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

  • Very walkable
  • Bike-friendly
  • Excellent public transit

Recent Stories

  • Kidville - Upper West Side

    Preschool New York, NY

    In Manhattan, this is THE best place for kid haircuts. The hairdresser Christine is a gem, and is very patient with our fussy daughter. The kids can sit in a toy car and watch t... Expand

    Written by a parent of a 1 year old

  • Numero 28 Cucina

    Restaurant New York, NY

    SUPER place! Lots of kid friendly foods. Enough space for my tot to walk around. So many other super friendly moms with children too. There was also one mum nursing at the end o... Expand

    Written by a parent of a 1 year old

Parks and Playgrounds

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Family Restaurants

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  • Jack's Wife Freda

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

  • The Smith

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

  • The Breslin

    Good for Nursing, Changing Tables, Stroller Friendly, Restrooms

  • 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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