Things to Do, If You Are Flying to New York With Your Kids

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New York is among the most visited cities in the world. The city is known for its spectacular architecture, blend of various ethnicities and flamboyant culture. If you are booking a flight to New York with your kids, there are endless activities and places you can take them to. Here are some of the attractions that kids would love to visit in New York:

Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum

The museum is one of the prime family attractions in New York. The military and maritime museum features an incredible collection of museum ships. Most popular exhibits are the submarine USS Growler, a supersonic reconnaissance plane Lockheed A-12 and a Concorde SST. US Army fans visit the museum especially to take a closer look at AH-1 Cobra, Bell 47 and UH-1 Iroquois. A Polish built   MiG-21, an Israeli IAI Kfir and an Italian Aermacchi MB-339 are few foreign aircrafts displayed in the museum. The museum also has an interactive hall called Exploreum that educates visitors about life on an aircraft carrier.

Children’s Museum of Arts

This is the only museum in New York that has exclusive exhibitions for kids under 10. In other words, if you are booking New York flights with your kids, the museum must be there on your itinerary. The museum educates kids on a variety of art forms. Children can learn several new things while playing. They can indulge in water colouring and finger painting. The museum also features a Ball Pond and Book Nook, where children’s can read classic kids’ stories.

Bronx Zoo

If you want your kids to learn about wildlife and establish a new relationship with nature, take them to Bronx Zoo. It covers an area of 265 acres and provides habitat to over 4000 animals of more than 650 species. There are also several species that are on the verge of extinction. African Plains is one of the main exhibits featuring lions, giraffes, African wild dogs and gazelles. Another worth mentioning attraction in the Zoo is the indoor tropical jungle also known as Jungle World. It is home to around 800 different animals and amphibians.

Central Park Zoo

The zoo is strategically located in the most famous park of the city i.e., Central Park. The small zoo opens all through the year; hence, no matter when you are booking flights to New York, you can always visit the zoo to take a look at the exotic animals. The zoo also features an indoor rainforest. The biggest attraction in the zoo is polar bears. While strolling around you will also come across snow leopards. There are only 7000 of these beautiful creatures left in the world so this may be one of your only chances to see them.

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