From the well-known breeder hot spot of Park Slope to the hipster hood of Williamsburg that more and more babies (clad in skinny jeans of course) are calling home, Brooklyn boasts some of NYC’s finest family neighborhoods. Read on to discover the borough’s coolest parks, stores, restaurants, play spaces and attractions that’ll make taking your brood on the subway well worth it.


Dumbo as in down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass, not the cute elephant, can be a magical spot to explore with your kids. Between the cobblestone streets, waterfront skyline views, old warehouse buildings, a giant bookstore and the beautifully restored Jane's Carousel, it's a true adventure. Other highlights include Dewey's Candy and Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Read Red Tricycle's Guide to DUMBO

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–Julie Seguss