This planned community of upscale high-rises and waterside parks is built on landfill along the southwestern tip of Manhattan. But this sliver of a neighborhood packs lots of attractions into its 92 acres. In Battery Park City, you'll find some of Manhattan's most popular playgrounds, a state-of-the-art library. and a stunning riverside Esplanade for cycling and strolling. There's lots of kid-friendly culture, too, at spots like the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Poets House, The Skyscraper Museum and the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, which hosts numerous FREE family favorites throughout the year.
Our guide to Battery Park City has the scoop on the best places to eat, play and experience with kids. We hope you enjoy getting to know the neighborhood with your family.