New York Times Journeys – Dumbo: The New Brooklyn

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$99

Locals know that in New York City, it’s the boroughs that have the best secrets to share. Dumbo is where artists and innovators are making their mark and a city is reinventing itself. With exclusive access and hands-on experiences curated by Urban Adventures and The New York Times, see the city through the eyes of a local guide.

Dumbo: The New Brooklyn Tour Highlights

  • Travel like a local on the commuter ferry from Manhattan to Brooklyn
  • Visit Brooklyn Bridge Park, built partly on old shipping piers, and get breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline
  • Learn the history of Brooklyn’s waterfront and how it has transformed from industrial to recreational
  • Try the offerings at some of the neighborhood’s favorite local food creators and businesses
  • Feel the vibe that has attracted artists, innovators and tech companies, and revitalized the neighborhood

New York Times Exclusives:

  • Behind-the-Scenes Access: Tour the Smile to Go Bakery with a staff member to watch pastries being made and taste them fresh out of the oven
  • Hands-On Element: Pour your own beer at Randolph Brewing, where the beer is also made
  • Local Interactions: Meet the staff at innovative places like Powerhouse Arena and the Brooklyn Roasting Company
  • Exclusions: Tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Meeting point: Entrance of Pier 11, just East of South Street and Gouverneur Lane, underneath the F.D.R. Drive in Manhattan. GPS Coordinates
  • Starting time: 9:00 AM