New York Aquarium held a boardwalk mural contest and have announced the three winning designs to be installed in the new Education Hall along the Coney Island Boardwalk.
An Andean bear cub who was born in the winter at the Queens Zoo has made his public debut. This is the first Andean bear born in New York City.
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium needs your help in deciding what its next mural will be.
As part of the youth and family education programs at the Queens Zoo, families are invited to spend the night and explore the zoo after hours.
On April 13 the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo will officially open for its 48th season. The Manorville-based family attraction also released its spring 2017 schedule.
Animal Planet will soon premiere 'The Zoo,' which will give audiences an in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx Zoo.
A female Canada lynx recently arrived at the Wildlife Conservations Society’s Queens Zoo in Flushing.
The Bronx Zoo is adding a zip line and kid-friendly adventure course, slated to open in summer 2017.
New Yorkers will get a rare chance to journey through the depths of the ocean in a National Geographic entertainment experience opening fall 2017 in Times Square.
The Bronx Zoo made history today when it set the Guinness World Record for the largest origami elephant display in the world.
At White Post Farms in Nassau County, Long Island, kids can see exotic animals, jump into a giant sandbox, a train ride, and many more family activities.
Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery is now offering fishing birthday parties, in which partygoers ages four and older can fish for 45 minutes.
Now families who visit Prospect Park Zoo and Queens Zoo can learn more about that work through the newly expanded WCS Quests experiential program.
When to catch free admission at NYC's children's museums, zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens.
Prospect Park Zoo is home to a plethora of exotic animals and serves as an escape from the racing city life into the world of wildlife for families in Brooklyn.
“Birds in Flight,” presented by JetBlue, will return to the Bronx Zoo’s historic Astor Court for seven weekends beginning Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8.
Where to see the newest amimal additions to surrounding zoos and sweet baby animals in the New York area
frogs!—a 1,000 square foot exhibit featuring more than 30 different species of frogs and other amphibians from around the world—is set to open over Memorial Day weekend 2016.
Beardsley Zoo in Connecticut offers visitors of all ages the chance to experience nature with year-round family-friendly programming that emphasizes education, conservation, and fun.
Do you and your kids prefer hikes in the woods, or exotic meals? Outings to the art museum or the Empire State Building? Take this quiz to discover your ideal NYC-area family activities.
A Hamadryas baboon was born to mother, Kaia and father, Bole on October 22.
Two red panda cubs born over the summer at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo have made their public debut.
After a lengthy renovation, the Children's Zoo at the Bronx Zoo reopened with new animals and activities for the little ones.
Coney Island offers families an amazing array of activities, from the thrill of its amusement parks to the joy of its beach to the beauty of the fish in the aquarium--to just people watching on the boardwalk.
From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.