New York City has something for everyone, kids included. Tall skyscrapers, vast open green space and, of course, the food, make New York an exciting place to be. Here are some activities to share adults and kids will enjoy.
Classic shows such as The Lion King, Annie and Cinderella never go out of style on Broadway. Be sure to check out some off Broadway shows to inspire the whole family.
A New York City landmark, Central Park is a can’t-miss attraction for both visitors and residents alike. Be surrounded by nature, grab a bite to eat and have a picnic in the park. Enjoy a tour or take kids to play on any of the 21 playgrounds found scattered throughout the park.
American Museum of Natural History
Young and old people alike will appreciate the wonder of exploring history, including dinosaur skeletons. More exhibits are available than can be seen in just one visit within the 27 connected buildings and 45 exhibition halls. Come and see why everyone loves to visit this national treasure.
Take the kids out to a ballgame at Citi Field or Yankee Stadium. Summertime is warm and inviting for outdoor sports. Try to catch a foul ball, cheer on the home team and grab a bite of classic ballpark franks. Make the event something to remember for years to come!
Statue of Liberty
No visit to New York is complete without a stop at Lady Liberty. The famous landmark will provide a great backdrop for family photos that will be simply unforgettable. Tour the Hudson or climb to the top of the statue.
There is only one place to get up close and personal with over 200 historical icons, sports legends, celebrities and more. Be sure to check out Marvel’s legendary Super Heroes including Thor and Captain America. The ultra-sensory 4D Theater finale has special effects kids won’t soon forget.
New York Aquarium
The only major aquarium in New York City is located on Coney Island. Exhibits include outdoor touch pools and sea lion entertainment shows. Follow up a visit by checking out the famous Coney Island boardwalk with more attractions for a day of fun.
New York Hall of Science
Visitors to this museum are encouraged to touch everything. Kids love hands-on activities and adults are sure to learn about science and technology right alongside the kids going room to room.
The world’s largest urban zoo features more than 600 species from around the world. Visit world class exhibits such as the Congo Gorilla Forest, Tiger Mountain and the new addition, Madagascar.
Empire State Building
An architectural masterpiece, the skyscraper stands at 102 stories. The observation deck offers a bird’s-eye view of the whole city.
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