Category: New York Attractions

New York Attractions Reviewed

Find out the best New York attractions and tours to do while traveling to New York with kids. We’ve done them and tested them so you can feel safe.

Places to Visit in NYC

New York City is a true dream for all sorts of travelers. When I lived in NYC I was single, so I always thought of this city as non-kid-friendly. Now that I have two little men, I have returned numerous … Continue reading

Wondering What To Do in NYC with Kids – Visit the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

When I lived in NYC I never thought of it as a kid friendly city. The fact that I was single and childless helped reinforce that at every corner. However, when I first came back to visit with my two … Continue reading

11 Things to Do in New York City

New York City is one of the most exciting cities in the world. It offers so many attractions that it can get a bit overwhelming to pick the ones you want. Even after growing up in NYC, when the time … Continue reading

Free Things to Do in NYC

Traveling to NYC can get have a hefty price tag. There are tons of amazing things to do in NYC but you have to pay for a lot of them. Plus, if you are traveling with your family the numbers … Continue reading

Why Downtown New York City is Worth a Visit

Downtown has seen so many wanted and unwanted changes over the past decade that every time I visit it is completely different. For the most obvious changes and catastrophe, of course, 9/11 not only changed the soul of NYC, but … Continue reading

Facts About Times Square That Will Blow You Away

The last time my family and I stepped foot into the heart of Times Square was over five years ago. We returned this year and what a difference. Unlike most places that barely change with the times, Times Square changes … Continue reading

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Is It a Museum For Kids in NYC?

Who at nine years old wants to be a curator, but has never heard of the word or position ever? Apparently, my oldest boy. He’s been taking art classes for the past year, and even though he enjoys the drawing, … Continue reading

Brooklyn Bridge Facts – So Much You Simply Didn’t Know!

Originally called the New York and Brooklyn Bridge is not only the first longest suspension bridge in the United States, but it has a story to tell that goes way beyond its architectural magnificence. My husband and I had a … Continue reading

A Visit to the American Museum of Natural History in New York is a Can’t-Miss-This Attraction

Telling young kids that you were going to take them to a museum was almost the same as telling them you were about to go the dentist. However, when you throw in words like dinosaurs, whales, meteors and other cool … Continue reading

History of Grand Central Station – Meet at the Cross Roads in NYC

Grand Central Station is one of the greatest, most used landmarks of Manhattan. And the largest train station in the world. New York Central Railroad was the original name when Cornelius ‘Commodore’ Vanderbilt added railroad to his holdings. And has gone … Continue reading

What To Do in Central Park, NYC – Things You’d Never Thought Of Doing!

You can’t come to NYC and not visit Central Park. It’s practically sinful to do that.  Even if you visit in the dead of winter, it’s still a magical place. How to Do a Tour of Central Park: Walking around … Continue reading

How To Get Around New York City

New York City is one of the easiest and most accessible cities to get around. Aside from being the perfect walking city, the subway system is fantastic, the buses go where the subways don’t and how about the 14,000 yellow … Continue reading

Visiting NYC – Take a Cruise on the Circle Line in NYC

When my family and I moved to the United States over 35 years ago, one of the first tours we did was take the Circle Line in NYC cruise around the Island. Since the boats stopped arriving to Ellis Island, … Continue reading

New York CityPASS – 6 Top NYC Attractions All in One Go

New York is one overwhelming city. Just the thought of what to do and where to go makes you wonder if you’ll see anything at all. Narrowing things down sure is helpful. 6 Top NYC Attractions  If I was to … Continue reading

Who Would Have Thought New York is a Bike Friendly City – Bike Rental NYC

What’s the best way to see NYC, without sitting on a bus or walking till your feet fall off? Biking, baby. If you asked me to do a bike tour of NYC twelve years ago, when I lived here, I’d … Continue reading

New York Pass Discounts – How to See Attractions in NYC on a Budget

Traveling to New York City! Just hearing those words brings up mixed feelings instantly: 1. How can I ever afford to take my family there and not go broke 2. How do I know what to see and do in … Continue reading

Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum – A Kid’s Adventure

Growing up and living in New York City makes you overlook certain attractions or simply put them on your list of I’ll-do-it-one-day. Until the time has come to move away from New York and some of those attractions never happen. … Continue reading

Pedicab Tour – The Best Family Friendly Way to Take a Tour of Central Park NYC

Locals, tourists, born-and-raised New Yorkers all have one thing in common. They all love Central Park. And they gather here for all types of events, activities, watching street performers, listening to live music, making out, or having their kids enjoy … Continue reading

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