Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 50th and 51st Streets and 6th Avenue, New York, NY
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the world famous Rockettes, has been a New York tradition since 1933. In its eight week holiday run, The Christmas Spectacular brings more people ...
Location: Broadway , from 59th to 68th Streets, New York, NY
The annual street festival called Winter's Eve kicks off at 5:30pm with a festive tree lighting in Dante Park (Broadway & 63rd Street). Visitors can stick around for some live ent...
Location: 6th Avenue between 40th & 42nd Streets, New York, NY
If you're just looking for a little oxygen midtown, Bryant Park offers a few trees and a bit of lawn. A 'wichcraft creamery kiosk is a nice treat stop, or you could pack a little picnic ...
Location: 140 West 65th Street, New York, NY
The world's largest performing arts complex, Lincoln Center is home to 12 constituent organizations, among them noted producers and presenters of outstanding music, dance, opera, theater, film,...
Location: 1109 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
The main permanent exhibition at the Jewish Museum is Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey, a great opportunity to explore Jewish culture and history through art, archaeology, cere...
Location: 421 E. 61st Street, New York, NY
This oft-overlooked historic site hosts numerous kid-friendly party and crafting experiences.
Owned and maintained by the Colonial Dames of America, Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden ...
Location: 434 Lafayette Street, Astor Place Theatre, New York, NY
Blue Man Group incorporates almost everything you've tried to convince your children not to do - spitting/regurgitating food and paint, unspooling miles of toilet paper, climbing over furniture...
Location: 2 East 91st Street, New York, NY
The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, part of the Smithsonian Institution, is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Its galleries feature ex...
Location: 278 Spring Street, New York, NY
The odds are that, at some point, one of your kids will find fire extremely interesting. Before that day comes (and in addition to the "don't play with matches" speech), hustle them down to the Fir...
Location: 19 Old Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY
You won't find a more quintessentially New York location for a pizzeria than at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge - on the Brooklyn side - which is exactly where you'll find Grimaldi's Pizzeria. ...
Location: See below for stops, New York, NY
Location: Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6 and the East River, New York, NY
Liberty Helicopters, currently the only authorized helicopter sightseeing company in New York City, is open daily - including holidays.
The state-of-the-art single and twin engine jet ...
Location: New York, NY
The New York section of this site offers info on street fairs, parades, where to get tickets to TV show tapings, birthday party options, and more.
Location: Broadway at Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY
The 4.5-acre Socrates Sculpture Park offers open space encircled by rock gardens, specially built walls, walkways, and areas of wild grasses and boulders.
Most of the sculpture/artwork...