Sightseeing isn’t just for tourists, but also for families living right in the city. Take New York City, for instance, and its rich array of sights and attractions for children and families. From museums and learning centers to restaurants and nature parks, here are some top kid-friendly attractions to visit the next time you’re going out with them.
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New York Transit Museum
Have the little tykes go choo-choo in this museum showcasing the city’s subway system. Set in a 1930s subway station, the museum features vintage subway cars as well as learning tours on trains and the wonders of engineering in making this awe-inducing mode of transport.
Rocket Park Mini Golf
It’s a pint-sized golf course found at the New York Hall of Science, which not only offers youngsters a taste of the game but also teaches them about how the laws of physics and science in general help guide golf balls on the green. It’s a fitting introduction to golf if the dad is keen on having his kids enjoy and appreciate it, too.
The High Line
An old railroad turned public park, this attraction is a great hit with kids of all ages, where they can explore the two-block-long mini-forest Chelsea Thicket, partake of dance and storytelling events with the family, or have a glimpse of cool outdoor art installations.
Central Park Zoo
Honestly, no one’s really too young or too old for some zoo adventure. Located at Fifth Avenue and West 64th St, this celebrated zoo features the Tisch Children’s Zoo, which is particularly intended for young kids with its vast diversity of animals. An NYC hotdog and salted pretzel from a park stall aren’t a bad idea after going around the zoo!
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