01/02/2014 02:06 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

5 Things Every Kid Should See Before College


New York is a magical place, filled with museums, monuments and experiences that you can not find anywhere else. So we tasked ourselves with selecting 5 that were absolute must-sees for all kids. And it wasn't easy to choose.


Raising kids in New York is a commitment. But what offsets that high cost of living and those cramped apartments are the attractions literally right outside your front door. We decided to round up the 10 absolute top picks for what all kids should do out of the hundreds of options. After hours of debate, these are our definitive picks. What made these so worthy? They are all especially astounding through a child's eyes and help them see New York in a different light. They let them experience how the city has changed and grown and really appreciate how lucky they are to live in such a world-class city. And don't tell the kids, but they can be pretty educational as well.

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