DUMBO, which stands for “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass,” boasts a popular waterfront park with spectacular views of Lower Manhattan, the East River, and the Brooklyn Bridge. For a detailed guide on all that DUMBO has to offer, here’s what to do after you walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Below are some other not-to-miss gems found in the neighborhood.


For those famous Manhattan skyline views, head straight to the waterfront. The newly developed Brooklyn Bridge Park offers green space with spectacular views. The park is still under construction, but it’s already a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Brooklyn Bridge Park’s amenities include a boathouse, Jane’s Carousel, athletic fields, volleyball courts, playgrounds, and dog runs.

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