The Perfect Day for Kids of All Ages: Upper West Side Edition

New York, NY

  • The scene at Zabar's. Photo: Katherine Hooper
  • Thin slices of Nova Scotia Salmon. Photo: Katherine Hooper.
  • A raptor runs around the main lobby of the AMNH.
  • Entrance to the AMNH with Theodore Roosevelt on horseback.
  • A crowd forms in front of the walruses.
  • The giant blue whale.
  • The T-Rex in "hunting" position.
  • The apatosaurus fills the hallway.
  • Perfection in an edible form.
  • Shake Shack exterior.
  • The Diana Ross Playground.
  • A gate at the entrance of the playground keeps the kids in bounds.

3 hours and 30 minutes
1.7 mi
Guided by Jason

The Upper West Side offers a lot of kid-friendly experiences that will be fun for everyone. Come join us for a stroller-friendly, action-packed day that is guaranteed to delight, surprise, excite and put smiles on faces. This Sidewalk includes stops for breakfast, lunch and snack in addition to kid-approved indoor/outdoor activities and questions to engage children. Lace up some sneakers and let's get going.

About Your Guide
I am all about exploring local history, architecture, food and art to learn about how places came to be. You can find me in search of hidden places, the best dim sum, secret speakeasies, skyline vistas and other ingredients to build the perfect day.

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Guide Points
  1. Zabar's
  2. American Museum of Natural History
  3. The Hall of Ocean Life - AMNH
  4. Dinosaurs! - AMNH
  5. Shake Shack
  6. Amorino Gelato
  7. Diana Ross Playground

About Sidewalk
Sidewalk is an app that provides free, guided walk experiences that can be created by anyone with stories to share about places they know and love.

The app navigates people through a neighborhood walk using GPS turn-by-turn directions, rich imagery and storytelling.