Editor's Picks

Just Opened! Recess Play & Learning Space

Parents rejoice! This fresh spot offers both drop-in and membership play — plus classes, parties and more!

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Take it To Go: 9 Food Trucks The Kids (and You) Will Love

Stalk these mobile eateries in the flesh or on Twitter, so you can sample their offerings, stat!

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Head to Morey’s Piers for Sun & Fun on the Jersey Shore

No Snookis here! Head to this seaside spot for a family-friendly escape!

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Don’t Be Late! The Morgan Celebrates 150 Years of Alice

Go down the rabbit hole at this exhibit dedicated to Wonderland, its creator and the girl who inspired the enduring tale.

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12 Great Reasons to Visit Coney Island This Summer

The seaside spot is more happening than ever with new rides, a street art show, a burger palace with a roof deck and more. (Plus, all the old favorites.) Bust a move to Brighton!

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Ripe for the Pickin': U-Pick Blueberry Farms Near NYC

Whether you want organic berries, a petting zoo, fresh ice cream or the world’s largest garden gnome…we’ve got a local spot for you!

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Near & Bar: Visit Hershey for a Family-Friendly Vacay Close to NYC

You don’t need to head to Disney for rides, waterfun and relaxation. “The Sweetest Place on Earth” is just three hours away!

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Just Opened! NYC’s Oldest Bridge Is Now Its Newest Park

Closed since the 70s, this elevated uptown spot — which was once illegal to cross — is back in a big way!

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25 Ways to Have a Blast With Kids in the Hamptons

Headed to the Hamptons this summer? Our guide has more than two dozen ways you and the family can have fun, from the top beaches, to the coolest museums to where to find the best pizza and burgers out east.

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For Tasty Italian and People-Watching: Giovanni Rana

Summer Grubbin': 8 Kid-Friendly Restaurants With Prime Outdoor Seats

Can’t take the heat? Get out of the kitchen and into one of these open air spots for a fun family meal!

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Greek Out!: Exploring Mythology With Kids in NYC

Have your kids gone gaga for the gods? Here’s where to find divine beings throughout the city!

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Just (Re) Opened!: LuLu’s Then & Now is Bigger & Better

The new location of the chic-on-the-cheap store for kids has more room and more stock — plus a toy boutique and drop-in play space!

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Short & Sweet: 8 U-Pick Cherry Orchards Near NYC

Get ’em before they’re gone! Here’s where to fill your bags and buckets and get some fresh country air while you’re at it.

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Just Opened!: BBG’s New (and Amazing) Discovery Garden

Get growing, learning and exploring at this bigger and better spot for kids to dig in to nature!

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Water Worlds: 18 Splash Parks to Beat the Heat

Back of everybody’s neck feeling dirty and gritty? That’s summer in the city. But so is rocking it at one of these super cool spots!

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