Whether you think it's hopelessly romantic or a complete tourist trap, a visit to the top of the Empire State Building offers stunning views and a rich look at the city's history. Thanks to some recent updates and upgrades, a visit to this Art Deco showpiece is as timeless an outing with New York City kids as ever. Don't wait for out-of-towners to plan a trip. Here are five reasons to visit the Empire State Building with kids.
The Empire State Building, which was constructed in just 410 days, has undergone a massive four-year, $165 million renovation, which brought with it an entirely new 80th Floor exhibit, plus upgrades to the lobby and the introduction of a stunning Second Floor Museum. Read on for details of the project and more reasons this skyscraper is a must-visit for tourists and locals alike.