The best family-friendly neighborhoods in New York, including walking tours for kids and the best of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the other boroughs.
Walking tours for kids in New York
Stroll through the artistic, collegiate nabe for comic books, chess and cupcakes.
Head to Chelsea Market, the High Line and the Rubin Museum of Art.
Check out kids' boutiques, a cake shop and the historic Apollo Theater in this historic district.
Enjoy pickles, candy and gelato in the former immigrant enclave.
Best New York Neighborhoods in Manhattan
The venerable Manhattan nabe is brimming with tot-focused shops, eateries, museums and play spaces.
NYC's first residential community has changed quite a bit over the years, but signs of its past life remain.
For a chance to savor the lap of luxury, head uptown.
The hit musical In the Heights may have raised the namesake neighborhood's profile, but savvy families already knew of its appeal.
Best New York Neighborhoods in Brooklyn
This family Shangri-La's bad reputation is merely a conspiracy to keep the crowds at bay.
Third-generation stalwarts mesh with newly arrived families in this Brooklyn 'hood with a view.
This quiet sister district is a surprisingly tranquil, family-oriented neighborhood.
Old-world shops still line Carroll Gardens' streets, alongside stylish new cafs and boutiques.
More New York neighborhoods for families
Abundant parks and a small-town vibe draw families to this Bronx oasis.
Spend a day in Battery Park City and you'll almost forget you're in Manhattan.
Downtown Staten Island is chock-full of culture, food and more.
Many creative types love the northwest Queens neighborhood for its cultural attractions and wide range of ethnic food.