Things to Do in New York City with Kids

THE 10 BEST Family & Kid Activities in New York City

Things to Do in New York City with Kids

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  • Kristijonas T
    Vilnius, Lithuania22 contributions
    People are celebrating their birthdays and various gatherings, others are playing baseball, some people are boating. There are quite many activities that you can enjoy in this huge park. Also, it is very clean (compared to some other NY districts).
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Explore19893311971
    1 contribution
    Amazing attraction! As good as advertised. An incredible 360 view of the entire New York city. Highly recommend anyone who is in the area to go here. Definitely worth the price of admission.
    Written September 30, 2022
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  • susanmary6
    Baldock, UK255 contributions
    Plenty to see from the top and ample photographic opportunities. Gift shops at the top and also at ground level.
    Not cheap, as two seniors we were charged $ 104.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Rachel548
    Farmington Hills, MI476 contributions
    My boys and I had a great time here. We spent the entire morning here walking around, taking pictures, eating lunch in the cafe, checking out the museum, and wandering through the gift shop. Something you should do at least once.
    Written September 30, 2022
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  • Jason
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic40 contributions
    It's a must do on NY, a really stunning piece of engineering and architecture that gives you a nice view of the river and many buildings around it.

    Depending on the hour, you could take really good pictures.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Explorer_IM
    Cambridge, Canada359 contributions
    It is just awesome to look at Manhattan skyline. We saw it from Liberty island, we did see it from Drumbo, and you just are amazed more everytime about this skyline. I loved it and have become a fan of it.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Wildegoose
    London, UK42 contributions
    What better way to get across this bit of town. We combined with a walk along Chelsea Piers and Hudson Park. A completely different aspect to NYC. Well worth it and all free!!
    Written September 30, 2022
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  • RSO_1993
    Middlewich, UK191 contributions
    Sadly we went on a day with poor weather, we were offered a different day however we were flying home soon. But the lift experience and what we could see was great.
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • Carolyn B
    Las Vegas, NV13 contributions
    This building is beautiful. Worth visiting just for the architecture but take a subway or train from here. We went to the Bronx from here
    Written September 23, 2022
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  • Helen J
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK99 contributions
    Unbelievable - well worth the money for the experience. My husband who is an Architect was in his element!
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • Lulu H
    Indianapolis, IN158 contributions
    Joe Hisaishi performance is unforgettable experience! Thank you Radio City for bringing him to NYC! The venue itself is magical and iconic.
    Written August 24, 2022
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  • Megan13091995
    16 contributions
    Peaceful small Park in Midtown Manhattan
    Could not stop visiting this park for picnic with takeout food
    Many seats and tables to sit under the sun or building lights in the evening
    Written September 26, 2022
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  • Jason
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic40 contributions
    The ferry it's a really cool way to see some awesome views of the city and if you're lucky you'll see the liberty statue from really close.

    It's free and there's one every 20-25 minutes.

    On staten island we walk a little on the harbour, there are some nice stores and dining options.

    A plus it's that we took the ferry back to manhattan around 6-7PM and saw the sunset, it was awesome.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Jason
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic40 contributions
    I'm an aviation and enthusiast and decided to add this visit to my NY vacations... it was worth every penny. Just to be on the inside of a real aircraft carrier was awesome, they have a lot of exhibits of what it was to live in there and all the operations they carry on.

    Lot of airplanes of the date as well, and its really stunning to go and see the space shuttle on a real size. I paid for the concorde experience, and it was really awesome to get on the plane and see the cockpit.

    I have to do some parts of the boat fast because it was almost closing time so i didn' enter the submarine as well but i'm definitely coming back.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • Shara C
    4 contributions
    We visited The Oculus as part of our trip to One World Conservatory. The architecture was really interesting. We stopped in s few shops of interest. Basically, The Oculus is an upscale mall and that's about it. Really cool building though!
    Written September 28, 2022
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