Attractions

Attractions and museums in New York for kids, including children's museums, museum exhibits, zoos, amusement parks, playgrounds, water parks and more

The 50 best family attractions in NYC
Attractions

The 50 best family attractions in NYC

Think sightseeing's just for tourists? These family attractions will have you thinking otherwise—they're too good to pass up, even for local families!

Family attractions in New York

Carousels in New York City
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Carousels in New York City

These cool carousels will have your kids grinning from ear to ear! Take a spin on a horse, bunny or even a ladybug at these nine NYC favorites

Amazing indoor water parks near NYC
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Amazing indoor water parks near NYC

Bond over wave pools, water slides, slippery coasters and more!

Governors Island, NY guide for kids
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Governors Island, NY guide for kids

Check out Governors Island events, free concerts, City of Water Day, FRINGE festival and more

The best indoor playgrounds for kids
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The best indoor playgrounds for kids

Indoor playgrounds are a great option for kids when it's rainy, snowy or their favorite schoolyard playground may be closed! Expect awesome features like activity tables, mini slides and plenty of cool toys to share with new friends. Looking for more indoor fun? Check out these spectacular kids’ play spaces in NYC for an even larger list, plus these trampoline park spots near the city. Oh, and these bowling alleys in NYC too!

Attractions for active kids

The best parks for kids in NYC
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The best parks for kids in NYC

Browse our guide to the best parks for kids to make the most of your sunny afternoon! 

The best splash parks for kids in NYC
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The best splash parks for kids in NYC

Visit these splash parks when temperatures rise in NYC to make the most out of your summer! 

The best indoor playgrounds for kids
Sports and fitness

The best indoor playgrounds for kids

Indoor playgrounds are a great option for kids when it's rainy or snowy!

Amusement parks near New York City

Amusement parks near New York City

Get your thrills at these amusement parks in and around NYC, complete with roller coasters, kid-friendly rides and more

Public gardens for families in NYC
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Public gardens for families in NYC

Check out the prettiest public gardens for kids in NYC