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

  • East River

    Other·New York, NY

    VisitedWalking along the East River with our dog in tow is always a great experience. There are parks and bathrooms along our walk. It's very clean and safe.

    Written by a parent of a 5 year old

  • Seward Park Co-op Playground

    Playground·New York, NY

    VisitedHuge park with play areas for different ages. The park for younger children is gated. Lots of seating for parents. There's also access to the library that we can visit once we're all tired from playing, which is right next to the park.

    Written by a parent of a 5 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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