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

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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 a magical place, full of wonder and joy.

NYC break dancers

The Albany Kid team has written several articles about family visits into the city. Less than 3 hours by car or train from Albany, we frequently make day trips into New York City, and sometimes we stay a little longer. My secret for a memorable family vacation: make it fun, but sneak in a little learning too.

Here is a round up of our articles, as well as tips from some of my favorite family travel writers.

American Museum of Natural History

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museums

Neighborhoods

Rockefeller Center

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Theater

Things To Do

Times Square

Travel Tips

Special Events

 Guides

Getting There

What to Eat

Where To Stay

Deals

This round up is a work in progress – lots more on deck! – so bookmark the article and check back for new additions.

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

  1. This is a really great list of family fun actives in NYC. I had no idea NYC could be such a great place for a family vacation! It sounds like it would be a really memorable trip. Thanks for sharing!

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