Entertaining a six-year-old in New York City isn’t hard to do. There is the giant Toys R’Us at Times Square, the Central Park Zoo, and an ice cream vendor on almost every corner.
However, trying to plan a trip that will satisfy the unique desires of a 16-year-old takes patience and creativity. No parent wants to drag a bored teen around one of the world’s most fascinating cities.
Fear not. Several users on Fodor’s Travel Talk have ventured to the Big Apple and have written trip reports that reveal what worked and what didn’t. While browsing these triumphant threads, we noticed that there were several experiences mentioned over and over:
Best Broadway Plays:
Blue Man Group
Best “Touristy-but-they-will-like-it-anyway” Attractions:
Museum of Television and Radio
Grand Central Terminal
Pizza at Grimaldi’s followed by a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge
Museum of Natural History
Here are some threads that include these and other helpful suggestions: