Staycation-in-NYC-With-the-Kids_-No-Problem!-10-Great-Things-To-Do! | Michael LuchenNew York is filled with incredible places to enjoy your staycation with the kids. You can enjoy your holiday in the parks, at the movies with a glass of wine, or by being a tourist.

Bronx Zoo

Have an all-day affair at the Bronx Zoo. No need to travel to Asia to see the Himalayan snow leopards, nor the African plains to see the lions or zebras. Not to mention that Wednesday’s are free!

Prospect Park

A forested gem in the heart of Brooklyn, with hiking trails, a lake for paddle boarding, and a rink for rollerblading (or ice skating during the colder months).

American Museum of Natural History

Explore some of the permanent exhibits, such as the Fossil Halls, where you can see dinosaur remains. If you would like an educational and interactive activity to visit the discovery room, where you can get hands-on.

New York Aquarium – Coney Island

Catch a spectacular show or watch seals being fed, then take a stroll on the boardwalk and feed yourself with Nathan’s Famous hot dogs, or your favorite amusement park treats during the summer months.

Central Park

Visit over twenty-one unique playgrounds, have a relaxing picnic Sunday at Sheep’s Meadow during the warmer months, or head to the ice-skating rink in the winter.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Take a stroll on the Brooklyn Bridge and take in the breathtaking views. Then, make your way to Brooklyn Bridge Park, where you can ride the iconic Jane’s Carousel.

Double-decker Bus

Enjoy the views of New York from a different perspective, learn some of its history, and hop off at any stop to explore each landmark and attraction a little more.

iPic Fulton Market

Indulge in a luxurious dine-in movie experience. Have your wine and dinner while the kids catch the latest Disney blockbuster.

Madison Square Garden

Take your kids to see a sporting event or a concert at the world’s most famous arena. If you are lucky the circus might be in town.

One World Trade Center

Make your way to the top of New York’s iconic high-rise and check out the stunning views from One World Observatory. Then head all the way down to the below-ground Westfield World Trade Center, a uniquely designed shopping center with stores, restaurants, and occasional art exhibits.