Central Park Zoo, New York, New York

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5 Avenue a

New York, NY 10009

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(212) 439-6500

  • 5 mentions in Bronx Zoo vs. Central Park Zoo?

    • meryl h.

      meryl h. said, "...Bronx Zoo is amazing, and a whole day affair. Central Park Zoo is much smaller, but offers many other adventures. Rent bikes, walking tours, lots of rock formations for kids to play and climb on. tough choice...." See More

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "...The Central Park Zoo is much smaller. It is quaint and easier to visit if you are staying in Manhattan. The Bronx Zoois quite spectacular if you have not been to other big zoos in the country. If you have, you could skip..." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Bronx Zoo absolutely. Central Park Zoo is much smaller in comparison...." See More

    • Rona Z.

      Rona Z. said, "...Bronx Zoo is a place to see lots of animals. I'm not sure how you get there via public transportation. The Central Park Zoo isn't a great zoo, but the park is a great place for lots of entertainment for kids, including a..." See More

    • kristie l.

      kristie l. said, "...of it then I would recommend it but keep in mind travel time, heat and kids attention spans. I personally love Central Park Zoo. Its a great size and in the center of Central Park. You can see the whole zoo within..." See More

  • 4 mentions in What would kids like to do in NYC on a weekend trip?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Hi Julie! Probably visit Central Park Zoo and walk a bit into the many attractions for kids that Central Park West offers such as Central Park Carousel, Alice in Wonderland, Balto Statue, Belvedere Castle. You can borrow a discovery kit for an in-park..." See More

    • Latha Y.

      Latha Y. said, "... Central Park Zoo and American Museum of Natural History are good options..." See More

    • Megan B.

      Megan B. said, "...My daughter-who visited NYC at ages 7 and 8(last two summers)-LOVED Central Park Zoo, Build-A-Bear Workshop,The Hershey's Times Square, Washington Square Park in the evening, and the Broadway musical Matilda. There is also an enormous American Girl Cafe if your girls are..." See More

    • Jenn R.

      Jenn R. said, "...You can go to Central Park and visit the Central Park Zoo, walk around the park, visit the lakes inside the park or just play in there.There are a lot museums around the central park area. Times Square you can go to..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What to see in NYC with my parents and kids?

    • Jenn M.

      Jenn M. said, "...This depends on how long you are staying. This age bracket is perfect for American Museum of Natural History and Central Park Zoo Another wonderful museum for kids, little boys in particular is USS Intrepid - be sure to get the extra ticket..." See More

    • Pamela R.

      Pamela R. said, "...Natural History on UWS for kids. Lots of interactive and cool stuff to keep them occupied. In Central Park there's the Central Park Zoo and in the winter the Wollman Ice Skating Rink. In that neighborhood is also Children's Museum Of Manhattan. Chelsea..." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...famous scene from, "When Harry Met Sally" was filmed; but I don't suggest you show the boys that film, just yet! Central Park Zoo is fun ,as well as historic. The USS Intrepid is fun for kids of all ages. FAO Schwarz (now..." See More

  • 2 mentions in I'm traveling to New York City staying close to Time Square.

    • Lissa P.

      Lissa P. said, "...out the store windows of Bloomingdale's and Macy's on 5th Avenue. Make sure you walk into Central Park and visit the Central Park Zoo to see the polar bears and check out the Delacorte Clock (she may recognize it from "Madagascar.") A ride..." See More

    • Allan R.

      Allan R. said, "...The best bet is American Museum of Natural History. A great destination for the young. I would also recmmend Central Park Zoo, as well as the Bronx Zoo. The Bronx Zoo is one of the best zoos in the USA...." See More

  • 2 mentions in First time in the City -- highlights?

    • terry O.

      terry O. said, "...bunch of overpriced bad restaurants. 2. go to the Metropolitan Museum and after, walk south through Central Park, stopping at the Central Park Zoo zoo. Then step outside onto 5th Avenue and take a bus downtown (the M5). Get off in Greenwich Village..." See More

    • Rocio A.

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      Rocio A. said, "...start with a long walk inside Central Park West, acceding the park until you find The Mall, Bethesda Fountain, Strawberry Fields, Central Park Zoo, American Museum of Natural History, Bow Bridge, among other beautiful places. Take a moment to walk 5th Ave,..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Things To Do with Young Children

    • terry O.

      terry O. said, "...As a Manhattan mother of 3 kids (now grown up), definitely recommend the Central Park Zoo and its adjacent children's zoo. Also, 81 St - Museum of Natural History. Go to some nearby children's playgrounds where there's sand and water (depends where you're..." See More

    • Mireille P.

      Mireille P. said, "...Hi Heather, Times Square, Times Square, Madame Tussauds New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Central Park Zoo, Top of The Rock..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What to do in NYC with my 12 year grand daughter?

    • Julia C.

      Julia C. said, "...nice waterside view of the city. In Central Park, check out Belvedere Castle--it provides a nice overview of the park. The Central Park Zoo is also a fun way to spend some time...." See More

    • Adam H.

      Adam H. said, "...An example of this, which hits fun touristy stuff, is a day dedicated to things around Central Park. Go to the Central Park Zoo. Near the Zoo is the The Metropolitan Museum of Art which will give you a listing of objects..." See More

  • 1 mention in Top things to do that are free and not free in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...iniciando por The Mall, un pasaje hermoso entre robles (olmos) que invita a continuar el recorrido hasta llegar a Bethesda Fountain, Central Park Zoo, The Pond, Central Park - Sheep Meadow, Strawberry Fields, Belvedere Castle, The Loeb Boathouse Central Park (mis favoritas)...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best things to see in NYC in 3 days?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...as possible. I would start walking Central Park and enjoying the beauty of amazing places such as Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Central Park Zoo, Belvedere Castle, The Loeb Boathouse Central Park, Central Park Carousel, Strawberry Fields, American Museum of Natural History,among many..." See More

  • 1 mention in Visiting NY for the time in April...what important tips can you give me?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...Central Park - Plenty of place to run. There is also a Central Park Zoo. American Museum of Natural History - Get tickets in advance Dylan's Candy Bar - Best candy store in NYC Staten Island Ferry - To see the Statue..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the top 5 can't miss tourist attractions in NYC?

    • Georgia G.

      Georgia G. said, "...the Met- you can also stroll uptown to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum or just cut across the Park and see Central Park Zoo or The Loeb Boathouse Central Parkon the way to American Museum of Natural History. I would also suggest checking..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York with a 10 & 14 year old boys

    • Diane g.

      Diane g. said, "... Central Park Zoo, American Museum of Natural History (great dinosaurs ) South Street Seaport The USS Intrepid ( great museum on a battleship ) Broadway if u can afford it Aladdin , school of Rock ( usually at 1/2 price booth) Statue..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do in NYC

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...take a short stroll through it, it's worth the visit. The park itself has many an attraction, including the lake, the Central Park Zoo, and many pleasant walking trails. There are walking tours and bicycle tours available, and of course, you can..." See More

  • 1 mention in New York City for girls???

    • Allison H.

      Allison H. said, "...with FAO Sweetz there! Another sweet spot is Dylan's Candy Bar ! There are many museums and the Bronx Zoo ... Central Park Zoo and so much more. NYC really is kid friendly!! Do not forget a visit to Serendipity 3 for the..." See More

  • 1 mention in What should be on my "Can't Miss" list on 1st trip to New York City?

    • Eline v.

      Eline v. said, "...Ground Zero! The museum is so overwhelming! Rent a bicycle and ride through Central Park, go to the Central Park Zoo, and maybe go to the obvious things such as Empire State Building My friend and I really enjoyed eating at Blockheads..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where do the cool kids stay in NYC these days?

    • Janice T.

      Janice T. said, "...City. Things To Do Nearby Tony's Di Napoli for famous New York City Pizza Felice 64 for a drink Central Park Central Park Zoo United Nations Plaza Museum of Modern Art Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum The Upper East Side is a peaceful location..." See More

  • 1 mention in First trip to NYC, any advice?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...as possible. I would start walking Central Park and enjoying the beauty of amazing places such as Bethesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Central Park Zoo, The Loeb Boathouse Central Park, Strawberry Fields, Belvedere Castle, American Museum of Natural Historyamong many others interesting places..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good places to visit in Manhattan

    • Spencer H.

      Spencer H. said, "...various brokers in the area. Central Park is only 12 blocks north of Times Square, and there you will find the Central Park Zoo, a neat little castle, The Loeb Boathouse Central Park restaurant (which does not take weekend reservations), and the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best local guide in NYC?

    • Rocio A.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rocio A. said, "...Park, Statue of Liberty, Meatpacking District, Greenwich Village, Columbus Circle, etc. In Midtown area you can start walking Central Park West, Central Park Zoo, Strawberry Fields, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, Belvedere Castle, etc. Visit a few of the best museums such as..." See More

  • 1 mention in Bringing my little sister with me to New York City. What should we do?

    • John K.

      John K. said, "...If she isn't at the point where she feels a need to be cool , go to the Central Park Zoo. If she doesn't go, I will. If she feels coolness vibes go to St. Marks Place . I guess you can't..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are top 3 NYC experiences for kids?

    • Megan B.

      Megan B. said, "...We just got back from a trip there and my eight year old daughter loved The Central Park Zoo (not huge,takes a couple hours,be sure to watch the sea lions at lunch), Nintendo World, The Hershey's Times Square, Build-A-Bear Workshop, and the fountain..." See More