Sandwiched between the Upper West Side and Harlem, Morningside Heights is home to so many educational institutions, it's nicknamed Academic Acropolis. Families can explore the biggest one, Columbia University's stunning, 32-acre campus campus, or relax and play at the nabe's two major, amenity-filled green spaces, Riverside Park and Morningside Park. Kid-friendly restaurants abound, and you'll find family activities and cultural programs at the gorgeous, neo-Gothic Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine and Riverside Church.
Our Morrningside Heights Guide highlights the very best places to eat, play and experience with kids in the neighborhood. We hope you enjoy getting to know the area with your family.