New York City

Tips and reviews on luxury hotels and things to do in with kids in New York City.
Lotte New York Palace, a Midtown Manhattan luxury hotel

A review of our stay at The Towers at Lotte New York Palace, a New York City luxury hotel, that is actually two hotels in one. We go over rooms, dining, what you need to know.

The beach and rides at Coney Island in New York

Things to do in Coney Island, New York including what to eat, amusement park rides, a neat little museum, the beach and more.

What to know about the New York City Pass

Can the New York Pass save you money while NYC sightseeing? Probably, and you can skip the line at some popular attractions.

Go ice skating in winter at Rockefeller Center in New York City with kids

This eclectic list of things to do in New York City with kids is what makes it one of my 7-year-old daughter’s favorite destinations.

Lunch at American Girl Cafe in New York City

Looking for things to do with kids in New York City? Thrill your little girl with lunch at American Girl Cafe on 5th Avenue (they have wine, too).

See why Mandarin Oriental New York is he nicest hotel in the city.

A review of our stay at the chic Mandarin Oriental, New York which is one of the best luxury hotels in the city and surprisingly family-friendly.

Matilda the Musical is at the Shubert Theater in Times Square

Matilda the Musical is a must-see show in New York City with kids, especially. Here’s what we thought of the seats we booked and more.

Gramercy Park Hotel patio design

A very clever way to spruce up an otherwise industrial-looking space.

metropolitan museum of art with kids

Entice young kids into the Met by giving them a tour based on the Olivia the Pig book.

Tea at American Girl Place New York City

The food, drinks and overall experience at American Girl Place New York is worth the $20.