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Best of the Web: Children's Resources » People & Places » Places to Go
- Bronx Zoo
A History of Coney Island from PBS.
- Ellis Island Passenger Arrivals: American Family Immigration History Center
Go City Kids
A full listing of events for children, like plays, concerts, puppet shows, museum events and more. There are listings in all five boroughs of New York City (and other cities as well).
GoCityKids is the city guide and an event database that offers information on various activities for children of all ages through out the country including New York City and Staten Island.
Lots of New York City activities for children.
Greenbelt Conservancy Inc.
The Greenbelt Conservancy, founded in 1989, works with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to promote conservation and preservation of natural areas of Staten Island's 2800 acre Greenbelt.
I Love New York: NY State Kids Site
New York State history, travel fun, games, and more.
Learning Adventures in Citizenship: From New York to Your Town
This site is intended for grades four through eight. It is based on NEW YORK: A DOCUMENTARY FILM, by award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns. The site uses New York City as an example of how cities and communities across America developed into unique centers of commerce, politics, architecture, culture, and ethnicity.
- New York Aquarium
- New York City Bike Paths
- New York City Inline Skating Guide
New York City Parks
Find out what's happening at your local park.
New York Public Library: Bronx Branches
Click the map to find your local branch.
- New York Public Library: Manhattan Branches
- New York Public Library: Staten Island Branches
NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
The official site for New York City's Department of Parks & Recreation with links to recreation, sports facilities, city dog runs, nature tours, art exhibits, street tree information, upcoming events, and volunteering.
NYC Inline Skating Guide
Comprehensive information for devotees of inline skating in the New York area, including places to skate, clubs, events, pertinent laws, and much more.
NYC Kids Arts Online
Arts activities for children of all ages
Snug Harbor Cultural Center
Snug Harbor is a cultural center set within an 83-acre National Historic Landmark district containing the finest collection of Greek Revival buildings in the United States, plus Beaux Arts, Italianate and Victorian style architecture.
- Staten Island Ferry
- Staten Island Greenbelt
- Staten Island Zoo
- Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty
Provides information on tours, education programs, exhibits and the history of the monument.