When you are vacationing in Brooklyn, or even if you live in the area, you will want to spend some time at one of the most interesting and fun places the city has to offer: Prospect Park. The park has activities and attractions that will appeal to visitors of all ages and those who have a wide variety of interests.
The spring and summer offer many options at Prospect Park. You could take a Twilight Tour of the park, which begins with wine and cheese. You then board a boat for a portion of the evening, and finish up with a guided walk and bat tour. Fishing and boating are popular activities in Prospect Park as well. The park also has fields for playing baseball and football, as well as basketball courts and volleyball.
Get back to nature by walking along the beautiful trails winding their way through Prospect Park. Have a picnic or relax at the Music Pagoda. Kids will love the carousel, and history lovers will want to visit all of the historic buildings in the park. Spring farmer's markets are another popular attraction in the park. In the winter, you will be able to go sledding and ice-skating, or make snow angels.
You can also enjoy special concerts in the park, which is one of the most popular activities for locals and visitors alike. Many of these concerts are free to the public. The park also offers several places to eat within its borders, so even if you don't bring a lunch, you don't have to go hungry.
No matter what you enjoy, there is a good chance that you will be able to experience it at Prospect Park. Be sure to make the park a part of your visit to Park Slope.