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
  • Excellent public transit
  • Very walkable

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Parks & Playgrounds

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  • Union Square Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Stroller Friendly, Restrooms
  • Morningside Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Stroller Friendly, Parking…
  • Battery Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Restrooms
  • Central Park

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Water Play, Restrooms
  • High Line

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Restrooms
  • Washington Square Park

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

Family Restaurants

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  • The Breslin

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Stroller Friendly, Restrooms
  • Hill Country Chicken

    Good for Play, Changing Tables, Highchairs, Restrooms
  • Westville Chelsea

    Good for Play, Good for Nursing, Highchairs, Stroller Friendly…
  • Cafe Lalo

    Good for Nursing, Highchairs, Parking, Fun for Grownups…
  • Hudson Eats

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Highchairs, Stroller Friendly…
  • Absolute Bagels

    Good for Nursing, Kids Menu, Stroller Friendly, Parking…

Activities for Kids

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