New York City is known for it’s exciting attractions, amazing variety of foods, and an amazing park. It might seem daunting to travel to New York City with kids in tow, but it is an experience that is not to be missed. Here we will walk you through the best child friendly activities for kids.
This hidden gem is away from the bustle of the city and boasts 83 acres of gardens, stages, galleries, and more. An amazing assortment of wooded trails, frequent festivals like the Cherry Blossom Festival, and hands on activities will keep your kids happy and engaged.
990 Washington Ave
Subway: B, Q, Franklin Ave S to Prospect Park; 2, 3 to Eastern Pkwy–Brooklyn Museum; 2, 3, 4, 5 to Franklin Ave
10,000 square feet of hands on museum attractions including an international collection of children’s art, and “World Brooklyn”- a miniature city lined with stores where kids can knead dough, search for ingredients, and shop an international grocery store.
103 Charlton St. (Charlton/Hudson)
Subway: 3 to Kingston Ave
The country’s largest urban zoo featuring world famous exhibits such as the Congo Gorilla Forest and Butterfly Exhbit. Don’t miss Boo at the Zoo in October, which includes costume parades, pumpkin carving, and a haunted mansion.
2300 Southern Boulevard
The BxM11 express bus makes stops along Madison Avenue, between 26th and 99th Streets, then travels directly to the Zoo’s Bronx River entrance (Gate B).
Bryant Park’s Le Carrousel
A French inspired carousel featuring cabaret music and 14 baroque-style animals crafted by Fabricon Carousel Company
1065 Avenue of the Americas
An upscale dining experience featuring casual and fast eateries with a glorious view of the Hudson River. You are sure to find healthy, kid friendly kid options at reasonable prices, sure to please the whole family.
230 Vesey St., lvl. 2 (Vesey St/West St)