FDNY Store and FDNY Fire Zone. Updated 2018. The wailing sirens and flashing lights bring the fun of dressing up in a firefighter’s outfit and ‘driving’ the life-size fire truck to life! If the sirens and lights haven’t gone off during your visit, ask the staff to set them off. It’s the highlight of the […]
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Childrens Museum of Manhattan. Updated 2018. If you only had one day to explore with the kids in New York, this museum should top your list. It’s not really a museum. It’s more an ode to childhood, a place that caters to every kid’s need to touch, listen, see, sense, and explore to gain an […]
Diana Ross Playground. Updated 2018. This is one of the best Central Park Playgrounds in NYC for adventurers. The centrepiece of the playground is a GIANT SIZED timber fort structure, that has – in my mind – a likeness to the “Giant’s Causeway” natural wonder in Ireland created of hexagonal, lava-forged rocks. It’s the upright […]
Studio Plus New York. Updated 2018. Eight nights smack bang in the centre of New York City was never going to be cheap. But New York is New York, and it was on our list, so we prepared ourselves to compromise. Giving up room space for a cheaper rate. Swapping sought-after locations for more affordability. […]
American Girl Store Cafe. Updated 2018. In New York City, you can take your American Girl doll out for lunch. Or morning tea. Or afternoon tea. Or whenever you can secure that elusive reservation. Our hot tip: Book early, and take what you can get. The boys and I couldn’t resist taking our Gnome to […]
Lincoln Road Playground. Updated 2018. The best thing at this playground is the Water Squirting Frogs. What fun to skip and swirl through the Lincoln Playground water play area to dodge their mischievous sprays and sprinklers. But those frogs couldn’t catch us on our visit. Our adventures happened on a day where there was an […]
Eloise and the Plaza Store. Updated 2018. One of the first things on my New York bucket list was to visit the home of the mischievious and fanciful Eloise, the well-known book character famous for her residency in the Penthouse Suite at one of New York’s most expensive and exclusive hotels, the Plaza New York. […]
New York Pass. Updated 2018. Do not go to New York without buying a New York Pass. With the New York Pass in hand, you’ll never pay full price for entry at over 100 New York attractions- your pass lets you in for free! Using the New York Pass is the ULTIMATE sightseeing adventure in […]