5 Staycation Ideas in NYC Your Kids Will Love
You might not be traveling for the holidays, but you can plan an awesome kid-friendly staycation in NYC!
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Plan a new family tradition.
With three locations across midtown Manhattan (Central Park, Times Square, and Sutton Place), AKA is offering families a safe, fun, and personalized holiday option for staycations in NYC. The New Holiday Traditions Package includes sparkling white lights to give your suite a festive feel, gourmet hot cocoa with personalized keepsake mugs, a bottle of a.vin wine, a sweet treat as a parting gift, and more! And since each location is in a prime Manhattan location, your family has easy access to Rockefeller Center (don't miss the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and ice-skating at the Rink at Rockefeller Center!) and Top of the Rock, Times Square attractions, holiday window displays, the Museum of Modern Art, and more!
Go for a walk, then recharge with a delicious meal.
During an invigorating walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, it helps to know a cozy food hall awaits on the other side. That place is Dumbo’s Time Out Market New York, which serves Southern-comfort foods at Jacob’s Pickles and the now-legendary blueberry pancakes courtesy of Clinton Street Baking Co., alongside views of the East River waterfront and lower Manhattan skyline.
Treat your American Girl to a special adventure.
The Langham New York, Fifth Avenue, just a 10-minute walk from American Girl Place, has a special package your American Girl Doll-lover will absolutely adore! Its American Girl Place Luxury Adventure features a special welcome letter and gift bag with exclusive American Girl doll-sized travel bed, robe, and slippers, milk and cookie turndown service, access to a personal shopper at American Girl Place New York, an American Girl DVD to watch in your room along with pink popcorn, and more! So, after your outing to the American Girl paradise, window shop along Fifth Avenue, take in the holiday lights and sights, and end the day with ice-skating at the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park.