things to do in New York City with kids

Walking the Brooklyn Bridge – Fun and Free Family Fun!

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Walking the Brooklyn Bridge is a fun outing to do with kids in New York City. It’s a good way to get outside in the city, take in some sites both in Manhattan and the DUMBO area of Brooklyn and it’s free too.   The […]

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China’s Terracotta Warriors On Tour in the USA

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Have you ever wanted to see the famous Terracotta Warriors and just could not figure out how to get to China on a budget? You’re in luck! China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy is on tour in the USA.  We had a chance to check […]

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Spiders Alive! at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City

by Gina Martin

Spiders seem to inspire reactions that are extreme – you either love them, or loathe them. I find myself on the “love” end of the spectrum, with most family and friends on the “loathe” end. So, when the American Museum of Natural History in New […]

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Family Fun in New York City’s East Village : The Big Gay Ice Cream Shop

by Gina Martin

One of my favorite neighborhoods in New York City is the East Village. The kids like it there too, because of the unique shops and the excellent people watching. On a recent family trip, we headed down to Astor Place via the Lexington Line on […]

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New York City with Kids: Fun and Educational Things To Do, Family-friendly Hotels and Restaurants, and More!

by Sandra Foyt

Even though I lived on the Upper West Side for ten years, it’s a whole new experience to return to the Big Apple with my children. New York City with kids is a world onto itself. Seen through the eyes of a child, Gotham is […]

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Storybook Setting for The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by Sandra Foyt

One of the many reasons that The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a great museum for kids is that it is the setting for two of the best-loved children’s books of all time: From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and The Lightning […]

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Street Fairs Satisfy Even The Finickiest Palates

by Sandra Foyt

One of the easiest ways to please the whole family when visiting New York City is to stop at a street fair. Cheap eats, bargains, street entertainment -  city street fairs have it all. On a recent weekend visit to the Big Apple, I explored […]

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Spiderman the Musical, and Other Feats of Great Daring in Times Square

by Sandra Foyt

When I heard that the Spiderman musical, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, was showing across the street from our hotel, it seemed like an opportune time to introduce my son to the theater at “the best Broadway superhero musical ever.” (Lamar) My eleven-year-old son will tell you […]

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