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10 Best Things to Do in Brooklyn During Summer

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There’s nothing like summer in Brooklyn. The sun is shining, the streets are full of people and there are endless opportunities for fun in the sun.  If you’re looking fun things to do in Brooklyn during summer, we’ve got you covered.

Indulge in spumoni at L&B Spumoni Gardens.

Summer means it’s time to treat yourself and there’s no better treat to keep you cool during summer in Brooklyn than traditional Italian spumoni. Never heard of spumoni? It’s simply 3-layers of ice cream: pistachio, almond and chocolate. It’s kinda mind blowing. Trust us.

spumoni at l&b

 

Head to the beach.

When people from other parts of the country think of Brooklyn they don’t necessarily think of the beach, but Brooklyn has three beaches that most folks don’t know about: Coney Island, Brighton Beach and Manhattan beach. So grab your towel and get ready to feel your toes in the sand.

Coney island summer

Photo: Jim McDonnell

Walk along Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay

We wouldn’t be doing you justice if we didn’t mention Emmons Avenue. It’s unlike anywhere else in the borough. Go for a stroll as it runs all along the water in Sheepshead Bay.

emmons avenue

 

Take a stroll or bike ride across the the Brooklyn Bridge.

If you want to experience iconic Brooklyn, this is how to do it. Grab  your walking shoes or bicycle and scratch “Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge” off your bucket list.

walk across brooklyn bridge

 

Enjoy a picnic at Prospect Park.

Nothing says summer like a picnic. Have a little fun in the sun in one of Brooklyn many incredible parks such as Prospect Park, which you’ll visit on our Neighborhood Tour.

picnic at prospect park

Photo: @tmdpny

Watch outdoor movies.

Imagine watching a movie with the Brooklyn Bridge or the Wonder Wheel in the background?  That’s how we do it in Brooklyn.

outdoor movies in brooklyn

 

Take yourself out to a ball game.

We’re not talking about the Yankees or the Mets. Why not go see the Brooklyn Cyclones at Coney Island’s MCU Park? Nothing says “summer” more than baseball right next door to Luna Park.

coney cyclones baseball

Photo: @newyorkcliche

Ride Jane’s Carousel.

A ride on Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park will make you feel like a kid again.

jane's carousel

 

Visit Luna Park in Coney Island.

Ready, set, ride! The world-famous amusement park in Coney Island is a must visit during summer. You’re only dilemma will be which ride to go on first: the Cyclone, Thunderbolt or the Brooklyn Flyer!

luna park

Photo: @aimeenicolepagano

Hop on the bus for an A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza, Chocolate or Neighborhood Tour!

Don’t have the time or inclination to take yourself around Brooklyn? That’s where we come in! Our guided bus tours of Brooklyn allow you to experience the borough through they eyes of a Brooklynite. Eat at Brooklyn’s most famous restaurants, visit move locations, stop for incredible photo ops and see neighborhoods you wouldn’t see on your own. Book your tour today!

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