Tours in New York State with kids

“Please, sir, can I have some tours?”

Why, of course you can! Tours are the ultimate way for the family to experience a city or attraction, and in New York State there are certainly lots to choose from! 

Why not take the family on a city tour? It’s a great way to not only see the The Empire State , but a great way for kids to LEARN about the area too! You can never have too many fun facts to tell friends!

Why not take a nature tour? There are plenty of places to go with kids in and around New York State, with some spectacular wildlife and wilderness to explore and experience. You might be surprised how quickly the scenery changes!

A tour that can take you back in time? Sounds exciting! Historical tours are always a great experience with children, because they can use their imagination as they recount incredible and iconic events that happened right where they are standing!

Wildlife tours, ghost tours, food tours…see another side of New York State!

May the tours be with you!

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  • New York Talks and Walks

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    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 ...

  • United Nations

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    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 ...

  • Circle Line Cruises

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    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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    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 ...

  • Radio City Music Hall Tour

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    Manhattan

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

  • NBC Experience Store and Studio Tour

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    Manhattan

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

  • Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour

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    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!

  • On Location Tours

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    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.

  • Bike and Roll NYC

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    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!

  • Tall Pines River Adventures

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    Bainbridge

    Family fun adventures on the Unadilla & Susquehanna Rivers for you perfect outdoor adventure! Canoes, kayaks, nature, fun, even camping - what a great New York State family day out!

  • Bike Rental Central Park

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    New York

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

  • Niagara Power Project Power Vista

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    Lewiston

    FREE self guided tours with loads of hands on educational fun learning about power, exciting demonstrations and workshops, plus visit the observation deck 350 feet above the Niagara River!

  • Rainbow Air Helicopter Tours

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    Niagara Falls

    Super fun helicopter tours of Niagara and Horseshoe Falls with amazing views!

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  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab

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    Manhattan

    The Sony Wonder Technology Lab (SWTL) is a FREE four-story, interactive technology and entertainment museum for all ages. Located in mid-town Manhattan, SWTL inspires creativity in a high-quality, ...

  • Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum

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    West Side

    The Intrepid's permanent flight deck exhibits include an A-12 Blackbird, an F-14 Super Tomcat, a British Scimitar, a French Entendard and a Polish MiG-21 among other many other fixed-wing aircraft ...

  • American Museum of Natural History

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    Manhattan

    An amazing New York museum with 45 permanent exhibition halls including Dinosaur Halls, Hall of Ocean Life, and the Hall of Human Origins, as wel as hands-on fun for kids

  • Children's Museum of the East End

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    Bridgehampton

    A fun and interactive museum showcasing what makes the East End special, with emphasis on those who call it home! Great learning experience for kids in New York!

  • Childrens Museum of Manhattan

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    Manhattan

    CMOM inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through the arts, literacy, media & communications, science & the environment and early childhood ...

  • Explore and More Children's Museum

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    East Aurora

    Spark your kids' creativity, curiosity, and imagination at the region's only museum designed just for children. With cool hands-on activities, your kids can explore the world, learn about building, ...

  • National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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    Cooperstown

    As they enter the Museum, kids under 12 can choose to participate in one of two Discovery Tours, which are self-guided educational scavenger hunts. The answers can be found throughout the Museum, and ...

  • Museum of the Earth

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    Ithaca

    With particular emphasis on New York State and the Northeast United States, the Museum of the Earth explores the history of the Earth and its life through the lens of geology and paleontology, ...

  • House of Frankenstein Wax Museum

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    Lake George

    Be warned the House of Frankenstein is not just another Wax Museum. No indeed. When you walk the steps of the haunted stairs you are on your own. Don't turn back, there is no turning back, you must ...

  • Staten Island Childrens Museum

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    Staten Island

    The Staten Island Children's Museum appeals to the intrepid explorer in every child. Interactive exhibitions and creative workshops offer plenty of opportunities for hands-on, first hand experiences ...

  • Museum of the City of New York

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    Manhattan

    The exhibits have just about everything you ever wanted to know about New York City and then some.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Manhattan

    With a permanent collection of over 2 million works of art, you know this New York City museum is a great journey into the wonderful world of art!

  • Guggenheim Museum

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    Manhatten

    The iconic site of many celebrated special exhibitions, with smaller galleries devoted permanently to the Guggenheim's renowned collection, which ranges from Impressionism through contemporary art.

  • Staten Island Museum

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    Staten Island

    Visitors can embark on a voyage through time in the Staten Island Ferry exhibit, get close to exotic insects, see rocks glow in the dark along with oddities in the Hall of Natural Sciences and ...

  • Queens County Farm Museum

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    Floral Park

    The Queens County Farm Museum's history dates back to 1697; it occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and is the only working historical farm in the City. The farm ...

  • The New York City Police Museum

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    Manhattan

    The Police Museum gives visitors an insider's look at the history and traditions of the largest police force in the country. Kids can test out sirens used in an NYPD patrol car, take their friend's ...

  • Childrens Museum of the Arts

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    New York City

    Kids can be inspired at this fascinating children's museum of the arts in New York City, with art exhibitions, workshops and camps.

  • Long Island Childrens Museum

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    Garden City

    Long Island Childrens Museum is a hands-on museum for kids and their grown-ups.

  • New York Transit Museum

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    Brooklyn

    The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier ...

  • The Jewish Museum

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    New York City

    Widely admired for its exhibitions and collections that inspire people of all backgrounds, The Jewish Museum is one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to exploring the intersection of ...

  • ArtXplorers

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    NYC

    A creative, unique and interactive way for kids to enjoy and learn about art around New York City.

  • Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art

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    An art museum with a difference. Spend the day reading comics and looking at cartoons in this fun New York museum with a range of fascinating exhibits