Area Guide to Brooklyn Attractions

Something New at Every Turn

From the excitement of events at Barclays Center to galleries tucked away in DUMBO, our boutique Bedstuy hotel sits at the heart of one of the most enticing neighborhoods in the city. The number of things to do in Brooklyn will astound you, but you can plan the perfect trip with our help. Stay at Hotel RL by Red Lion Brooklyn, and enjoy the recommendations of our passionate local staff, all of who can help you unlock the best attractions in Brooklyn. 

Featuring countless bars, shops, restaurants, venues and galleries, Brooklyn's eclectic feel has captured the hearts of visitors from around the world. No matter where you choose to go during your time with us at our lodging, rest assured that you will come across unique, charming and exciting things to do in Brooklyn wherever you go. 
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Barclays Center 620 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn Ny 917) 618-6100 2.78

Barclays, a landmark sports and entertainment arena, houses events like Brooklyn Boxing, Brooklyn Nets, and the New York Islanders. Check out their events calendar for upcoming activities.

Brooklyn Academy of Music 30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 (718) 636-4100 2.63

The Brooklyn Academy of Music is a performing arts venue in Brooklyn, New York City, known as a center for progressive and avant garde performance. It presented its first performance in 1861 and began operations in its present location in 1908.

St. Ann's Warehouse 45 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 254-8779 3.7

St. Ann's Warehouse is a performing arts institution in Brooklyn, New York City. Formerly the Church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity on Montague Street, in 1980 the site was converted into a venue for classical music.

Kings Theatre 1027 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226 (800) 745-3000 4.48

The Kings Theatre, formerly Loew's Kings Theatre, is a movie palace-type theater in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.

Luna Park, Coney Island 1000 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224 (718) 373-5862 9.61

Luna Park is the name of an amusement park in the neighborhood of Coney Island, Brooklyn in New York City that opened on May 29, 2010 at the former site of Astroland, an amusement park that had been in operation for 46 years.

New York Aquarium 602 Surf Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224 (718) 265-3474 9.65

The New York Aquarium is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States, having opened in Castle Garden in Battery Park, Manhattan in 1896. Since 1957, it has been located on the boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

Madison Square Garden 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001 (212) 465-6741 6.27

Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park 334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 222-9939 3.71

Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of the borough's crown jewels. Running 1.3 miles along the East River, Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre park on the Brooklyn side of the East River.

Prospect Park Brooklyn, NY 11225 3.18

Prospect Park is a 526-acre public park in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, and the second largest public park in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens 990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 (718) 623-7200 3.21

A kid-friendly annual Cherry Blossom Festival, a Japanese garden & more, spread across 52 acres.

Brooklyn Heights Promenade Montague St & Pierrepont Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11201 3.68

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, is a 1,826-foot-long platform and pedestrian walkway cantilevered over Interstate 278 in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Brooklyn Navy Yard New York (718) 907-5900 2.63

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is a modern industrial park with over 4 million square feet of space. Explore exhibits, tours and programs that walk you through this fun industrial park.

Steiner Studios 15 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 (718) 858-1600 2.35

Steiner Studios is located within the Brooklyn Navy Yard, situated along the East River and flanked by the Williamsburg Bridge to the north and the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges to the south.

The Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens 990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 (718) 623-7200 3.21

A catered event at Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Palm House offers a gorgeous Garden setting for your ceremony, an outdoor terrace for cocktails, and the exquisite glass-walled Palm House for your reception and party. Celebrate your special day at the Palm House, and have the experience of a lifetime. The Palm House can accommodate up to 275 seated guests.

Pratt Institute 200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 (718) 636-3600 1.87

Pratt Institute is a private, nonsectarian, non-profit institution of higher learning located in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn.

SUNY Downstate Medical Center 450 Clarkson Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11203 718-270-1000 3.39

SUNY Downstate Medical Center is one of the nation's leading urban medical centers, serving the people of Brooklyn since 1860.

The Dumbo Loft 155 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 310-3040 3.45

Built in 1891, the renovated The Dumbo Loft is an adaptable space with high ceilings, beautiful wood columns, hardwood flooring, and exposed brick walls.

Deity Events NYC 368 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 (718) 222-3692 3.07

Deity is a unique, full-service Brooklyn Wedding and Event Space.

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Times Square Manhattan, NY 10036 6.57

Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.

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One World Trade Center Observatory 285 Fulton Street New York, Ny 6.7

The main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center is a new complex that houses the national September 11 memorial and museum, an observatory deck, and an interactive experience to hear the stories of men and women who built this historic monument.

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238 (718) 638-5000 3.08

The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

Grand Prospect Hall 263 Prospect Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (718) 788-0777 4.38

Grand Prospect Hall is a large Victorian banquet hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York. Local entrepreneur John Kolle built this ornate palace in 1892.

New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 694-1600 3.24

Housed in a 1936 subway station, this museum features interactive exhibits like vintage trains.

Empire State Building 350 5th Ave, New York, NY 10118 5.56

The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located on Fifth Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets in Midtown, Manhattan, New York City.

Wall Street Broadway & Morris St, New York, NY 10004 4.86

Wall Street is an eight-block-long street running roughly northwest to southeast from Broadway to South Street, at the East River, in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City.

The Brooklyn Tabernacle 17 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 290-2000 3.08

The Brooklyn Tabernacle is a multicultural, non-denominational church in Downtown Brooklyn known for prayer, teaching and music.

Medgar Evers College 1650 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 (718) 270-4900 3.11

Medgar Evers College is a senior college of The City University of New York, offering baccalaureate and associate degrees. It was officially established in 1970 through cooperation between educators and community leaders in central Brooklyn.

St. Francis College 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 489-5200 3.34

St. Francis College, often referred to as St. Francis of Brooklyn or SFC, is a private, coeducational college located in Brooklyn Heights, New York.

St. Joseph's College 245 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 2.05

St. Joseph's College is a liberal arts college in New York State, with campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn.

Long Island College Hospital 349 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 780-1530 3.74

University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital (or LICH) was a 506-bed teaching hospital located in the Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill neighborhoods.

Brooklyn College 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210 (718) 951-5000 5.64

Brooklyn College is a senior college of the City University of New York, located in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.

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Atlantic Terminal Brooklyn, NY 11217 3.05

Atlantic Terminal, formerly called Flatbush Avenue, is the westernmost stop on the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Branch, located at Flatbush Avenue and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, New York City.

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