Brooklyn is known by many as one of the more hip boroughs of New York City and it surely has plenty to do for visitors and locals alike. One of the most iconic attractions near Brooklyn is Coney Island, a classic amusement park that has been open for over a century. If you’re looking for more history, head to the Brooklyn Museum for beautiful art exhibits in a historic building. Don’t miss out on a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge, a staple of any New York visit. The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens also offer a green escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Brooklyn is also known for its cool bar scene, tasty restaurants and thrift shopping, ensuring you’ll have plenty to do when visiting.
Brooklyn will surely be a hotspot for cannabis with the recent passing of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act in 2021. While it might take some time for dispensaries to open, medicinal cannabis dispensaries are available for residents of New York.
Head to our New York State page for more information on the laws in the state.