It’s too hot to play outside! It’s too cold to play outside! No matter the weather, your family will be more comfortable doing these family friendly activities indoors. Here are 20 family friendly indoor activities in the NY Tri-State area.
Family Friendly Indoor Activities in the New York Tri-State Area
- If your child is a budding Lego master builder, then this is the perfect indoor activity! Stimulate all your senses- get splashed and feel the wind blow in your face at a 4D movie. Or take a master builder class and shoot laser guns at Lego bad guys. The best part is it is a quick drive to Legoland Discovery Center Westchester in Yonkers, NY.
2. Looking to burn off some energy? Take your child to the ultimate indoor play space to burn off energy! Play trampoline dodgeball at the Dodgeball Arena at Rockin’Jump. There are multiple Rockin’Jump locations in the New York tri-state area (Mt. Kisco, NY, Yonkers, NY, Wayne, NJ and East Haven, CT).
3. Looking for an indoor water park in the New York suburbs? You and your kids will love Chelsea Piers Connecticut’s indoor water park. Go down the water slides, cool off in the splash pad, take your family to the indoor water park at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford, CT.
4. Need an indoor activity that will be entertaining for kids and will also allow you to multi-task? Then you will love Stew Leonard’s. Stew Leonard’s in a family friendly, interactive grocery store chain in the New York stri-state area. Be entertained, watch the singing farm animals at Stew Leonard’s while grocery shopping. Win-win! Locations in Yonkers, NY, Norwalk, CT, Danbury, CT, East Meadow, NY and Farmingdale, NY.
5. On your mark, get set, GO! Challenge your child to an indoor go-kart race. Race with your kids at Grand Prix in Mt. Kisco, NY. After your race, your family can enjoy the indoor bowling and indoor arcade.
6. Looking for an arcade in the New York suburbs? No matter the weather, your family will have a great time at Dave and Buster’s indoor arcade space. Play arcade games, have lunch and win prizes at Dave and Buster’s. There are several Dave and Buster’s locations in New York- Pelham Manor, NY, West Nyack, NY, Westbury, NY, Massapequa, NY and New York, NY.
7. Take the family to one of the biggest indoor malls in the New York tri-state area. There is so much to do at Palisades Center. You and your kids will enjoy the world’s tallest indoor ropes course. Do a little shopping, indoor bowling and stop by the arcade before grabbing lunch at Palisades Center’s sprawling food court and restaurants in West Nyack, NY.
8. Visit your local library. While you are at the library, don’t forget to check out complimentary museum passes for your next family activity.
9. Catch a movie at your local movie theater.
10. Challenge the family with a game of bowling, laser tag and arcade games at Bowlmor Lanes. There are several Bowlmor Lanes locations in the New York tri-state area- Norwalk, CT, White Plains, NY and New York, NY.
11. Looking for an indoor theme park and arcade in Westchester County? Spend the day riding bumper cars, amusement rides and playing arcade games at Sportime USA in Elmsford, NY.
12. Practice your swing at the indoor batting cages at Lefty’s Sports Academy in Clifton, NJ.
13. Catch a show in the planetarium, climb through the world’s first suspended climbing gym, get your hands on shellfish and snails at the Touch tank, spend your day at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ.
14. Stroke the backs of rays and sharks, touch live moon jellies, watch the playful river otters and catch a harbor seal training session at Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT.
15. Your kids will love the interactive indoor exhibits at Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Cool off, learn about hydropower while dropping balls down waterfalls, funnels and water wheels at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT.
16. Shoot some hoops, run around and play ball at the beautiful, glass-enclosed indoor court at Grace Farms in New Canaan, CT.
17. See life-sized models of sharks, compare and contrast jaws and teeth from different shark species at the Bruce Museum’s Sharks! Exhibit available until 9/1/2019 (Greenwich, CT)
18. You can’t go wrong with indoor ice skating at Playland Ice Casino in Rye, NY.
19. Go rock climbing with the family at Beta Climbing in Stamford, CT.
20. Burn some energy at Sky Zone Trampoline Park. There are several Sky Zone locations in the New York area- New Rochelle, NY, Allendale, NJ, Norwalk, CT, Deer Park, NY, Pine Brook, NJ, Springfield, NJ and Mount Sinai, NY.
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