Spring Break is a great time for families to take a vacation or enjoy a day out. When it comes to families, parents can plan their itineraries on the east coast keeping in mind some of the region's popular attractions and family driven destinations. Here are several family friendly destinations to visit for Spring Break in New York and New Jersey.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave,
New York City, NY 10028-0198
Kids and families can explore the Met through an interactive map. Kids can explore the MetKids Time Machine to discover works of art over the time. Kids are given creative activities in art that they can try at home. They can watch behind the scenes videos featuring kids sharing about art.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Adventureland is a 12-acre theme park with over 25 rides to choose from. Kids can choose from water rides, rollercoasters, arcades and more. Kiddie rides include tea cup rides, caterpillar rides and a helicopter carousel.
The Victorian Gardens Amusement Park
Wollman Skating Rink in Central Park
New York, NY 10019
This amusement park is filled with a variety of exciting rides for kids and families to enjoy. Rides include a Kite Flyer, a set of swings, a hydro-racer, a rainbow wheel, a merri-go-round and more.
Six Flags Great Adventure
1 Six Flags Blvd
Kids and families can enjoy riding the Big Wheel, a 150 feet tall Ferris wheel. The Enchanted Tea Cup ride gives kids a chance to twist and spin with other tea cups. Visitors can jump in a go cart and experience the power of racing in the Great American Road Race
100 Pinedge Drive
West Berlin, NJ
Kids and families can enjoy the kid zone at Diggerland complete with mini trucks and motorized equipment to drive in select areas. Other fun activities include tube slides, barrel trains and exciting arcade games. Exhibits on site include a dwarf goat exhibit.