Things to do with kids in Manhattan

About Manhattan, NY

The long, thin island of Manhattan is the heart of New York City and home to many of its most iconic landmarks, including Times Square, Broadway, Central Park, Rockefeller Center and the Met. While living in one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world can be a bit of a challenge, local families cherish the diversity, character, and culture of Manhattan's historic neighborhoods. One thing is certainly true — there's no excuse for boredom here!

What Families Love

  • Bike-friendly
  • Very walkable
  • Excellent public transit

Recent Stories

  • Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain

    Restaurant Brooklyn, NY

    They have kid-friendly musical sing-along from 11:00-12:00 on Thursday. Great neighborhood place and truly family friendly!

    Written by a parent of a 4 month old and 2 year old

  • Trader Joe's

    Grocery Store Brooklyn, NY

    I couldn't imagine coming here with my kids. Yes, the bathroom has a changing table. What this Trader Joe's also comes with is a line. Expect to wait >15 minutes to check out. ... Expand

    Written by a parent of a 4 month old and 2 year old

Parks and Playgrounds

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Family Restaurants

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  • The Breslin

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Stroller Friendly, Mothers Room…

  • Jack's Wife Freda

    Good for Nursing, Highchairs, Mothers Room, Fun for Grownups…

  • The Smith

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Highchairs, Stroller Friendly…

  • Brooklyn Roasting Company

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Stroller Friendly, Restrooms

  • Hill Country Chicken

    Good for Play, Changing Tables, Highchairs, Stroller Friendly…

  • Hudson Eats

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Highchairs, Stroller Friendly…

Activities for Kids

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