Things To Do With Your Family in New York

March 21, 2019

Female child on shoulders of man walking on the Brooklyn Bridge on a sunny day

Are you planning a trip to New York with your family this year? We have picked our top things to do with your family this year in New York.

1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Located at Pier 86, The Intrepid Museum welcomes over 1 million visitors a year! The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an American Military and Maritime Museum featuring aircraft, spacecraft and a collection of ships. One of it’s biggest attractions is the Space Shuttle Enterprise, built by NASA, it was the world’s first space shuttle.
For more information or to book your visit today, please see their website. Or if you fancy visiting some of the other museums in New York, take a look at our Top Museums to Visit.

2. Central Park

No trip to New York is complete without a visit to Central Park, located between Fifth Avenue and Eighth Avenue and running from 59th Street to 110th Street, it is the most visited urban park in the United States. With a zoo, a castle and the sets of many famous movies! You can spend a day exploring all that Central Park has to offer! If you want to visit some of our favorite spots, make sure you check out our Central Park blog!

3. Brooklyn Bridge

At over 125 years old, this iconic structure provides great views of the East River and the Manhattan Skyline just remember to snap a few pics. The walk across the Brooklyn Bridge usually takes between 30 – 40 minutes, but the views of the Manhattan Skyline are not to be missed! Some of New York’s up and coming restaurants call Brooklyn home, so make sure you treat yourself to a delicious meal afterwards!

4. Walk along the High Line

The High Line is a grand example of New York ingenuity. Formerly an abandoned freight rail line elevated above Manhattan’s West Side, the High Line is now one of NYC’s most popular parks offering scenic views that no other green space can provide. Now is the perfect time to visit as the flowers are in full bloom. Plan ahead to attend one of their garden tours or to see a concert overlooking Manhattan’s busy streets. Afterwards, visit Chelsea Market, an indoor marketplace renowned for its wide variety of eateries and shops.

5. Take in a show on Broadway

Seeing a show on Broadway is an experience not to be missed! With shows such as The Lion King, Wicked and Aladdin, there is something to suit everyone in the family! For more information or to see what’s on when you’re in New York, take a look at the Broadway website

6. Empire State Building

The most iconic New York city building, The Empire State Building stands at 20 W 34th St. Head to the 86th-floor observation deck! On a clear day, you can see for over 80 miles! An experience that the whole family can enjoy together, you can get your tickets on their website

Remember, you can always contact our concierge team to help with any bookings or trips you would like to organize.


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