10 + Cosas que hacer en Nueva York con niños que toda la familia puede disfrutar

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.

Si está buscando cosas que hacer en Nueva York con niños, eche un vistazo a esta lista de nuestras actividades favoritas para niños, que incluyen ...

  • Luna Park at Coney Island
  • Madame Tussauds New York
  • LEGOLAND® Discover Center
  • Top of the Rock
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Statue of Liberty y Ellis Island
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Times Square
  • Estadio de los Yankees: recorrido clásico
  • y mucho más...

Consider adding a few of these kid friendly attractions to your vacation itinerary.

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Luna Park at Coney Island

looking for things to do in New York City with kids? Head to Luna Park at Coney Island and try out all of the fun rides.

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.

A su llegada: 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.

A su llegada: Madame Tussauds New York tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center


LEGOLAND® Discovery Center es una actividad familiar superior. Esta deliciosa nueva atracción, ubicada en Yonkers, incluye 2 paseos, 10 Zonas de construcción y juego de LEGO, una 4 D cine y más.

¡Una visita aquí te hará sentir como si acabaras de saltar a la caja de ladrillos LEGO más grande del 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?

A su llegada: LEGOLAND Discovery Center New York tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.

Top of the Rock

One of the most exciting things to do in NYC with kids is the Top of the Rock observatory deck

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.

A su llegada: Entradas Top of the Rock están disponibles como una opción en el 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.

A su llegada: 9/11 Memorial and Museum tickets are available with the New York City Explorer Pass.

Empire State Building

traveling to nyc with kids? check out the empire state building observatory deck

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.

A su llegada:  Entradas Empire State Building están disponibles como una opción con el New York City Explorer Pass.

Statue of Liberty y 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).

Cuando llegue a la isla Ellis en ferry, experimentará lo que 12 millones de inmigrantes una vez lo sintieron cuando comenzaron su viaje para convertirse en estadounidenses.

Una vez en la Isla Ellis, puede visitar el Museo de Inmigración o comer en el restaurante de la isla. Trae tu cámara para este viaje en ferry que también es uno de los mejores tours de Nueva York.

A su llegada: 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

Ripley-s-Believe-It-or-Not-Times-Square-7 - CopyCome 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.

No te pierdas la actuación de los "Sideshow Maravillas", incluyendo el Increíble Hombre Lagarto y sus espada de tragar, los actos más increíbles BUG y fuego-comer, y muchos.

A su llegada:  ¡De ripley, creálo o no! Boletos NYC están disponibles como una opción con el New York City Explorer Pass.

American Museum of Natural History


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.

Dos de los componentes más famosos del museo son su famosa colección de fósiles de dinosaurios y el "Salón de la vida marina de Milstein", que presenta un 94 modelo de la ballena de pie. Los niños también disfrutarán de exhibiciones prácticas en la "Sala Discovery", diseñada específicamente para niños de edades 5 - 12 .

There are also budget-friendly dining options on site, including the Museum Food Court, which is great for families.

A su llegada: Entradas del American Museum of Natural History están disponibles como una opción con el New York City Explorer Pass.

Estadio de los Yankees: recorrido clásico

A los niños les encanta ir detrás de escena en un recorrido por el Yankee Stadium

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.

A su llegada: 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!

A su llegada: Madison Square Garden Tour tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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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!

A su llegada: Intrepid Museum tickets are available as an option with the New York City Explorer Pass.

Go for a Bike Ride

Central Park Sightseeing BikesAlquilar una bicicleta es el medio perfecto para participar niños activos y ver Nueva York de una manera respetuosa del medio ambiente y la diversión.

Saltear la molestia de tráfico y la confusión de la estación de metro y explorar muchas maravillas de Manhattan a través de la bici - verdaderamente una experiencia única! Pedal alrededor de Central Park, a través del puente de Brooklyn, en torno al puerto de Nueva York, y la oportunidad de la icónica silueta de Nueva York desde una perspectiva totalmente nueva.

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!

A su llegada: 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.

Verá todos los monumentos más importantes y monumentos emblemáticos de la ciudad de Nueva York en el camino y tendrá la libertad de subir o bajar en cualquiera de los lugares que desee explorar en cualquier lugar entre Uptown y el centro de Manhattan.

También es una excelente opción para familias que viajan con niños debido a su flexibilidad. Si bien la narración es informativa y entretenida, es probable que sus hijos pierdan interés en algún momento. En ese momento, salte y explora algo nuevo y emocionante.

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.

A su llegada: Big Bus New York tickets and Night Tour by Big Bus are available as options with the New York City Explorer Pass.


THE RIDE NYC is one of the most fun, action-packed bus tours of the city

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.

Esta 75 la excursión de un minuto se realiza en un autobús turístico personalizado que cuenta con asientos en el estadio y enormes ventanales para disfrutar de las mejores vistas y cuenta con dos anfitriones cómicos que brindan contexto a las vistas que verás con hechos históricos, curiosidades divertidas e incluso karaoke.

A los niños realmente les encantará la interactividad y la emoción, y les encantará todo lo nuevo que aprendan sobre esta ciudad verdaderamente única.

A su llegada: 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.

Además de la emoción general de la exploración de los elementos náuticos de este 200 -ton belleza, también será capaz de experimentar, recorrido por 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.

A su llegada:  Boletos de Clipper City Tall Ship están disponibles como una opción con el New York City Explorer Pass.

Let’s Recap

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!

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