New York City with Kids
Family-Friendly Hotels in New York City
See suggestions for where to stay in New York City: family-friendly properties with special features and amenities for kids.
Toddler-Friendly Attractions, and More for Kids in New York City
About.com's Guide for New York City for Visitors has suggestions for the younger set, including good places for rainy days. She also has ideas for Traveling with Your Kids in New York City, including museums to visit, kid-friendly restaurants, and best Broadway shows.
Big Apple Greeter
Make this the first item in your trip-planning! Friendly New Yorkers volunteer to show tourists around their favorite town. A terrific introduction to New York City, and free.
New York City Toy Stores
Each of these New York City toy stores turns retail space into an entertainment experience. American Girl Place, Nintendo World, Toys R Us with a ferris wheel...
See a Disney Broadway Show
The acclaimed Lion King show and Beauty and the Beast have permanent positions on Broadway, and are sure to be a hit with kids. Click above for ways to save money on tickets, found at Mousesavers.com (dedicated to saving money on all things Disney.)
Top of the Rock
The three observation decks on the top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza are a first-rate sightseeing attraction, not only because of the terrific views and the decades of history, but also because the visitor experience is well-organized. For example: a system of timed admissions means that visitors don't need to wait in a line-up.
Blue Man Group
New York City is one of the best venues to see the three mencovered in blue paint performing an indescribable mix of mime, percussion, and antics that involve the audience.
New York City: Kneeling Fireman Statue
This statue can be seen on 43rd street and is a memorial to the Firefighters of 9/11 which just happened to be in transit through New York's port on that day...
Little Airplane Studio Tour
Little Airplane Productions makes tv shows for preschoolers, including The Wonder Pets! on Nick Jr. and snows on NOGGIN and Playhouse Disney. Take a tour of their production studio, at New York's South Street Seaport (a bustling place with shops and restaurants, and a departure point for harbor tours.)