Nyc with kids aged 6&8

Heading to NYC with our kids (boy age 8& girl age 6 in April)- i’d be immensely grateful for any recommendations! Xx

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  • Central Park - you can explore the Zoo, Enjoy a carousel ride, Rent a rowboat at the Loeb Boathouse. Don’t miss the Alice in Wonderland Statue.

  • American Museum of Natural History - Wonderland for curious minds, with exhibits ranging from dinosaurs to outer space. The butterfly conservatory and the blue whale model in the Ocean Life hall are particularly popular.

  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island - Take a ferry ride to see these iconic landmarks. Kids usually love the boat ride and the impressive view of Lady Liberty.

  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan - Museum is specifically designed for kids and is packed with interactive exhibits, including a play area for younger children.

  • The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum - Located on an aircraft carrier, this museum features a space shuttle, a Concorde and a submarine. It’s a great mix of history and hands-on exploration.

  • Broadway Show - Catching a family-friendly broadway or off-broadway show can be a magical experience. Shows like ‘The Lion King’ or Aladdin’ are great for kids.

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park - This scenic park offers fantastic views of the manhattan skyline and there’s a great playground for the kids to burn some energy.

  • FAO Schwarz - Visit this legendary toy store for an unforgettable experience. It’s not just about shopping, it’s an adventure with lots of toys to play with and interactive experiences.

  • New York Transit Museum - Located in Brooklyn, this museum is great for kids who are fascinated by trains and buses.

  • Times Square - Although it can be crowded, kids often find the bright lights and giant screens exciting. You might also find family-friendly attractions like Madame Tussands or Ripley’s Believe it or not.

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