Zoos & Gardens for NYC Kids
The Best Zoos and Aquariums in NYC
Get up close and personal with animals from around the world, right here in NYC.
Free Times to Visit NYC Museums, Gardens, and Zoos
Even in a pandemic, these culture spots are taking care of New Yorkers.
See Bronx Zoo Like a Local: Top Tips for a Great Visit with Kids
Get the most out of your Bronx Zoo visit with insider tips from a true Bronx local.
Sharks Take Over Coney Island in the New Exhibit at NY Aquarium
Breathtaking and immersive, the new shark exhibit at the NY Aquarium is a must-see.
Visiting the Central Park Zoo with Kids: Best Things to See and Do at the Zoo
Perfectly sized for a day of exploration, Manhattan's Central Park Zoo is a must-visit for toddlers.
Prospect Park Zoo: Best Things to Do at the Brooklyn Zoo
Located on the beautiful grounds of Prospect Park, this zoo is the perfect destination for budding...
Petting Zoos Near NYC Where Kids Can See Farm Animals
Feed a cow, pet a bunny, or meet friendly goats at one of these nearby petting zoos.
NYC's High Line: The Best Sights and Events for Families
Here's where to go and what to see along NYC's High Line, plus, where to find the best snacks (and...
What Ages Get in Free to NYC Museums, Zoos, Amusement Parks
Find out at what age your kid gains FREE entry to top NYC attractions.
National Geographic's Interactive Ocean Odyssey Makes Waves in Times Square
Take a jaw-dropping, virtual underwater journey across the sea.
Night at the Museum: 5 NYC Museum and Zoo Sleepovers for Kids
A sleepover with the sharks—or with the airplanes, or the sea lions—is the ultimate only-in-NYC...
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden Is Worth The Trip
Make a day trip out of this piece of paradise on Staten Island.
Things to Do in Bronx Park with Kids: Playgrounds, Zoo, Gardens, Skate Park
From peaceful bike paths to the celebrated Bronx Zoo, you'll find plenty to do in this park.
Socrates Sculpture Park: A Hidden (and Free) Gem in Queens
Free and open year-round for views, public art, and family events, Socrates is a must-visit.
Visiting the Staten Island Zoo with Kids
Easy to reach, easy to explore, and packed with animal fun, the Staten Island Zoo is worth the trip.
The New IDNYC Card Perks for Families You Don't Want to Miss
Get ready for discounted admission to some of the city's best children's museums and zoos, plus...
Winter Gardens: Get Out of the Cold at NYC's Indoor Plazas
When winter weather is at its worst, you'll find peace at these sunny, green NYC destinations.
Visiting the Met Cloisters with Kids: Best of NYC's Medieval Museum
Medieval magic and mystery await at this enchanting museum in Washington Heights.
Adventure Parks, Zip Lines, and Ropes Courses Near NYC
Release your inner daredevil at these treetop-skimming parks.
NYC Cat Cafes: Kids Can Visit, Adopt, and Pet Furry Felines
Visit (or adopt) kittens and cat at these NYC cat cafes, which also host yoga and movie nights.
NYC Kids Can Frolic with Dogs at This New Upper East Side Spot
Learn how to care for and connect with canines via classes, birthday parties, and camps.
Governors Island in 2021: Best Things To Do With Kids
Governors Island, the seasonal treat that gets better every year, opens May 1 with tons of fun.
Prospect Park in Brooklyn: 25 Best Things to Do with Kids
Prospect Park in Brooklyn goes far beyond fantastic playgrounds; visitors can bike, skate, picnic...
Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms as a Family in NYC
NYC's flowering cherry trees are an annual delight of spring: Here's where to see them.
Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights Take Visitors on an After-Dark Safari This Season
The Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights take visitors on a wonder-filled safari full of seasonal treats. READ MORE
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Shines Brightly With Lightscape
Walk an enchanting one-mile path as the garden comes to life in a whole new light. READ MORE
Best Holiday Train Shows in NYC for Kids: NYBG Train Show and Beyond
The NYBG Holiday Train Show returns, and there's a few other tiny trains to see, too. READ MORE
13 Picture-Perfect Holiday Day Trips Near NYC
Christmas and holiday sights and lights for families that are worth the trip. READ MORE
Bronx Zoo's Wild Encounters Offer Behind-the-Scenes Fun for Animal Lovers
These intimate programs are a perfect outing or gift for little animal lovers. READ MORE