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About New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.[9] With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698[7] distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2),[10][11] New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.[12] Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass[13] and one of the worlds most populous megacities,[14][15] with an estimated 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 residents in its Combined Statistical Area.[4][5] A global power city,[16] New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital[17][18] of the world,[19][20][21][22][23] and exerts a significant impact upon commerce,[23] entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, and sports. The citys fast pace[24][25] defines the term New York minute.[26] Home to the headquarters of the United Nations,[27] New York is an important center for international diplomacy.[28]
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Are you looking for things to do in New York City with your kids? Then are certainly in the right place, with our tools we can help you decide and plan all of your upcoming family adventures. Whichever area you are in, you will be sure to find some fun for all the family!

Family things to do in New York City

If you are looking for family things to do in New York City for kids friendly activities places, then its time to start planning your adventures! Its time to get prepared for the time of your life and be ready to create some very fond memories together with your loved ones.

All children love a fun day out and there is no greater reward than seeing children smile. Your only limit is your imagination so the possibilities for jam-packed fun are endless.

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Are you looking for an active holiday? A cultural one or a quiet weekend away to explore a national park? Activities for kids also offer a lot of bonuses for adults and you won''t have to miss out on enjoying yourself.

You could find a local zoo or an animal park, or go and find a discovery center or museum if you want your kids to learn. That way the vacation becomes an enriching one too.

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cat-icon 340 W 50th St
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Frick Collection

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cat-icon 131 W 55th St
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New York Transit Museum

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OnBoard Tours – Day Tours

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Irish Repertory Theatre
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Official Central Park Tours

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New York Street Photography Tours by James Maher

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New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

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cat-icon Fifth Avenue From 82nd to 105th Streets
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cat-icon 15 W 28th St
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cat-icon West 4th Street
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