Here at Tinitell we want your kids to learn new things and to be outside as much as possible! We have listed our top 5 favourite activities for kids in New York City to make sure you don’t run out of ideas.
1. Sail a boat on the conservatory river in Central Park
This doesn’t only exist in movies! You can rent an awesome small sailboat on the Conservatory Water in Central Park. It has been around for over 130 years!
2. The High Line
What used to be an abandoned rail trail has been converted into a city park! How cool isn’t that? Its open from 7am – 11pm until September 30th. Stroll through the lovely greenery and enjoy some stunning views of New York!
3. Billy Johnson Playground
This is one of New Yorks most iconic playgrounds constructed in the 1980’s. With the design inspired by the landscape of Central Park, making it one of the most distinctive play spaces. It is constructed primarily from natural materials, wooden structures and a stone bridge that is inspired by the nearby Pond’s Gapstow Bridge. The playgrounds most popular feature is the giant granite slide, which is nestled into a rocky hill that echoes the nearby rock outcroppings.
4. Natural History Museum
This museum is definitely entertaining for the whole family! There is no chance of running out of things to see, and who doesn’t find a dinosaur skeleton cool?
5. New York Aquarium
The Aquarium is almost a given. Located on Coney Island, the New York Aquarium is the only major aquarium in NYC. Walk through tunnels surrounded by all kinds of cool fish or go to one of the attractions. You are guaranteed a good time!
We hope this gave you some additional ideas of what to do in New York! Head over to our online shop and grab your tinitell!