NYC Beaches, Pools, and Water Parks Guide
How to Get to Beaches in NYC by Ferry or Train
Hop on the subway, bus, or ferry to hit 14 miles of city-owned beaches.
25 Top Sprinkler Parks and Splash Pads in NYC for Kids
Hit one of these ultimate NYC splash pads with your kids to cool off on hot days.
Top Beaches Near NYC for Toddlers
There's more than sand and surf at these little kid-friendly beaches.
Best Beaches Near Long Island for Kids and Families
These nine Long Island beaches offer the best amenities for families in 2022.
10 Swimming Lakes Near New York City You Need to Discover
Take a dip in the fresh air and freshwater at these family-friendly swimming lakes near NYC.
Best Jersey Shore Beaches for Families: Sandy Hook to Cape May
Here are the top Jersey Shore beaches to check out this summer.
12 Play Fountains in NYC where Kids Can Get Totally Soaked
Kids can splash, wade around, and get wet at these fountains around the city.
14 Great Water Parks for Kids near NYC in 2022
Beat the heat with these 14 family-friendly water parks less than two hours away.
Best Brooklyn Splash Pads and Water Playgrounds for Summer Fun
Let the kids cool off in Brooklyn's best sprinklers, fountains, and splash pads.
Beaches & Water Parks for a Day Trip from NYC
Water Theme Parks Near NYC
More Summer Fun for NYC Families
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