The leaves are red, the cider is sweet but our list of things to do in the fall with kids is even sweeter! Now's the time to plan an epic season for you and your littles.
After watching some scary movies for kids and snacking on the tastiest apple cider donuts NYC has available, make sure to get out and explore the prettiest time of year in Gotham. From fall foliage cruises to corn mazes, there's no shortage of cool, spooky (and not-so-spooky) activities to enjoy.
Be sure to check out our guide for Halloween for kids in New York City, too!
Best things to do in the fall with kids
New York fall foliage
Whether they pick them up from the sidewalk, on the way to school or plunge into a pile of them; brightly hued, crunchy leaves can provide hours of amusement for kids. This autumn, take the family for a stroll through these NYC parks, gardens and other locales to see the New York fall foliage at its most brilliant. Along with apple picking and harvest festival events, it's one of our favorite things to do in NYC with kids in the fall.
Right along with cravings for warm apple cider, pies of all types and super cozy sweaters is the wish to see how the landscape turns into gorgeous shades of red, orange and gold. These amazing scenic drives for fall will guide the family along pretty country roads lined with falling autumn leaves, lakes, hills and jaw-dropping vistas. Don’t forget to bring the camera!