NYC Ferry

Travel by state-of-the-art ferry to stops in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island along the East River and Hudson River.

Indoor and outdoor seating. Charging stations, concessions, AC/heat and stroller parking available onboard.

Travel time varies, from 20 to 60 minutes. Ferry frequency differs by stop; see the online schedules.

Some family-friendly…

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Roosevelt Island Tramway

Cross the East River in the most modern aerial tramway in the world, running every 7-15 minutes from 60th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan to Tramway Plaza on Roosevelt Island.

Passengers must exit the tram at each stop (either Manhattan bound or Roosevelt Island bound) and pay again to return to the other side.

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 Summit One Vanderbilt

Closed through Feb 1

Visit the highest viewing point in midtown Manhattan at am immersive observatory experience featuring multiple unique experiences.

Experience a trippy mix of transparency and reflectivity in mirrored observatory ‘Air,’  an immersive art experience designed by Kenzo Digital. Sort of like an infinity room with cityscapes. See yourself above the clouds –…

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 St. Patrick’s Day at Summit One Vanderbilt

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the highest viewing point in midtown Manhattan. Look around green-lit mirrored observatory for hiding shamrocks. Spot one to win a prize like Lucky Charm cookies and private access SUMMIT passes.The mirrored observatory. The sky-high cafe will be serving up Green Beer, Shepherd’s Pie, Guinness Brownies, and Leprechaun Cookies.

Bring sunglasses;…

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Gantry Plaza State Park/Hunter’s Point Park South

Visit two Long Island City playgrounds within walking distance of each other set in a large riverside oasis with spectacular Manhattan views.

Lots of places to climb and spin (and splash in the summer) at the playground at Gantry Plaza State Park with a cushioned rainbow floor and groovy design. Stroll along the park’s four…

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Met Roof Garden

Take in stunning views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline from the roof of the Met. Logistics prevented this year’s installation dues, but it is a still a lovely spot for fresh air and snacks. Purchase fancy popcorn, nuts, chips, prosciutto skewers and more plus fruity adults beverages from the rooftop cafe  – or…

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