Summer in the city is yes! very hot, but it’s also a great playground for children. There are countless places to take them. I like to combine my son’s summer with a scheduled camps with a bit of fun. Here are some fun places I like to take my son in the summer:
Central Park– choose a playground to go to, they are all great, then take your child over to Alice’s Teacup. They will have a blast.
Union Square Playground– It has a very modern layout and it’s gated, so the layout is very convenient.
Museum of Natural History– You can spend the entire day there. Take your own lunch or go to Shake Shack across the street.
Brooklyn Bridge Park– They have a playground, a pool, and a picnic area, not to mention the best ice cream shop and pizza! Check out Lombardi’s and Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens- They are free every Tuesday
Brooklyn Children’s Museum– It’s a wonderful space and they layout is very easy to watch the kids while they play and discover.
Prospect Park– Zucker Natural Exploration Area- This is a hidden gem in the park. Children climb through hollow trees and pump water.