20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area

It’s too hot to play outside! Are you looking for family-friendly indoor activities to beat the heat this summer? Here are our top 20 family-friendly indoor activities in the NY Tri-State area.

1.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. All at the Legoland Discovery Center Westchester (Yonkers, NY)

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area
Legoland Discovery Center Westchester

2. Play trampoline dodgeball at the Dodgeball Arena at Rockin’Jump (Mt. Kisco, NY, Yonkers, NY, Wayne, NJ and East Haven, CT)

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area
Rockin’Jump

3. Go down the water slides, cool off in the splash pad, take your family to the indoor water park at Chelsea Piers Connecticut (Stamford, CT)

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area
Chelsea Piers Connecticut Splash Zone

4. Be entertained, watch the singing farm animals at Stew Leonard’s while grocery shopping. Win-win! (Yonkers, NY, Norwalk, CT, Danbury, CT, East Meadow, NY and Farmingdale, NY)

5. Race with your kids at Grand Prix (Mt. Kisco, NY)

6. Play arcade games, have lunch and win prizes at Dave and Buster’s (Pelham Manor, NY, West Nyack, NY, Westbury, NY, Massapequa, NY, New York, NY)

7. Check out the world’s tallest indoor ropes course, do a little shopping and grab lunch at Palisades Center (West Nyack, NY)

8. Visit your local library

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. (Norwalk, CT, White Plains, NY and New York, NY)

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area
Bowlmor Lanes

11. Spend the day riding bumper cars, amusement rides and playing arcade games at Sportime USA (Elmsford, NY)

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area
Sportime USA

12. Practice your swing at the indoor batting cages at Lefty’s Sports Academy (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. (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 (Norwalk, CT)

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area
Maritime Aquarium

15. Cool off, learn about hydropower while dropping balls down waterfalls, funnels and water wheels at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children (Norwalk, CT)

20 Family-Friendly Indoor Activities in the NY Tri-State area
Stepping Stones Museum for Children

16. Shoot some hoops, run around and play ball at the beautiful, glass-enclosed indoor court at Grace Farms (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. Beat the heat by going ice skating at Playland Ice Casino (Rye, NY)

Ice Skating

19. Go rock climbing with the family at Beta Climbing (Stamford, CT)

20. Burn some energy at Sky Zone Trampoline Park (New Rochelle, NY, Allendale, NJ, Norwalk, CT, Deer Park, NY, Pine Brook, NJ, Springfield, NJ, Mount Sinai, NY)

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