The sun is shining, making it the perfect time to get out of NYC for an awesome weekend! Check out Luna Park rides, go on a hiking trail, and listen to the participating podcasts.
Looking for more fun activities in the spring? Check out our List of NYC Spring Bucket!
Your Amazing New York Kids Weekend: May 14-16
Luna Park on Coney Island | Details
It wouldn’t be spring without Coney Island, and luckily for us, Governor Cuomo announced that amusement parks could open at 33% capacity starting April 9th! Temperature checks and pre-purchased tickets will definitely have an impact, so make sure you check in as early as possible. Have you ever missed Deno’s Wonder Wheel and Luna Park as much as we did? Afterwards go for a day of fun and games on Coney Island.
In and Near NYC | 1-3 miles | Details
With the return of Spring, it may be time to take advantage of the many changing weather and checkout some of New York’s quick hiking trails. So travel with your family on these quick and friendly walking routes that range from 1-3 miles. Check out our full list at quick, kid friendly walking trails!
2900 southern Boulevard | April 10-Oct 31 | Details
The New York Botanical Gardens is opening a new exhibit honoring the renowned artwork of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama whose connection to nature has created beautiful pieces. You can enjoy the indoor and outdoor aspects of the gardens while connecting with the natural world around you. Your kids will be absorbed in different colorful shapes and designs from this incredible artist, and this is one of the limited spring pop ups you won’t forget. You can read more about the exhibit in our article, The Good New Kusama Exhibit opens in New York
It’s time for our children to start graduating from a pandemic year of schooling and the joy of being a child. Whether visiting the park daily or going to summer camp, keeping them involved is always a big part of avoiding the school slide. Books, visits to NYC museums and libraries, and apps are a way to keep our kids interested and learning. Good luck to others strange podcasts keep the kids learning and, most importantly, get involved!
As the weather warms up, it’s important to enjoy outdoor activities like the mini golf course with your kids to keep them outdoors and active. Mini golf is a great experience that can be enjoyed by people of any age and any skill level. This courseS a great time for fun with your whole family to connect and spend time together while having a fun time.
Entire city | Details
Spring is here, and at the same time you may want to explore the New York gardens to see the spring flowers. Take some time to smell the roses. Some of them are New York tree symbols and some are hidden gems, but each of them is sure to amaze you and your family.