Destination: Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Neighborhood

The epicenter of Brooklyn, Williamsburg is arguably New York City’s most fashionable and food-centric neighborhood. A hipster hotspot known for its quaint, tree-lined streets and edgy mix of restaurants, vintage boutiques and rooftop bars, it’s a hub for trendsetters in search of live music, art shows, food festivals and dozens of farmer’s markets

What's Nearby

Dining

Dining

  • Brooklyn Brewery - Credited with reviving Brooklyn’s beer industry, Brooklyn Brewery’s Northside hub is open for tours and by-the-token tastings in the Tasting Room.
  • Peter Luger - This Michelin-starred steakhouse has been delighting carnivores since 1887. Note to first-timers: No credit cards accepted.
  • Egg - This Williamsburg favorite serves up a memorable breakfast, complete with fresh-baked biscuits and cage-free eggs (naturally).

Attractions

Attractions

  • Smorgasburg - On Saturdays from April to November, this weekly market on the Williamsburg waterfront at East River State Park showcases the artisan goodness of 100+ local and regional food purveyors.
  • Williamsburg Bridge - Bike and pedestrian lanes make it easy to head to Manhattan without traversing the more crowded Brooklyn Bridge.
  • McCarren Park - This 36-acre community park is a heart-of-Williamsburg oasis complete with athletic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, and the vast McCarren Park Pool. 

Entertainment

Entertainment

  • Brooklyn Bowl - Part bowling alley, part concert hall, this is one of Brooklyn’s favorite spots for fun. Added bonus: food by Blue Ribbon Restaurants, a Brooklyn household name.
  • Nitehawk Cinema - Movies and mealtime come together at this Brooklyn triplex serving brunch, dinner and midnight snacks washed down with adult beverages.
  • Brick Theater - Founded in 2002, The Brick is a brick-walled garage turned state-of-the-art performance space nurturing the work of emerging artists.

Wedding Venues

Wedding Venues

  • Brooklyn Winery - Rustic details add just the right amount of romance in this working winery in Williamsburg.
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Stunning outdoor spaces, including the Palm House and Atrium, make this a favorite of springtime brides.
  • The Liberty Warehouse - Striking views of Statue of Liberty from a waterfront promenade are just one reason this Pier 41 venue is a prized setting for weddings.

Gyms

Gyms

  • McCarren Fitness Center - Make time to get fit during your stay at our state-of-the-art fitness center featuring Peloton® spin bikes.
  • SoulCycle Williamsburg - Head to this popular Kent Avenue spinning studio for a workout with some of Brooklyn’s top trainers.
  • Chalk Gyms - More than 60 free classes weekly, a monthly playlist of emerging artists, and a per-day access fee (perfect for out-of-towners) makes Chalk a favorite.
  • Pure Barre - One of the area’s premier barre studios, Pure Barre on Wythe Avenue offers dozens of high-energy, low-impact classes for barre fans of all fitness levels.