Welcome to Brooklyn, an inimitable New York City borough known for its lively personality, cutting-edge style and eclectic diversity. Nestled in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, moments away from top entertainment, world-class dining, charming attractions and trendy shopping, Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the area. Review our recommended things to do in Brooklyn, below, and begin planning your travel itinerary today.
City Point Brooklyn
DISTANCE: 0.2 MILES
Situated just around the corner from Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel, City Point Brooklyn a dynamic retail destination situated in downtown Brooklyn. Explore the many things to do in City Point Brooklyn, including an array of shops, top restaurants and unique entertainment at Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas.
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
DISTANCE: 1.0 MILE
A leader in hosting progressive and avant-garde performances, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is a prominent multi-arts center located just steps away from Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel. Catching a show at BAM is an essential thing to do for culture buffs visiting Brooklyn; its world-renowned programs include theater, dance, music, opera, and film showcases and more.
DISTANCE: 1.1 MILES
A landmark sports and entertainment arena, the Barclays Center is a groundbreaking destination anchoring downtown Brooklyn. Catch a Brooklyn Nets NBA game, a New York Islanders NHL game, or enjoy a concert at this one-of-a-kind attraction. Our hotel is located near the arena, around one mile away.
Brooklyn Bridge / Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 6
DISTANCE: 1.5 MILES
Completed in 1883, the iconic Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United Sates. Spanning across the East River, the pedestrian bridge connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn and offers a breathtaking view of the New York skyline and the East River. The wide wood-plank pedestrian walkway enables you to walk across the entire bridge, a popular thing to do for tourists and locals alike.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 is a beloved destination for both kids and adults. With volleyball courts to children's slides, everyone in the family will relax and enjoy outdoors in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Distance: 2.3 miles
Spanning across 52 acres of lush greenery and specialty gardens within the garden, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden inspires people of all ages through the conservation, display and enjoyment of plants. The Garden holds over 10,000 taxa of plants and each year has over 900,000 visitors.
Prospect Park / Prospect Park Zoo
Distance: 2.5 miles
With 585 acres of public park space, Prospect Park is the flagship park of Brooklyn. With a watercourse and a ravine both located in the park, the park offers many recreational activities for its visitors from fishing, boating, playing ball games, running, and sledding in the winter. The park is notable for its summer concert series called "Celebrate Brooklyn!" which draws performing artists from around the world.
A 12-acre zoo located on the Eastern side of the park, Prospect Park Zoo is a fun place to spend the afternoon with family. Housing 630 animals representing 101 species, the zoo is situated in the heart of Brooklyn and attracts thousands of visitors a year.
Distance: 3.6 miles
Reopened in 2015, the historic Kings Theatre is one of New York's premier performing arts venues. The theater serves as a resource for local arts groups and organizations and is an emerging venue for Brooklyn's vibrant cultural landscape. The venue is designed without a large balcony but instead equipped with a small mezzanine and a grand main floor where most seats have a magnificent view of the auditorium's elegant French baroque palace style and design.
Distance: 3.8 miles
A unique venue in NYC, Brooklyn Bowl is a bowling alley music venue where culture, sound and flavor meet. Visitors can feast on food by Blue Ribbon restaurant, rock to the beats of live music and play a round of bowling at their high-tech lanes.
Resorts World Casino
Distance: 10.0 miles
Just a seamless 10 mile ride from the hotel, Resorts World New York City is a massive entertainment and casino venue. Resorts World New York City is one of many resorts world casinos in the world, featuring baccarat, blackjack, craps, roulette, slot machines, and more.
New York Aquarium
Distance: 14.0 miles
As the oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States, New York Aquarium is an exciting destination to see and learn about more than 250 species of aquatic wildlife. Located on the boardwalk in Coney Island, the aquarium is a perfect destination for everyone including the family.
Coney Island & Luna Park
Distance: 14.0 miles
An iconic amusement park in New York, Luna Park in Coney Island is one of Brooklyn's original destinations of fun in the sun. Visitors of all ages flock to the island during the warmer months to seize the sun and fun-filled activities. With the beach brushing along the popular entertainment destination, many people seek relaxation near the ocean followed by an evening of exciting games and dining along the boardwalk and inside the park.
- BAM | Brooklyn Academy of Music
- Brooklyn Bowl
- City Point Brooklyn
- Kings Theater
- Resorts World Casino
- St. Ann’s Warehouse
- Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center
- Barclays Center
- Brooklyn Botanic Garden
- Brooklyn Bridge
- Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6
- Coney Island | Luna Park
- New York Aquarium
- One World Observatory
- Prospect Park
- Prospect Park Zoo
- Brooklyn Children's Museum
- Brooklyn Historical Society
- Brooklyn Museum
- Brooklyn Navy Yard Center
- New York Transit Museum