What better reason to get outside than to visit one of the best petting zoos in NYC? It's a chance for your little one to get up close and personal with the animal kingdom, and learn how to be kind to our fine furry friends.
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That's right: You can experience farm life right in the middle of Gotham! Round out your adventure with a detour to one of the 50 most epic playgrounds in NYC or one of the best water playgrounds for kids in NYC, and you'll have one of the best days ever. Add to that a visit to one of the best ice cream shops in NYC or one of the best soft-serve ice cream spots, and you're a shoo-in for parent of the year!