If you’re planning to spend some time ride-hopping at Luna Park this summer, it’d be a huge mistake to miss the Coney Island Raceway, a 24-kart outdoor track. Here, you can race around a curvy 900-foot course to your heart’s desire (well, until the race is over). Karts can fit up to two people. Get more info on Coney Island fun here. 4–12 ride credits. Minimum height to ride as a driver: 56’’, as a passenger 40’’.
Start your engines! For kids of all ages (we know parents love it too), go karts satisfy a need for speed and can be a fun, all-day outing for the family. These family attractions with go karts in NYC have tracks for all levels, plus additional activities ranging from arcade games, amusement rides, bowling and more. You can try go karting close to home at Coney Island or venture further out with a day trip to spots like NASKART in Connecticut.
When you’re looking for a fun activity for the kids, go karting can’t be beat. It’s one of those classic attractions like arcades, water parks and amusement parks that just scream “summer,” but are a blast year-round. Other thrilling options for kids near NYC include kid-friendly hiking trails and biking trails, but don’t miss a chance to speed around a track at these NYC go kart spots. Be sure to finish up at a top ice cream spot or a kid-friendly pizza joint after your adventures.