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Family Travel to New York City

I am so lucky to live just a few hours away from the "greatest city in the world". New York City is much a unique place, and is filled with fantastic culture, food, art, and sites. When I first brought my kids there years ago, they just stared up in amazement.

When planning family travel to New York City, you'll want to make a plan. There is so much to see and do, so you'll need to prioritize. We've been at least five times as a family, and I still have a list of things that we want to experience.

If you are planning a trip to New York City with your family, check out all of our reviews and tips. We have information about going to Broadway with Kids, reviews of museums like the Museum of Math, restaurant reviews, hotel reviews, and much more.

Note that we've experienced some of the destinations/attractions below at no cost for purposes for review in the past.


It’s arguably one of the most popular tourist attractions in the United States, and it’s a place most visitors to New York City want to visit. However, a combination of its popularity, as well as its island location, make the Statue of Liberty a frustrating place to visit. Statue of Liberty visitors plan months in …

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We had a lot of free time on our recent spring break trip to New York City. My kids wanted to visit some of the more popular tourist attractions, like Times Square and the Empire State Building. On our first full day, we headed to the Empire State Building to take in the gorgeous view …

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