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Neighborhoods

The best family-friendly neighborhoods in New York, including walking tours for kids and the best of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the other boroughs

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Neighborhoods in Manhattan

Upper West Side

Upper West Side

The venerable Manhattan nabe is brimming with tot-focused shops, eateries, museums and play spaces

Tribeca

Tribeca

NYC's first residential community has changed quite a bit over the years, but signs of its past life remain

Washington Heights

Washington Heights

The hit musical In the Heights may have raised the namesake neighborhood's profile, but savvy families already knew of its appeal

Neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Park Slope

Park Slope

This family Shangri-La's bad reputation is merely a conspiracy to keep the crowds at bay

Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge

Third-generation stalwarts mesh with newly arrived families in this Brooklyn 'hood with a view

South Williamsburg

South Williamsburg

This quiet sister district is a surprisingly tranquil, family-oriented neighborhood

Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens

Old-world shops still line Carroll Gardens' streets, alongside stylish new cafs and boutiques.

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More New York neighborhoods for families

Riverdale

Riverdale

Abundant parks and a small-town vibe draw families to this Bronx oasis

Battery Park City

Battery Park City

Spend a day in Battery Park City and you'll almost forget you're in Manhattan

St. George

St. George

Downtown Staten Island is chock-full of culture, food and more

Astoria

Astoria

Many creative types love the northwest Queens neighborhood for its cultural attractions and wide range of ethnic food

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