Plan your trip to New York City, New York
Regional Population: 8,008,278
Elevation: 10 meters
Time Zone: America/New_York
Local Currency: USD
Nearby Airports: NYC, JFK, LGA, JRB, JRE, FLU, QNY, NWS, NES
New York City is its own world of things to see and do, for individuals and family travelers alike. Read here for our expert’s recommendations.
Learn how to get the most out of your New York City campus visit with a suggested itinerary to cover the major schools in the city, along with recommended attractions and restaurants.
Live like a New Yorker when you stay at family friendly neighborhood hotels that immerse you in the local scene.
Two great books for two distinct audiences: family travelers and those looking for off-the-beaten-path exploration.
A College Visit to a small-town, rural campus should focus on different factors than visiting a bustling city campus. Here’s what to know for both.
Find the greenest lodging with this round-up of eco-certified U.S. hotels that care about your well being and the planet.
Do as Agent 007 would and drive an Aston Martin, skydive sans parachute and sip Vesper martinis at London’s Dukes Hotel.
Best destinations for students or families for a memorable Spring Break getaway.
Celebrate Mother Nature at top Earth Day fetes and spring festivals around the world.
Show Dad how cool he is by sending him on an outdoor adventure or a guys’ golfing getaway with his buddies.
Try these wild, but safe, activities to satisfy the adrenaline junkies in your family.
Check out these St. Patrick’s Day parades and celebrations around the world to show your love for the Irish.
For those who like local, one-of-a-kind finds, here’s a list of the best boutique shopping cities in the U.S.
Start the holiday season with these fun top family activities including concerts for the kids, a train ride with Santa and chocolate-making demonstrations.
Communities pull out all the stops to celebrate the November holiday with family-oriented parades.
These marvelous museums help us understand our built environment—and its past, present and future.
Check out some of these spooky but fun fright fests taking place this Halloween season.
Explore everything from the evolution of the universe to 85 million-year-old dinosaur skeletons at exhibits offered at these natural history museums around the globe.
Check out these lesser-known New York sightseeing gems, from Manhattan’s last natural salt marsh and 18th century farmhouses to a remote Buddhist museum.
New Yorkers are some of the most discerning diners in the world. Same goes for New York City kids. Check out these family-friendly restaurants on your next trip to the Big Apple.
From traditional sightseeing boat tours to kayaking the Hudson River and visiting working docks in New York Harbor, see the city from a new vantage point.
Our NYC expert shares her favorite places in the city for some parent-child bonding while on vacation in the Big Apple.
Sharpen your Cupid’s arrow and take your sweetheart to one of these annual love events held around the world.
At some airports, you can bypass the fast-food feeding frenzy and enjoy a real meal at one of these 14 worthy eateries.
Hotels around the country are gearing up for the holidays with select Christmas-themed teas for the entire family.
From no-frills budget fare to a special meal to remember forever, TravelMuse’s editor shares her top picks for authentic and memorable New York City dining.
Summertime living is easy for families, with deals from the Big Island, to steamboat river tours, to New York City’s Flatotel.
This week’s discounts are at San Francisco hotels, a free night’s stay in Santorini, a museum package in New York and passes to North Carolina attractions.
Check out deals for art and family packages in New York, an African tour in Kenya, spa credits at Ritz-Carlton and affordable Tahiti for families.
It’s been four centuries since this Dutch explorer discovered the Hudson River. Check out the events slated for the year-long celebrations throughout New York State.
Walk for charity, pamper your American Girl, visit Vancouver and bring the whole crew for cheap to Ireland or Mexico.
This week's specials range from an Orlando single-parent family deal to a package for the Beijing Olympics.
Despite its ongoing changes, no other place in the world can match the creative energy, vibrancy and diversity of New York City.