8. Marine Park

The Lott House is one of the many historical finds in Marine Park.

If you’re looking for a beautiful and friendly place to explore some New York City history, look no further than Marine Park! The neighborhood has an extensive past that holds everything from connections to the Underground Railroad, to an Olympic medal for urban planning.The friendly and small town feel can be found along Flatbush Avenue, where family run stores line the blocks and have histories that are entirely their own.

One of the more notable attractions of the area is Marine Park, the neighborhood’s namesake. The park features extensive grassland and protected salt marshes in addition to a golf course, bocce and basketball courts, cricket fields, and more. Marine Park is the place to be for a wonderful historic excursion.