The Best Things To Do In New York Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Things To Do & Days Out In New York

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 296 fun things to do in New York for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and parks and playgrounds.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 213 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right New York day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in New York with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

  1. Kids with horse at Murton Equestrian Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Murton Equestrian Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Horse Riding and StablesHorse Riding and Stables

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 0.4 miles from New York
  2. Outside view of Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields

    Stephenson Railway Museum

    North Shields

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 0.7 miles from New York
  3. ODEON Cinema room

    ODEON Silverlink

    Wallsend

    Cinemas and TheatresCinemas and Theatres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 0.9 miles from New York
  4. Outside view of Fuzzy Ed's at the Harvester in North Shields

    Fuzzy Ed's at the Harvester

    North Shields

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 1.2 miles from New York
  5. Mr Mulligan's Newcastle Kids Eat Free

    Mr Mulligan's Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Crazy GolfCrazy Golf

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 6.4 miles from New York
  6. 'Blackout disco' night at Whitley Bay Ice Rink

    Whitley Bay Ice Rink

    Whitley Bay

    Ice Skating and RollerskatingIce Skating and Rollerskating

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 1.6 miles from New York
  7. Crafts at Pots and Pancakes in North Shields

    Pots and Pancakes

    North Shields

    Pottery Centres and Ceramic CafesPottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 1.9 miles from New York
  8. Party room at KiKis Kabin in North Shields

    KiKis Kabin

    North Shields

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 1.9 miles from New York
  9. Kids in costumes at The Splat Centre in Whitley Bay

    The Splat Centre

    Whitley Bay

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 2 miles from New York
  10. Boy and girl dressed at Pirates on Crab & Compass : Whitley Whale Coastal Trail

    Crab & Compass : Whitley Whale Coastal Trail

    Whitley Bay

    BeachesBeaches

    Suitable for 4-8 Outdoor 2.1 miles from New York
  11. Littley Bay - Little Town of Play

    Littley Bay - Little Town of Play

    Whitley Bay

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 2.1 miles from New York
  12. Tynemouth Aquarium

    Tynemouth Aquarium

    Tynemouth

    AquariumsAquariums

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 2.2 miles from New York
  13. Clear day at Longsands Beach in Tynemouth

    Longsands Beach

    Tynemouth

    BeachesBeaches

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 2.2 miles from New York
  14. Boy in a ball pit

    Inflata Nation Inflatable Theme Park Newcastle

    North Shields

    Activity CentresActivity Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 2.3 miles from New York
  15. Stuffed animals at The Whitley Bay Treehouse

    The Whitley Bay Treehouse

    Whitley Bay

    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor and Soft Play Areas

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 2.3 miles from New York
  16. Bowling alleys at MFA Bowl North Shields

    MFA Bowl North Shields

    North Shields

    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen Pin Bowling Alleys

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 2.3 miles from New York
  17. Mum and toddler in swimming pool at Wet n Wild in North Shields

    Wet N Wild

    North Shields

    Water ParksWater Parks

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 2.3 miles from New York
  18. Kids on Treasure Hunt Trail Top pick

    Tynemouth Treasure Trail

    Tynemouth

    Tours and River CruisesTours and River Cruises

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 2.4 miles from New York
  19. Floats on water of Waves Leisure Centre in Whitley Bay

    Waves Leisure Centre

    Whitley Bay

    Swimming Pools and Leisure CentresSwimming Pools and Leisure Centres

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 2.5 miles from New York
  20. Entrance to Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

    Arbeia Roman Fort

    South Shields

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 2.6 miles from New York