Transport Attractions in NEW YORK CITY with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Empire State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in New York City, New York State!

New York City has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in New York City

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo….off we go!

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  • Pole Position Raceway

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    (3 miles) Jersey City

    Home to an exhilarating indoor, electric go-karting multi-track experience for adults and children. Plus video and virtual games arcade.

  • Black River and Western Railroad

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    (47 miles) Flemington

    A great 70-minute steam / diesel powered train rides through rural Hunterdon County, a must for all those young train fans out there.

  • Sky River Helicopters

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    (52 miles) Pittstown

    Get the family flying with these fun helicopter tours over New Jersey! Tours, charters and flight school all ready for your family day out!

  • Railroad Museum Of New England

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    (82 miles) Thomaston

    The Naugatuck Railroad's scenic round trip excursions are an entertaining mix of relaxing river valley scenery and our rich transportation history. It’s an exciting and educational experience for ...

  • Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

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    (94 miles) Essex

    Steam train and riverboat adventures in Connecticut perfect for the whole family! Dinner train trips also

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  • Circle Line Cruises

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    (1 miles) Manhattan

    Experience the grandeur of New York in style with these cruise tours, with magnificent views of the world's best skyline and a close-up view of Lady Liberty.

  • Liberty Helicopters

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    (1 miles) Manhattan

    Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight while flying past the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and many more of New York City's most captivating sights. Fun for the whole family and ...

  • Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour

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    (2 miles) New York City

    A food-tastic tour through the streets of Brooklyn taking you to the city's best pizzerias! A food frenzie on your family day out in New York City!

  • Bike Rental Central Park

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    (2 miles) New York

    Explore Central Park in style with this bike rental company, offering rentals AND tours!

  • Bike and Roll NYC

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    (2 miles) New York City

    Tours and rentals to see New York City in style - and by bicycle! Great guided tours for those wanting to learn more about this great city!

  • New York Talks and Walks

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    (3 miles) NYC

    Provides a uniquely entertaining and educational site-seeing perspective on the Big Apple. Dr. Schoenberg and his entourage of NYC experts offer over 100 different tours including 7 specifically for ...

  • On Location Tours

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    (3 miles) New York City

    Go behind the scenes of your favorite tv shows and movies! This is a bus tour with plenty of outdoor stops, and even includes some tasty treats along the way.

  • United Nations

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    (3 miles) Manhattan

    Tour starts with a brief overview of the Organization and its structure, with the main part consisting of a visit to the primary council chambers. Multi media exhibits and photographic displays help ...

  • NBC Experience Store and Studio Tour

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    (3 miles) Manhattan

    Offers walking tours behind the scenes of NBC's New York studios and of New York's most recognizable landmark, Rockefeller Center.

  • Radio City Music Hall Tour

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    (3 miles) Manhattan

    Go behind the scenes at the largest indoor theater in the world, right in New York City!

  • Sheffield Island Lighthouse tour

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    (41 miles) Norwalk

    Just a short boat ride away is the beautiful lighthouse showcasing lift for a 19th century light keeper, as well as stunning scenery and curious wildlife!

  • Captains Cove Seaport

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    (52 miles) Bridgeport

    Since 1982, Captain’s Cove Seaport has grown from a vacant lot and a handful of slips to one of Connecticut’s premier tourist attractions and seaport complexes. Located on Historic Black Rock ...

  • The Crayola Factory

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    (63 miles) Easton

    Come to this fun-filled visitor center and create memories that last a lifetime. Ideal for families with children under 12 and has colorful activities to keep you busy for hours. Live demonstrations ...

  • Captain Bobs Thimble Island Tours

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    (76 miles) Stony Creek

    Since the 1950's generations of families have returned each summer to Stony Creek for a relaxing boat ride around the Thimble Islands. Whether it's your first ride or your umpteenth ride, each ride ...

  • Philly Duck Tour

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    (80 miles) Philadelphia

    The Philly Duck Tour the best way for families to tour Philadelphia, because they combine fun and music with history and sights. Adults and seniors will have just as much fun as kids, as the Captains ...

  • Philadelphia Trolley Works

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    (83 miles) Philly

    A great, fun, old fashioned way to see the beautiful city of Philadelphia and learn about its famous sights and attractions

  • Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour

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    (83 miles) Lakeville

    Take a charming trip through the factory and see the transition from ice block to centrepiece, often sculpted with chainsaws! Plus Natural Ice Harvest Museum.

  • Atlantic City Princess

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    (95 miles) Atlantic City

    Atlantic City's Premier Charter Boat the AC Princess Cruises is Atlantic City's finest public & private charter yacht. Sightseeing, daily cruises - or book our elegant boat for your own private party ...

  • Atlantic City Cruises

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    (96 miles) Atlantic City

    Have the chance to get up close and personal with locals. Daily Dolphin Watching Adventure. Your entire gang is welcome to join each and every day for a thrilling view of beautiful Atlantic ...

  • Riverside Park

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    (7 miles) Manhattan

    Riverside Park Fund nurtures Riverside Park’s well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. Founded in 1986 by a small group of community ...

  • Valley Falls State Park

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    (10 miles) Fairmont

    Once the site of a lumber and grist mill community, the scenic treasure of Valley Falls State Park is located only a short drive from Fairmont and Grafton. This 1,145 acre day use park hosts a ...

  • Branch Brook Park

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    (10 miles) Newark

    Explore the nation's FIRST county park, with historic guided tours, a roller rink, bike races, family days and festivals! It's so much more than a park in New Jersey!

  • Sprain Ridge Park

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    (21 miles) Yonkers

    The Park’s 278-acres include a swimming pool complex, arboretum and 2 picnic areas. The remainder of the park is heavily wooded with a variety of hiking and mountain bike trails fairly well spread ...

  • Greenburgh Nature Center

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    (23 miles) Scarsdale

    A relaxing and nature filled day out for the kids on this 33-acre nature preserve with trails, animals and indoor environmental education center.

  • Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge

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    (27 miles) Basking Ridge

    Nearly 8,000 acres of varied habitats where you can explore the beautiful scenery, and amazing wildlife.

  • Ringwood State Park

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    (32 miles) Ringwood

    Stunning gardens with multi use trails in New Jersey, plus swimming, boating, canoeing and fishing! Outdoor fun for the whole family

  • Hacklebarney State Park

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    (38 miles) Long Valley

    Over a hundred bird species and wildlife such as black bear, woodchuck, deer and fox live in the park, with hiking, fishing, and great New Jersey nature fun!

  • Wawayanda State Park

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    (40 miles) Hewitt

    A wonderland in winter and a restful backdrop for canoeists, boaters and fisherman year round in this New Jersey state park!

  • New Canaan Nature Center

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    (40 miles) New Canaan

    The New Canaan Nature Center is a not-for-profit environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.

  • Bear Mountain State Park

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    (41 miles) Tomkins Cove

    A great New York state park with hiking, biking, and ski trails. With a zoo, museum, ice skating and swimming, it makes for a very fun family day out!