Whether you are a proud New York City parent or just visiting the city with your kids, you’ve likely searched around for things to do with your children, that you will also enjoy. Is that too much to ask? We don’t think so.

New Yorkers with kids share guides highlighting the best outings around the City with their little ones that will have you feeling like a super hero. Not only do we have the best parks in Williamsburg but we’ll tell here to get the best coffee nearby. Kid friendly adventures with parents in mind from the Upper West Side to Park Slope.

Get some inspiration from guides curated by locals, make the outing your own and enjoy a great day out with your little ones!

Checkout the below guides of the best things to do with the kids in New York City . . .

 

TRANSIT MUSEUM IN BOERUM HILL

Located in Boerum Hill, the New York Transit Museum is a local favorite and conveniently close to plenty of delicious restaurants, bakeries, and cafes . .

 
by bonnie

by bonnie

FAMILY FUN DAY ON FIFTH AVENUE

A typical Saturday or Sunday for my family - food, with lots of art making, comic book browsing and plenty of running around the park in between . . .

 
by valeen

by valeen

WITH THE KIDS IN WILLIAMSBURG

You really can’t beat the views from Williamsburg, which are arguably some of the best in all of the five boroughs . . .

 
by bonnie

by bonnie


CMOM, MOTORINO, AND MILK BAR

When you are looking for the perfect activity fit for you and your kids around Manhattan it’s hard to beat the Upper West Side . . .

 
by emily

by emily

WINTER FUN IN THE SEAPORT

January is that time of year when the holidays have passed but the cold seems to linger. This guide is a great way to beat the winter blues . . .

 
by arya

by arya

LUNAR NEW YEAR IN CHINATOWN

Gong hei fat choy! My family has been learning about Chinese New Year for the past few weeks, and we spent an afternoon getting a taste . . .

 
by blake

by blake


 

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WITH THE KIDS IN YORKVILLE

Let’s face it, diners were invented so Dads would have somewhere to take the kids at 7AM on Saturday morning . . .

 
BY perry

BY perry

A NOMAD AFTERNOON

NoMad, the area north of Madison Square Park, is home to some of the city’s newest and best high-end restaurants (Eleven Madison Park!) . . .

 
by blake

by blake

MUSEUM DAY UPTOWN

Put on your favorite oxford and cardigan. Pull those old Dr. Martens out of the closet and find a warm coat to wear during this NYC Uptown excursion . . .

 
by nicholas

by nicholas


FAMILY OUTING IN MEATPACKING

The Meatpacking district is a few blocks tucked along the Hudson River west of even the West Village. The High Line and the Whitney Museum . . .

 
by Jeanette

by Jeanette

YORKVILLE: FAR EAST ON THE UES

Want to spend the day uptown with your family, but away from the crowds in Central Park . . .

 
by blake

by blake

KIDS DAY OUT IN FLATIRON

Whether you’re a local or just visiting there’s tons of great shops, parks, restaurants and museums to explore . . .

 
by arya

by arya


TENNIS AND MAC ON THE HUDSON

Whether it’s a day date or a family outing, head to Hudson River Park for a little tennis followed by a stop at Westville for their famous smoky mac and cheese . . .

 
by Amaia

by Amaia

CENTRAL PARK SOUTH CHILL

This guide is proof that even somewhere like Midtown you can find a perfectly chill outing, if you know where to go . . .

 
by nicholas

by nicholas

BBQ, BOOKS, AND BRYANT PARK

Whether you’re spending the day with the kids in Midtown or catching up with old friends you can’t go wrong with a little BBQ . . .

 
by arya

by arya


 

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Wow, this site totally saved me. Two days before my friends birthday and I didn’t have a plan. Found the perfect afternoon for us and was able to hop from one hidden gem to the next like I had been there before. Thank you!!! 
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