you could try Brooklyn Roasting Company. One Girl Cookies on Main Street and Almondine Bakery on Waters Street are both great...." See More

  • 1 mention in First trip to NYC, any advice?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...many others interesting places nearby the park. Lower Manhattan will be your next stop. I would start walking Brooklyn Bridge , DUMBO, Flatiron Bldg,Chelsea Market Baskets, High Line Park, Madison Square Park, Greenwich Village, Chinatown New York, Little Italy, Statue..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Boutique Shopping in Brooklyn?

    • Lola G.

      Lola G. said, "...be easy to walk about and find them. Papél New York Brooklyn Collective Flirt Brooklyn Rapisarda http://www.seeeyewear.com/ http://www.yesterdaysnews.biz/brownstone_teasures_photos.html http://www.shopexit9.com/brooklyn Go to DUMBO on a shopping adventure under the Manhattan Bridge. Cool area with narrow streets and a park area by the..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in NYC with my 12 year grand daughter?

    • guy l.

      guy l. said, "...the other side you can have great pizza at Grimaldi's Pizzeria but be prepared to wait. Strolling around the area called DUMBO is also interesting. Aside from that you really can't go wrong with the numerous museums...." See More

  • 1 mention in Day trip in New York City - Recommendations

    • Nicolette o.

      Nicolette o. said, "...the city and in Brooklyn, head over to Brooklyn Bridge park. From there you can venture out to popular areas like DUMBO Brooklyn Heights Park Slope Greenpoint and Williamsburg If you'd like tips for fun events/ticket deals that might be happening..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do in New York City in January?

    • tiffany p.

      tiffany p. said, "...is indoors during the winter and very very cool and you could also check out Red Hook and Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. You should do a day or two in Brooklyn for sure. The Staten Island Ferry is free and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non-touristy places to go, to eat and things to do in Brooklyn!

    • coline j.

      coline j. said, "...Hey! If you have already do Williamsburg, you could do DUMBO, Red Hook, Brooklyn Hights. Lots of cool bars and stuffs to do in , galleries (can't tell you the names though... I am still trying to remember). Hope this..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best local guide in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...on your behalf. Let me suggest what places to visit in LM: Financial District, Little Italy, Chinatown New York, Brooklyn Bridge, DUMBO, High Line Park, Statue of Liberty, Meatpacking District, Greenwich Village, Columbus Circle, etc. In Midtown area you can..." See More

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

    • Cassandra S.

      Cassandra S. said, "...NYC without being right in the center and still close to the park. http://www.prospectpark.org. You could even take stroll down to DUMBO for views of the city and to walk the Brooklyn Bridge. Let me know if you have any other..." See More

  • 1 mention in NYC in January, good idea?

    • Lola G.

      Lola G. said, "...:) On a nice sunny day take the subway to Coney Island and walk the boardwalk. It's a classic NYC spot. DUMBO is a good spot to go shopping and for food. The location is very unique since part of it..." See More

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

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...as possible, this way I can take notes, nice pictures for my blog, etc. I also recommend to walk Brooklyn Bridge, DUMBO, High Line Park on the Lower Manhattan. There are other parks that I do like as well such..." See More

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