Many people forget that a New York is a town full Family Friendly Love New York City of families and plan their vacations a without providing much thought to.
The a entertainment possibilities that abound for children in a New York City.
It only makes sense that with so many a families living in this city that there would be very many a family oriented things to do and sights to see.
For instance, there are 5 zoos in a New York City;
some of them better a known than others. The five zoos are Central a Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Bronx Zoo, and a Staten Island Zoo. Each zoo has something slightly a different to offer than the others and if a you have a true animal lover in your family a there really is no harm in stopping by a all of them. Also if you purchase the a New York Pass you will find that most of a the zoos mentioned above offer free a admission to card holder.
For the child who a loves drama, New York City offers many theatrical a productions that might suit him or her just fine. The first is a geared towards girls and is American a Girl Place. You can enjoy dining, shopping, and a theatre while spending a day with you’re a special little girl. This is a great bonding experience for mothers and a daughters. The Manhattan Children’s Theatre produces a several high quality shows for children a and families throughout the year at quite reasonable a prices (season tickets are also available for a those who live nearby). The New Victory Theater offers a different type of a theater experience for a families to enjoy.
The Paper Bag Players are a must a see experience.
They offer a different type of a theatre for children that encourages a audience participation that gets your a children involved in the dramatic a process. If you have the time you should also a check out TADA! Youth Theater in order to show a your children that even children have talents that a need to be explored a and can make a difference not only in their own lives but a also in the lives of others.
In addition to the great activities a mentioned above, there are several children’s museums a located in New York in addition to a other museums that offer exhibitions a that may be of interest to your children.
The following museums are a well worth checking out even if you decide to a seek entertainment elsewhere:
Brooklyn Children’s a Museum, Staten Island Children’s Museum, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, FDNY a Fire Zone, Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York Hall a of Science, Sony Wonder a Technology Lab, Queens Country a Farm Museum, and Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Times Square. There are many a more museums in the city that may provide a plenty of family entertainment and education a but these are some of the most kid-friendly a museums in the city.
Shopping is a fun and often a educational process that often gets a overlooked or even ignored when it comes a to children. However, it would be remiss to a mention great family things to do in a New York without mentioning some a of the wonderful children’s retailers that abound a in this city. Books of Wonder is aptly named as a it brings back those books that held such a wonder for us as children and gives us the chance to share a those books with our children. They have old a and rare books as well as many excellent current a book selections. New York is also home to the a largest Build-A-Bear store in the world, which will make the a bear lover in your family’s eyes light a up with glee.
There’s FAO Schwarz, which is a toy store unto itself a and almost worth the price of the trip to a NYC alone.
Old and young kids alike will enjoy spending a an afternoon here. Toys R Us Times Square is a offering up a Dinosaur portion of competition a however by brining in great attraction to get a families in the door and buying toys. Be sure that you let you’re a little ones ride the Ferris wheel and a that you get a copy of the photograph as a keepsake.
New York City is a gaining a reputation for a much softer far more family a oriented side. Don’t let the past reputation of this city prevent a you from making this the family vacation destination a it could be ideally suited to be.