Things to Do in New York City with Kids

Things to Do in New York City with Kids, New York, New York (B)

Confession: I love New York! My parents used to live in the Northeast and my Mom and I visited many times. As such, I was super excited to show New York City to my husband and kids. If your kids aren’t sure what there is to do in New York or you just want them to get excited about going, Amazon has some great books you can get ahead of time. We bought “My First Trip to New York” for our youngest and surprised him with it when we got on the plane. I think he read it cover to cover and was super excited about all the cool stuff in New York.

If you have even younger children, there are several options for them on Amazon books as well. There are a lot of movies that you & your kids can watch ahead of your trip. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Elf, Stuart Little, and the list goes on. Watching these before your Watching these before your trip can make your kids even more excited about going to New York City.

So, what should you do in New York City on the first visit with kids? New York City is incredibly kid-friendly. I think families who travel there are often pleasantly surprised at New York City’s safety. We highly recommend booking a bus tour online to receive a discount. We used Big Bus tours and they were fantastic. One of the real perks is that it’s a hop on and off tour. As Big Bus has more than 30 stops and multiple ticket options, you’ll save time and money by not worrying about transportation. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in New York City with Kids
Guide Location: USA » New York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nicole Claesen
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Times Square
  • M&M store
  • Empire State Building
  • Central Park
  • Belvedere’s Castle
  • Rockefeller Center
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Battery Park
  • Modern Museum of Art
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Intrepid Air & Space Museum
  • High Line
  • Chelsea Market
  • Holiday Inn Express Times Square South
  • Bryant Park
  • Grand Central Station
  • New York Public Library
  • Fraunces Tavern
  • Delmonico’s
  • Keen’s Steakhouse
  • Sarabeth’s Central Park West
  • Old Homestead
  • Artichoke Basille’s
  • Lombardi’s
  • Joe's Pizza
  • Katz's Deli

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