Planning a vacation to New York City? Offering possibly more top-notch attractions than any other American city, New York is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
NYC boasts an incredible variety of entertainment – meaning practically endless possibilities for your whole family to have an unforgettable vacation.
Se você está procurando coisas para fazer em NYC com crianças, confira esta lista de nossas atividades favoritas para crianças, incluindo…
- Luna Park at Coney Island
- Madame Tussauds New York
- LEGOLAND® Discover Center
- Top of the Rock
- 9/11 Memorial e Museu
- Estátua da Liberdade e Ellis Island
- Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Times Square
- Yankee Stadium: Classic Tour
- e mais…
Consider adding a few of these kid friendly attractions to your vacation itinerary.
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Luna Park at Coney Island
Get four hours of unlimited rides at Luna Park on the historic boardwalk of Coney Island! A visit here truly evokes a real NYC childhood experience, one that adults and kids alike can appreciate.
Luna Park has rides the whole family can enjoy. From the more adventurous Sling Shot and Thunderbolt Rollercoaster, to the tamer B&B Carousel, there’s fun for everyone.
As a bonus, your pass is good for the entire day, so you can spend as little or as much time as you’d like exploring this classic amusement park.
Como entrar: Luna Park – Coney Island tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Madame Tussauds New York
Take the kids to Madame Tussauds New York, located in Times Square.
This world famous attraction is a must-see when in the city, which spans 85,000 square feet featuring over 10 themes and five floors of fun!
You and the kids can take pictures with strikingly real looking wax-figures of some of their favorite celebrities and idols.
Particularly popular exhibits include The Ghostbuster Experience (pictured above), Kong: Skull Island, and the exciting new Fashion Experience.
Como entrar: Madame Tussauds New York tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center
O LEGOLAND® Discovery Center é uma das principais atividades familiares. Esta nova atração encantadora, localizada em Yonkers, inclui 2 passeios, 10 Zonas de construção e reprodução LEGO, um 4 D cinema e muito mais.
Uma visita aqui fará você se sentir como se tivesse acabado de entrar na maior caixa de tijolos LEGO do mundo!
This attraction is ideal for kids aged 3-12 years old, but honestly, who couldn’t have fun with over 2 million LEGO bricks under one roof?
Como entrar: LEGOLAND Discovery Center New York tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Top of the Rock
Take an exciting ride in the Sky Shuttle elevator, complete with a light show, up to the 67th, 69th, and 70th floors of 30 Rockefeller plaza to get the best sweeping views of New York City.
Kids and adults alike will enjoy the informative multi-media exhibits detailing the history of Top of the Rock.
You’ll also get the chance to walk across the interactive Beam Walk inspired by the famous photo of the building’s construction workers eating lunch while sitting on a construction beam 69 floors above Manhattan.
Everyones loves the amazing aerial views, and the chance to get some crazy unique photos of the city below.
Como entrar: Bilhetes para Top of the Rock estão disponíveis como uma opção no New York City Explorer Pass.
9/11 Memorial and Museum
While many museums aren’t going to hold the attention of your children, the 9/11 Memorial has plenty of options for middle grade children and above to explore this tragic moment in American history.
The September 11, 2001 attacks were a turning point in United States culture, politics, art, and more, and have indelibly shaped the world in which your children live. Teach them about the past and highlight the important of remembering those lost with a visit to this vital attraction.
There’s even a specific 9/11 Museum Guide for Children, which you can download directly from the attraction before your visit to help you make the most of their experience.
Please note that the historical exhibition may not be appropriate for children under 10 due to the graphic nature of some of the content.
Como entrar: 9/11 Memorial and Museum tickets are available with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Empire State Building
For another perspective on the city, visit one of the most recognizable and iconic landmarks in the world, the Empire State Building.
Kids will love learning about how the building, erected during the Great Depression, symbolized hope for a prosperous future for the United States during a time of great strife.
Once at the top, you’ll get 360-degree open-air views of New York City from the building’s 86th floor 1,050-feet above ground. On a clear day, you’ll be able to see views from up to five surrounding states.
Como entrar: Empire State Building tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Estátua da Liberdade e Ellis Island
Visit two of the nation’s most historic and iconic landmarks via one enjoyable ferry ride. It’s a majorly popular school trip itinerary for children in the Tri-State area, so you know you’re bound to find plenty of material geared towards kids.
Go to Liberty Island, where you can see the iconic Lady Liberty in all her modern glory. Choose to upgrade for access to the Pedastal and Crown (which you will need to reserve in advance).
Ao chegar à Ellis Island de balsa, você experimentará o que 12 milhões de imigrantes sentiram-se uma vez quando começaram sua jornada para se tornarem americanos.
Uma vez em Ellis Island, você pode conferir o Museu da Imigração ou comer no restaurante da ilha. Traga sua câmera para este passeio de balsa que também é um dos melhores passeios de NYC!
Como entrar: Statue of Liberty ferry tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Times Square
Come to Ripley’s, where the weird and the wonderful coexist in perfect harmony. Located in the heart of Times Square, this iconic attraction features a variety of bizarre artifacts, kooky legends, and funky performances that the whole family will enjoy.
With more than twenty galleries filled with unbelievable things to do and see, you’ll find plenty to explore at this one-of-a-kind institution. Curious children will love the combination of fun and education that this attraction provides.
Não perca performances pelos "Sideshow Wonders", incluindo o Incrível Lizardman e sua espada-de deglutição, atos mais surpreendentes Bug e fogo-alimentares, e muitas.
Como entrar: Ripley acredita ou não! Bilhetes para NYC estão disponíveis como uma opção com o New York City Explorer Pass.
Museu Natural de História Americana
As one of the largest museums in the world, the American Museum of Natural History truly is an exciting place for the whole family. If your kids have seen “A Night at the Museum” (which takes place on this very site), they’ll be thrilled before you even get there.
Dois dos componentes mais famosos do museu são a famosa coleção de fósseis de dinossauros e o “Milstein Hall of Ocean Life”, que apresenta 94 modelo de baleia de pés. As crianças também poderão desfrutar de exposições interativas na "Discovery Room", projetada especificamente para crianças com idades entre 5 - 12 .
There are also budget-friendly dining options on site, including the Museum Food Court, which is great for families.
Como entrar: Bilhetes para Museu Americano de História Natural estão disponíveis como uma opção com o New York City Explorer Pass.
Yankee Stadium: Classic Tour
Even if the Yankees aren’t your favorite team, you’ll gain a new appreciation for the New York Yankee franchise and the legendary Yankee Stadium on this fully guided tour.
You’ll learn all about the fascinating history of the stadium itself, the Yankee dynasty over the years, and get to see memorabilia that belonged to some of the greatest players in history to play at Yankee Stadium. It’s a must-see experience for baseball fans of all ages!
If you’d like, you can also pick up a ticket to a home game (schedule permitting). Kids will love the baseball-specific snacks and fun atmosphere.
Como entrar: Yankee Stadium Tour tickets are available as an option on the New York City Explorer Pass.
Madison Square Garden Tour
Even if you’re not a sports fan, the famed Madison Square Garden is one of the premier entertainment and sporting venues in the country. Take a tour of this landmark building and get the inside scoop on the long and storied history of one of New York’s most important buildings.
Explore the home of the New York Knicks, the Rangers, and the Liberty as you learn about the records and achievements of each sporting franchise.
Then, take in the “Garden 366” retrospective, an exhibit that details the history of this complex from sporting events to concerts and beyond. Be sure to check out the “Defining Moments” exhibit, too!
Como entrar: Madison Square Garden Tour tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
This educational, renowned tourist attraction also happens to be a fantastic place for kids. The USS Intrepid is the centerpiece of this museum that houses 30 restored aircraft, a submarine, and a British Airways Concorde Jet.
While adults enjoy the museum’s exciting display of 20th century history, kids especially love exploring the newly restored aircraft and hands-on exhibits. The whole family will be fascinated by the story of the recovered Gemini III space capsule, told through interactive displays in “The Space Zone.”
Don’t leave before checking out one of the Intrepid’s high-tech jet plane simulators.
Plus, your pass now includes admission to the immensely popular Space Shuttle Pavilion, which houses the Enterprise shuttle!
Como entrar: Intrepid Museum tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Go for a Bike Ride
Alugar uma bicicleta é o meio perfeito para envolver as crianças ativas e ver NYC de uma maneira eco-friendly e diversão.
Ir a trabalheira de tráfego e a confusão do metrô e explorar as muitas maravilhas de Manhattan via bike - realmente uma experiência única! Pedal em torno Central Park, em Brooklyn Bridge, em torno do porto de Nova York, e ter a chance de o icônico skyline de Nova York a partir de uma perspectiva totalmente nova.
A complementary bike map will help you plot out a course, and friendly advice from rental staffers will get you going on your way. See NYC and get some fresh air at the same time!
Como entrar: Central Park Bike Rentals are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Sightseeing Tour
For a complete, expert-led tour of New York City, a hop-on hop-off bus tour is the perfect way to check off all the most popular sights.
Você verá todos os monumentos mais importantes e marcos icônicos da cidade de Nova York ao longo do caminho e terá a liberdade de entrar e sair em qualquer um dos pontos turísticos que deseja explorar em qualquer lugar entre Uptown e Downtown Manhattan.
É também uma ótima opção para famílias que viajam com crianças devido à sua flexibilidade. Enquanto a narração é informativa e divertida, seus filhos provavelmente perderão o interesse em algum lugar ao longo da linha. Nesse ponto, desça e explore algo novo e excitante!
Insider tip: If you’re looking for a tour that the older kids may enjoy a bit more, a two-hour night tour will showcase the city’s illuminated skyline and vibrant urban scenes.
If your kids are the type to get bored or restless on a conventional tour, then THE RIDE is the perfect alternative. Watch as the streets of New York City turn into a stage for some of the most talented street performers.
este 75 - O passeio de um minuto acontece em um ônibus de turismo personalizado, com vitrines de estádio e grandes janelas para as melhores vistas, e conta com dois apresentadores cômicos que fornecem contexto para os pontos turísticos que você verá com fatos históricos, curiosidades divertidas e até karaokê.
As crianças vão realmente se divertir com toda a interatividade e emoção, e você vai adorar todas as coisas novas que você aprenderá sobre essa cidade verdadeiramente única.
Como entrar: THE RIDE NYC tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.
Clipper City Tall Ships
Who doesn’t love historical vessels? Hop aboard this famous Tall Ship and step into history as you board this majestic schooner, modeled on nineteenth century ships but built with modern comfort in mind.
Além da excitação geral de explorar os elementos náuticos deste 200 -ton beleza, você também será capaz de experimentar um cruzeiro encantador em torno de Manhattan.
Prepare for stunning views of New York’s most iconic landmarks, from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to the Brooklyn Bridge and beyond.
Your children will love the opportunity to observe the crew at work on this historic vessel, and you’ll enjoy the scenic relaxation.
Como entrar: Bilhetes para Clipper City Tall Ship estão disponíveis como uma opção com o New York City Explorer Pass.
There you have it. Our list of some of the top things to do in NYC with kids during your vacation.
Offering the best of New York’s sightseeing, entertainment, and educational displays, there’s something at each of these kid friendly attractions for everyone to enjoy.
Remember, many of these great ideas are included on the Go NYC Card, where you can save up to 55% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.
Consider adding a few of these kid friendly options to your upcoming itinerary. Enjoy!