New York City Trip with Kids

 Child Having Fun Outdoors

I’m finally posting our New York pictures and video!  The kids and I had such a wonderful time in Syracuse with my moms’ side of the family.  Then we all headed down to the City for meetings, and more importantly, lots of fun and exploration.  Here’s our first travel vlog, as well as my recommendations for traveling with small kids in New York City. 

New York City Trip with Kids

For the first 5 days we were in Syracuse, New York visiting my moms’ side of the family.  My mom comes from a family of 11 kids- I’m not kidding you.  So we have tons of aunts and uncles and cousins, as well as my grandma.  It was so good to spend time with our loved ones and to introduce the kiddos to everyone!  We also got to play in the snow, go sledding, and then took a train from Syracuse to New York City!

Here’s what you HAVE to do in NYC with the kids: 

Giant gumball machine new york Dylan's Candy Bar Drinks New York

Dylan’s Candy Bar 

M&Ms new York Store

M&M Store and the Disney Store 

Shop BURU Faux Fur Jacket Central Park Carriage Ride


Central Park– we did a carriage ride, had a pretty serious snowball fight, then warmed up at the Boat House!

St. Francis Church New York

St. Francis Church 

The MET 

Children’s Museum of Manhattan 

The Natural Museum of History

Hotel 48Lex

Hotel 48Lex is where we stayed and I can’t recommend it enough!  The rooms are spacious, the beds are SO comfortable, and the staff is beyond friendly.  It’s within walking distance of Times Square, but far enough away that it’s not crazy busy at all hours.  What we especially loved was the huge windows each suite had overlooking the street below.  Both Henley and Hudson would sit and stare at the cars and people passing by.  Hudson especially enjoyed seeing the fire trucks.  And of course, when in New York one must shop!  Here are my two favorite looks: 

Rose Gold Suede Sneakers

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11 thoughts on “New York City Trip with Kids

  1. travel blogger

    It looks like there is a lot for a family to do in New York! I would love to take my son there on vacation. I can’t believe your mom was one of 11! I come from a big family, not quite that big, but I love it. There are always so many people around and it is always lively and chaotic.

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  2. Jeanine

    looks like a lot of fun. I know my family would love to take a try to NYC. I always wondered how it would be with the kids tagging along so this is nice to see!

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  3. Kendra

    My mom’s family is from Syracuse too, but I’ve never traveled to the city from there. Next time we visit we may have to catch the train. Your trip looked fun!

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  4. Robin Rue

    I love everything that the city has to offer. I definitely want to take my kids to the children’s museum the next time we go.

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  5. Terri Beavers

    My dream is to go to NYC one day. It’s at the top of my bucket list. I’ve always wanted to ride a carriage ride through Central Park and after seeing your photos, I’ve got to turn my dream into a reality. Y’all are the cutest family.

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  6. Cindy Ingalls

    I am totally in love with those sneakers. They are perfection. I’ve been toying around with getting a similar pair. I have a bunch of sneakers from years ago when the colored variety were big. These would be perfect for trekking around NYC.

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  7. Hey Sharonoox

    Love all the amazing photos! Looks like you guys had lots of fun. I love hotel room with a great view. This looks like a place I would like to check in when I’m in NYC. Thanks for sharing this awesome experience.

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