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Explore three levels filled with innovation and inspiration at One World Observatory, located in the top three floors of One World Trade Center Schedule:  May 5, 2017 – Sept 4, 2017 9:00am – 10:00pm ( last entry 9:15pm)  Sept 5, 2017 – Dec 21, 2017 9:00am – 8:00pm (last entry 7:15pm)
Prices Contact & Location
0-5 y.o. $0; 6-12 y.o. $28; 13-64 y.o. $34; 65+ y.o. $32. 285 Fulton St, New York, NY 10007 (844) 696-1776 https://oneworldobservatory.com/
Located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, 86th and 102nd floor observatories provide unforgettable 360° views of New York City and beyond.  Schedule:  Year round 8AM to 2AM, last elevator 1:15am 
Prices Contact & Location
0-5 y.o. $0; 6-12 y.o. $27; 13-62 y.o. $34; 62+ y.o. $31 350 5th Ave, New York, NY 100118 https://www.esbnyc.com/

 

The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886.  Schedule:  Open every day, except December 25 8:30 first ferry from Mainland (9:30 in the winter); 3:30 last ferry from Mainland; 5pm last ferry from the Liberty Island.
Prices Contact & Location
0-4 y.o. $0; 5-12 y.o. $9; 13-61 y.o. $18.50; 62+ y.o. $14. Ferries depart from the Battery Park in Manhattan. https://www.statuecruises.com/#/

 

The Museum of Modern Art and Design is committed to sharing the most thought-provoking modern and contemporary art. Schedule: Mon, Tue, Wed 10:30am-5:30pm; Thur - Sat 10:30 - 9pm;   4. Admission to the Museum of Modern Art is free for all visitors
every Friday evening, 4:00–8:00 p.m. (and until 9:00 p.m.
July 1–September 2), during UNIQLO Free Friday Nights.
Prices Contact & Location
Children 16 and under $0; 16+ $25; 65+ $18; Students (full time) $14. 11 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 www.moma.org

5. 9/11 MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

The 9/11 Memorial Museum serves as the country's principal institution concerned with exploring the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring 9/11's continuing significance.
Schedule:  Sun - Thu, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., last entry at 6 p.m. Fri and Sat, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., last entry at 7 p.m.
Prices  
  • 0-6 $0;  
  • 7-17 $15;  
  • Adults $24; 
  • 65+ $18;
  • US Veterans $18; 
  • US College Students $18; 
  •  Tuesday 5pm (last admission at 6pm) Free;
  •  9/11 Family members, Active/Retired U.S. Military $0; 
  • 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Workers 0 with registration.
  • FDNY/NYPD/PAPD $12 with ID
 
Contact & Location: 180 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007   https://www.911memorial.org/museum (212) 312-8800
  • Walk along the High Line Park 
  • Visit free Chelsea Art Galleries
  • See Bushwick street art
  • Shop at the Oculus
  • Walk through the Chelsea Market 
  • Relax at the Conservatory Gardens 
  • Stroll under the bridges in DUMBO 
  • Explore the nature in the Bronx Botanical Garden 
  • Have fun at the Governor's Island 
  • Learn in the Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design 
  • Horse and Carriage ride in Central Park 
  • Picnic in Central Park 
  • Ice skating in Bryant Park 
  • Helicopter Ride 
  • Walk the Brooklyn Bridge 
  • Go to a live TV show taping
  • City Acres Conveniently located in the heart of Wall Street, 70 Pine fuses the abundance of City Acres Market with the curation of a food hall. It’s a one-stop shop, where you can pick up lunch (dine in or carry out) and stock up groceries. Open:  Monday – Sunday 7:00 am – 12:00 am; Address: 70 Pine street, NY 10005, Manhattan
  • Urbanspace Vanderbilt. A stone’s throw away from Grand Central Terminal, Urbanspace Vanderbilt brings over 20 artisanal and chef-driven food concepts to the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Open 6:30 am - 9pm, Sat - Sun 9am - 5pm; Address: East 45th & Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY 10169
  • Hudson Eats. Large, modern food court with a variety of popular, counter-serve eateries, plus river views close to the World Trade Center. Take the escalator to the upper level of the Brookfield Place (Winter Garden). Open: 7am - 9pm, Sunday 11am - 7pm; Address: Brookfield Place, 200 Vesey St, New York, NY 10080
  • Eataly NYC Flatiron a vibrant Italian marketplace near the Flatiron Building that features an array of cafes, counters, restaurants, and a cooking school. Eat, shop, and learn. Open 9am - 11pm; Address: 200 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010
  • Gotham West Market
  • The Plaza Food Hall
  • City Kitchen
  • Chelsea Market
  • Union Fare
  • The Pennsy
  • Le district
  • Gansevoort Market
  • Grand Central Terminal Dining Concourse
  • Industry City Food Hall
  • Zabar's
  • Dean and Deluca
  • Essex Street Market
  • Di Fara
  • Patsy's Pizzeria 
  • Joe's Pizza 
  • Roberta's 
  • Juliana's 
  • Blue Hill $$$$
  • ABC Kitchen $$$
  • Union Square Cafe $$$
  • Rosemary's $$
  • Forager's Table $$$
  • Market table $$$
  • The Marshal
  • Take a class at the Surfset Fitness. The world's first total-body surf trainer, designed to simulate the physical demands of surfing without the ocean.
  • Take a hip-hop inspired yoga class at Y7. You’ll flow along to the latest beats. There are no mirrors in the candle-lit studios. The darkness, the sounds, and the heat will take you to a place you’ve never been before. 
  • Workout on water at Tmlp Gym's "Holy Water" class.
  • Run NYC marathon.
  • Push a weighted puck down a court with broom-shaped paddles at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club.
  • Experience the joy of flying through the air at Trapeze School.
  • Swedish Cottage 
  • American Girl 
  • Chelsea Piers 
  • Central Park Zoo 
  • Coney Island 
  • Hecksher playground
  • Museum of Math 
  • American Museum of Natural History 
  • New York Hall of Science 
  • Dylan's Candy 
  • Economy Candy 
  • New Victory Theater 
  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular 
  • Sea Glass Carousel 
  • Jane's Carousel 
  • Ellis Island Immigration Museum 
  • the Statue of Liberty 
  • Bronx Zoo 
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space museum 
  • Brooklyn Children's museum
  • New York Botanical Garden 
  • Discovery Times Square
  • Ripley Believe it or not 
  • Madam Tussaud's Museum 
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park 
  • The Hills at the Governor's Island 
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • South Street Seaport 
  • Bounce! 
  • Buy them a new toy at The Kidding Around
  • Irish Hunger Memorial
  • The Arcenal
  • St. Lucks in the fields
  • Elevated Acre
  •  Atrium at the Ford Foundation
  • New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
  • Greenacre Park
  • La Plaza Cultural Community Garden