American Museum of Natural History

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American Museum of Natural History was founded in 1869, it’s one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions.  People come from all over the world to visit the Museum.  It is gigantic; it covers four city blocks between 77th and 81st on Central Park West and Columbus Avenue.  You can get lost in this place, but have no fear because wherever... Read More

Hudson River Park

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So many amazing things can be said about Hudson River Park, let’s start with it’s the largest park that has been built since Central Park.  The park is 550 acres ranging from 59th Street south to Battery Park of Manhattan.  People love to walk, run and bike along the Hudson River looking over into New Jersey.  The sunsets are spectacular and are for all to enjoy.  The park... Read More

FAO Schwarz

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FAO Schwarz, the most famous toy store in New York City and quite possibly the world, has been known as second home to Santa and his elves since first opening their doors in 1876.  After trying a few different locations they finally settled into their current famed flagship location at 5th Ave and 59th street in 1986.  It has been a major year round tourist destination and the... Read More

Wollman Rink

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Skating at Wollman Rink in Central Park is a tremendous spirit lifting experience.  Hearing the skates glide across the ice with the wide open sky above is so exhilarating.  It’s a cross of some many special things; you have the Central Park South skyline, you get the feel of nature from the park, as well as the recreation of skating all in one, wow.  If you happen be... Read More

Gapstow Bridge

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The Gapstow Bridge is one of the most beautiful and romantic spots in all of Central Park.  Many movies scenes have been filmed here.  Known for its rustic stone structure, the bridge offers some of the best views in the park.  The Gapstow overlooks the Plaza Hotel, one of New York City’s most famous spots.  When you are standing on the bridge you get the feeling that you... Read More

The Pond, Autumn

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The East 62nd Street entrance to Central Park is home to The Pond. Located steps away from The Plaza Hotel, Grand Army Plaza and the 5th Ave Apple Store, this entrance offers a quick escape from the hectic rush of the holiday shopping season.  If you’re visiting NYC you’ll probably already have your camera in hand and you’ll be glad you do.  If you’re... Read More

Model Boat Pond, Autumn

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Conservatory Water is the home of the remote control sailboats, and also known as the “Model Boat Pond”.  Conservatory Water offers spectacular views of the fall foliage all around the Pond.  In the reflecting water of the Model Boat Pond you can see beautiful and picturesque colorful fall foliage, as well as Upper East Side buildings. Bird watchers folk to this... Read More

Statute of Liberty

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Statute of Liberty was a gift from france to the United States to symbolize the spirit of freedom. The Statue of Liberty is on a 12-acre Island, which is owned by the Federal Government. The observation platform offers amazing views of New York City and the Harbor. It was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924.  Nearby Tourist Attractions:... Read More

Times Square

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Times Square, Bright lights, Big City has defined this monumental location for so many decades now.  It’s among the top most traveled spot in the world, possibly number 1.  Its in the heart of the Theatre District, stretching along broadway from 42nd to 48th Street and on Broadway and Seventh Avenue. Times Square hosts the ball drop each year to break in the New Year at one... Read More

M&M’s World in Times Square

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M&M’s World in Times Square is New York City’s largest candy store, with 25,000 square feet, three-story space devoted to anything related to M&M’s-themed merchandise, such as T-shirts, kitchenware, glassware, clothing, bedding, jewelry, photo frames, souvenirs, basically everything you can imagine. They also provide a variety selection of M&M’s... Read More

HERSHEY’S Times Square

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HERSHEY’S Times Square is an all American Chocolate Company. The store offers tins and jars loaded with HERSHEY’S chocolates, collectible HERSHEY’S souvenirs, HERSHEY’S clothing and toys. The back of the store has a feel of a chocolate factory and the outside of the HERSHEY’S store you will find a very unique fixture that’s worth seeing. Nearby Tourist Attractions:... Read More

Jane’s Carousel

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Jane’s Carousel opened to the public on September 16th in Brooklyn Bridge Park at the Empire Fulton Ferry. The Carousel is named after Jane Walentas, wife of DUMBO developer David Walentas, who bought the old carousel for $385,000 in 1984 from an auction. The Carousel was restored, donated to the city and is now housed in a spectacular Pavilion designed by Pritzker Prize... Read More

South Street Seaport

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South Street Seaport is a historic district in Lower Manhattan near the Brooklyn Bridge and the Wall Street area. This area features 19th century architecture skyscrapers and renovated sailing ships, along with a former Fulton Fish Market. The Seaport and Pier 17 includes a Shopping Mall with Restuarants by the Waterfront with specatcular views of the New York Harbor and the Brooklyn... Read More

Skyscraper Museum

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The Museum features the history and development of skyscraper construction and designs of tall buildings. New Yorkers and visitors can learn about the modern architecture, and detail information on high-rise buildings relating to technology, real estate investments, and places of business and residence. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery... Read More

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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Ellis Island Immigration Museum tells a powerful story of American’s immigrants experience through photos, interactive exhibits, walking tours and movies revealing the hardships and challenges faced by immigrants passing through Ellis Island. Twelve million immigrants arrived at Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Staten Island Ferry, Battery... Read More

Brooklyn Bridge

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Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most incredible landmarks in all of New York. The Bridge connects Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River.  It was built between 1869 and 1883 – its 5,989 feet long, about 1.13 miles. Due to its two masonry towers standing 276 feet tall, they were at that time making some of tallest landmarks in New York.  In 1964, the Brooklyn Bridge had... Read More

Empire State Building

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Come see New York City from the top of the Empire State Building, the most famous office building in the world. The Empire State Building offers spectacular 360-degree panoramic views for Manhattan and beyond the Observatory Deck on the 86th and 102nd floor. To learn more about the Empire State Building Click Here. Dogs are not allowed at the Empire State Building, but Sammy... Read More

Swedish Cottage

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The Marionette Theater at the Swedish Cottage is one of the most captivating and memorable experiences a child can have in Central Park.  The Swedish Cottage transported from Europe to the U.S. in 1876 by the Swedish government as a Sweden’s exhibit at the Centennial Exposition, held in 1876 in Philadelphia. In 1877, Frederick Law Olmsted moved the cottage to New York City... Read More

Central Park Zoo

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Central Park Zoo has many exotic creatures and different habitats, as well as exhibits. Animals include, Snow Leopard, Polar Bear, California Sea Lion, Snow Monkey, Indian Peafowl, and much more. Click Here for details. Delacorte Musical Clock between the Wildlife Center and Central Park Zoo. Location: East Side between 63rd and 66th Street.  Read More

Loeb Boathouse

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Loeb Boathouse is located in the heart of Central Park, over looking the Lake, and steps away from Bethesda Terrace, Conservatory Water and the Ramble. You can rent a rowboat, bike or take a gondola ride, as well as have a romantic lunch or dinner at the famous Boathouse Restaurant. Boat and Bike Rentals – Details “Rowboat Rental Weather Permitting 10:00 AM TILL... Read More

Intrepid Museum

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The Intrepid Museum is a military and maritime history museum of Sea-Air-Space with a collection of museum ships in New York City.  For more details Interpid Museum Fun place for kids Location: Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave      Read More

American Girl Place

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American Girl Place is in the heart of Manhattan on 5th Avenue with about 43,000-square-feet. This giant magical place for little girls is full of dolls, an adorable Cafe, Doll Hair Salon, Bookstore, Photo Studio, and a Theater.  Your little girl will love it! Plan your visit to the American Girl Place New York. Sammy with coconut Doll Hair Salon Enjoy either Brunch, Lunch... Read More

Carousel

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The famous old-fashion Carousel in Central Park is a hidden treasure for children of all ages. This current carousel has been in central park since 1951, but has been restored since then.  The first original carousel was placed in central park in 1871.  The next two Carousels were destroyed by fire in 1924 and in 1950. Details: $2 for a 3 and a half minute ride. Open daily April–November,... Read More

Lego Store in Rockefeller Center

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The Lego Store in Rockefeller Center has become a tourist attraction for children.  This toy store is in a great landmark and a treat for both New York residents and visitors - A popular kid and pet friendly NYC attraction. Right behind Sammy is a mini version of Rockefeller Center made out of legos. Location: 620 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10020    Read More

FAO Schwarz

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FAO Schwarz is the most famous toy store in New York City, and one of the most famous in the world.  This famous toy store is a treat for New York residents and visitors - A popular kid and pet friendly NYC attraction for almost 150 years Sammy on the giant piano keys – Remember the walking piano featured in the romantic comedy “Big”? The Muppet Whatnot Workshop... Read More

Conservatory Water

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Conservatory Water is known as the Model Boat Pond and its incredibly beautiful and picturesque, with its pool of reflecting water, as well as curving benches running along the path that surrounds the entire pool of water.  Inspired by the model boat ponds of late 19th century Paris, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux created a place where children and adults can enjoy the... Read More