New York City Family Vacations
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New York City offers great parks, world renowned museums, unique restaurants and incredible toy stores all catering to families. It can be overwhelming trying to decide what to see and do in NYC.
Here are some Must-See Attractions when traveling with a family to NYC.
Getting around NYC
New York City has a fantastic public transportation system. You can ride all over Manhattan on both subways and buses, from Battery Park to the Cloisters at Fort Tyron Park, inexpensively using a metro card.
If you are staying more than 3 consecutive days consider purchasing a 7–day unlimited Ride MetroCard for additional savings.
You can purchase MetroCards throughout the city at news stand, subway stations, most hotels, and NYC’s Official Visitor Information Center (on 7th and 53rd street) and the Times Square Visitors Center.
See Broadway shows with Kids
Children enjoy the excitement of attending a live Broadway show; however it's important to find a performance that is appropriate for your family. There are currently a variety of Family Friendly Broadway shows like The Lion King, Spider-Man,
Wicked, Newies the Musical, and Cinderella . Keep in mind that minimum age requirements vary by show.
Family Friendly Dining Options
New York City offers thousands of dining options from food carts to 5 star restaurants. Here are a few great options for a family traveling on a budget:
Lindy’s American Breakfast
Ben's Deli Premium Lunch
Lunch at the Blue Planet Grill
The Hard Rock Café New York