Travel with children

For youngsters, there are plenty of attractions of special appeal which will also fascinate accompanying grown-ups. Everyone enjoys a post-concert tour backstage at Radio City Hall, or finding out ho...

Moving around New York

Frankly, Manhattan’s transportation systems are a marvel. It’s simply miraculous that so many people can gather on this little island and move around it. For the most part, you can get where you’re g...

Staten Island

Staten Island may be the least visited of the city’s boroughs, but for those seeking quiet refuge of sights off the beaten track it is certainly worth a visit. There is a zoo, a restoration project, ...

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

A reproduced Buddhist monastery, situated on a steep hillside, houses the western hemisphere’s biggest collection of Tibetan art works, musical instruments, ornaments, costumes, bronze images and rit...

Green Belt

A 1000ha expanse of swamp and freshwater ponds formed by an Ice Age glacier, with woodlands, grassland and wetlands, and trails to follow. Animals and birds in their natural habitats. Amenities inclu...

Richmondtown Restoration

The historic museum, Richmondtown Restoration, traces 300 years of Staten Island life. Toys, furniture, tools, china and other domestic and agricultural items of past centuries are exhibited, with a ...

Battery Park and Castle Clinton

The green esplanade overlooks New York Harbor, Staten Island, Liberty Island and Governor’s Island. Established in 1870 from 22 acres (9ha) of landfill, it is named after the battery of cannons which...