Greenpoint, a neighborhood in northern Brooklyn, New York, gets its name from the forests, meadows, and creeks that covered its area before it was settled by Dutch farmers in the 17th century, and then urbanized with the 19th-century influx of industry. This former hub of shipbuilding, printing, and pottery today offers visitors an appealing historic district to explore and a number of parks, including some with views of the Manhattan skyline. Choose hotels in Greenpoint NY and you'll also enjoy Brooklyn's best vintage stores, independent boutiques, and diverse culinary scene.
LaGuardia Airport, the closest major airport to Greenpoint hotels, connects to Brooklyn via New York City buses, which you can combine with the subway system. Alternatively, take a cab or rent a car for the short, 7-mile journey. Consider a Greenpoint car rental if you want to visit destinations beyond Brooklyn, such as the world-famous landmarks of Manhattan, or the beaches along the southern coastline of neighboring Queens. Stay closer to your hotel and explore the Greenpoint Historic District, a collection of some 363 buildings from the late 19th-century lining streets that lead toward the waterfront. The buildings include row houses, historic churches, and the former Eberhard Faber pencil factory, together giving you a glimpse into Greenpoint's industrial and maritime heritage. Book New York hotels in Greenpoint and you'll be able to enjoy views of the iconic Manhattan skyline from several neighborhood parks. The largest park in Greenpoint, McCarren Park, offers a free outdoor swimming pool in summer, and an ice rink in winter. Enjoy the local cultural scene at venues including Greenpoint Gallery, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, and Calico Brooklyn. Also check the schedule at the Warsaw at the Polish Home concert venue, which in the past has welcomed some big-name rock bands to Greenpoint.
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