Get us in your inbox

Search
DUMBO Arts Festival
Photograph: Caroline Voagen NelsonDUMBO Arts Festival

Why NYC is the best city in the world to raise kids

You're thinking about moving to the suburbs? Stop right there! Read on to find out why NYC is the best city in the world for families.

Written by
Time Out Kids editors
Advertising

Deciding on where to raise children? Well, we have the answer for you: New York City. Sure, our counterparts in the suburbs may have more space, but we use Central Park as our backyard, spend rainy weekends at the American Museum of Natural History, and walk by iconic buildings (Grand Central, the Empire State Building) on a daily basis. Below, you'll find 25 reasons why NYC is the best place in the world to raise kids. Plus: Notable city moms and dads, including Padma LakshmiNigel Barker, Cat Greenleaf and Amy Sohn, sound off on why they chose to raise kids in the city. Then, don't forget to tweet us at @timeoutkids to let us know why you think NYC is the best city in the world for families.

The best things in life are free.

Get our free newsletter – it’s great.

Loading animation
Déjà vu! We already have this email. Try another?

🙌 Awesome, you're subscribed!

Thanks for subscribing! Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon!