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Best Brooklyn Tours To Choose from! (Food, Walking, Historic, & Ghost Tours)

In Brooklyn, Eat & Drink, Guides, See & Do, Williamsburg by Megan IndoeLeave a Comment

Looking for the best Brooklyn tours to check out? We’ve curated the collection of best tours in Brooklyn to try from Brooklyn walking tours, Brooklyn food tours, boozy tours, hip hop tours, ghost tours, and more!

Introduce yourself to all the incredible things Brooklyn has to offer from the history, culture, architecture, food, and drink scene plus more on an immersive tour with a knowledgable local guide.

We recommend starting off your Brooklyn trip with a tour. That way once you learn about each of these neighborhoods and areas you’ll have information, inspiration, and even restaurants to try afterward when you go to explore on your own!

Check out our picks for the best tours of Brooklyn you don’t want to miss!

A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tour

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One of the best Brooklyn tours to get to know the city through your taste buds is A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tour! This Brooklyn food tour also happens to be a Brooklyn bus tour as well.

Hop on a bus and get taken around to many of the best neighborhoods in the borough for a slice of the infamous New York slice.

Along the way you’ll pass famous filming locations, iconic landmarks, and have a local guide who is extremely knowledgeable on the history and food you’ll be taking in on this immersive tour.

Don’t make the mistake of eating too much or at all before this tour in Brooklyn. Come hungry and leave full while learning about Brooklyn’s culture, history, and of course pizza!

This Brooklyn food tour and Brooklyn bus tour starts in Union Square in Manhattan where you’ll get on a luxury bus before crossing the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.

From DUMBO where you’ll try one of the best pizzas in the country at Grimaldi’s without having to wait in line! Then you’ll journey to pizzerias in Bay Ridge, Coney Island, and more!

Besides being a delicious and informative tour you will get to see a lot of the best things to do in Brooklyn all in one day.

All food, soft drinks, and transportation is included in the tour price!

Book your Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tour

Boozy Tour in Brooklyn

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Not exactly a Brooklyn food tour but if you ask us, it’s the next best thing. This Boozy tour in Brooklyn takes you through the trendy neighborhood of Williamsburg through its lively drinking scene with some fun small bites.

Along the way, in between your sips and snacks on this awesome tour of Brooklyn, you’ll learn more about the history and neighborhood of Williamsburg.

This small Brooklyn tour is held on Sundays and is a walking tour through Williamsburg including food and beer.

You’ll make stops at a local flea market, tastings at Brooklyn Brewery, see some of the best street art in Williamsburg, and learn about the best local and hip spots in this awesome neighborhood.

Come hungry as you’ll be filling up on this drinking and Brooklyn food tour! There are vegetarian options as well, just be sure to state it in your booking.

Book your Williamsburg Sunday Funday Boozy Brooklyn tour

Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour

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A great option for a Brooklyn tour covering the best things to do in Williamsburg and beyond is this best of Brooklyn walking tour.

This Brooklyn walking tour is 3 hours long, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes! You’ll learn the best of this popular neighborhood with a knowledgeable local guide.

See all the hottest spots in this trendy neighborhood while learning about history and it’s influence on modern-day Brooklyn as well as the contemporary culture.

While you’re on this walking tour in Brooklyn you’ll pass some of the best of the city’s street art, murals, and learn about all the historic buildings as you pass. Be sure to see our guide to the best things to do in Williamsburg for more inspiration!

You might not want to leave Williamsburg after!

Book your Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour through Williamsburg

Best of Brooklyn Food, History, and Culture Brooklyn Tour Bus

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Hop aboard this Brooklyn bus tour for a half-day journey through the best of the borough’s history, culture, and even food!

This Brooklyn tour is on a luxury bus for 5-hours with tastings in some of the coolest neighborhoods in the borough.

This is easily one of the best ways to see the highlights of Brooklyn and be introduced to the borough with a local expert and guide on this tour of Brooklyn.

You’ll make stops at traditional eateries featuring cuisines from all over the world, see why this city is a melting pot of cultures through your taste buds.

You’ll also visit the trendiest neighborhoods and learn about the history and iconic landmarks in Brooklyn along the way.

Your tour ticket includes all your tastings, transportation, a bottle of water, and a guide! They can accommodate to dietary requirements when you make your booking too.

Book your “Best of Brooklyn” Half-Day Food and Culture Tour 

Brooklyn Brewery and Beer Tasting Tour

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One of the best tours in Brooklyn has you drinking your way through their local craft brews from their emerging and incredible beer scene!

This beer tasting Brooklyn walking tour provides a local guide who knows their stuff and lasts for 3 hours. Get local tips and knowledge on the best beer in Brooklyn (and New York City) through the neighborhood of Williamsburg.

On this tour of Brooklyn, you’ll get behind the scenes access to some of the best breweries in the Brooklyn and try tons of different beer.

You also get a lunch break which is included in the tour where you get to eat some of that famous New York City pizza.

You also leave this Brooklyn tour with a brewery map so you can continue some tipsy times after your tour in Brooklyn ends on your own!.

Book your Brooklyn Brewery and Beer Tasting Tour 

Flavors of Williamsburg Food Tour

Another awesome Brooklyn food tour that covers the trendy neighborhood of Williamsburg. This flavors of Williamsburg Food Tour is an action-packed 3-hour food journey through one of the most popular neighborhoods in Brooklyn and New York City.

Be sure to come hungry and on an empty stomach!

On this tour of Brooklyn, you’ll learn about the rich culinary history, visit iconic restaurants and eateries, and sample amazing treats along this small and intimate group Brooklyn tour with an expert local guide!

You’ll also get to see some of the best views of the city while you learn history.

If you have dietary restrictions please contact the Brooklyn food tour company as your booking they can accommodate to your needs ahead of time.

Book your Flavors of Williamsburg Tour 

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Historic Brooklyn with Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tour

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Want to learn about the dark past or spooky stories of the borough on this unique tour of Brooklyn? If you love haunted history, the supernatural, paranormal, etc. then this Brooklyn tour is for you!

You’ll travel through 400 years of history in this 90-minute vintage trolley tour that takes you through the history of the Revolutionary War battles that took place here, mob murders, alien abductions, crime, and more spooky things!

Not to be confused with a Brooklyn bus tour, you’ll actually be riding on an antique trolley! Talk about riding in style!

Your guide will teach you all about Brooklyn’s dark history and other surprising stories like the site of a plane crash in the middle of Brooklyn, brothels, and more historical moments that took place here on this really cool and unique tour in Brooklyn.

Book your Madame Morbid’s Historic Brooklyn Trolley Tour 

Brooklyn Hip Hop Tour

This is easily one of the coolest educational tours of Brooklyn you can try! Did you know New York City is the birthplace of hip hop?

One of the best Brooklyn tours for music or hip hop lovers is this Brooklyn Hip Hop Tour. This Brooklyn tour is 3 hours long and along the way you’ll learn about the legendary hip hop artists who called Brooklyn home and the history of hip hop in this part of the city.

On this hip hop tour of Brooklyn, you’ll pass by some of the original homes, hang out spots, and more locations from the borough’s most popular hip hop artists and filming locations for hip hop music videos.

Artists like Jay Z, The Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes, Lil’ Kim, and more all got their start or inspiration from the streets and their time in Brooklyn. You’ll cover all of this and more on this Brooklyn tour.

You’ll also discover Spike Lee’s production company location and more.

Book your Brooklyn Hip-Hop Tour

Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO 2 Hour Walking Tour

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Enjoy a 2-hour walking tour of DUMBO and the Brooklyn Bridge uncovering the history of the borough’s diversity and history including some of the most incredible views of the city!

Along the way, you’ll learn about the history of the East River and the behind the scenes story and history of building the famous Brooklyn Bridge that’s truly fascinating and actually full of drama as well as how it affected the relationship between Manhattan and Brooklyn.

You’ll also learn about other important monuments and get an in-depth tour of DUMBO and it’s scenic views and history.

Book your 2-hour walking tour of DUMBO here.

Private Brooklyn Bridge & DUMBO Waterfront Tour

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Enjoy a customizable 2 to 3 hour private Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Waterfront tour with a licensed and professional local guide covering the history of the Brooklyn Bridge, architecture, waterfront district, and the challenges this city faced during its construction.

Your guide is a 4th generation local who is knowledgable on the entire history of this borough and the area of DUMBO.

You’ll learn in depth history on DUMBO and Fulton Ferry and can extend your tour to Brooklyn Heights, one of the most historic neighborhoods in the city.As you cross the infamous Brooklyn Bridge you’ll learn the history and politics behind the construction, learn about the history of DUMBO and how locals tried to trick real estate developers into not building here, and how the neighborhood became what it is today.

Book your private DUMBO tour here.


Want to do the Brooklyn Bridge walk? Be sure to check out our entire guide to walking the Brooklyn Bridge for tips on when the best time to go is, the best way to cross it, and how to get there!

Did we miss any of the best tours in Brooklyn? Let us know! We are always looking for more amazing Brooklyn tours to check out and try!

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