Like many big cities, New York has a lot of great things to do in the rain. If you find yourself asking what to do on a rainy day in New York. Be aware that public transportation can get very crowded. Despite this, the subway is an excellent alternative to trying to get a cab.
American Museum of Natural History
79th Street and Central Park West New York City, NY 10024 (Manhattan) 212-769-5100 http://www.amnh.org/
One of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions, the American Museum was founded 1869 and continues to amaze visitors every day.
222 West 44th St. New York, NY 10036 (212) 680-0012 bowlmor.com/timessquare
Bowling in Times Square Pizza Making Classes Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a great pie? Here is your chance!
Lion Brand Yarn Studio
34 W. 15th St. New York, NY 10011 (212) 243-9070 www.lionbrandyarnstudio.com
A great place to learn how to knit. Are you amazed at the awesome gifts your aunt made for you? Here is a place where you can take a beginners class in knitting.
75 9th Ave. New York, NY 10011 chelseamarket.com
Built in the 1890s, the old National Biscuit Company continues to be a fixture on 9th Avenue.
The New York City Aquarium
Surf Avenue and West 8th Street Brooklyn, NY nyaquarium.com (718) 265-FISH
Filled with exhibits that change on a regular basis, the Aquarium is a great outing (raining or not!).
The Strand Book Store
828 Broadway at 12th St. New York, NY 10003-4805 (212) 473.1452 www.strandbooks.com
The only books store remaining from the original Book Row on Fourth Avenue, The Strand is a place where book lovers are always welcome.
Sony Wonder Technology Lab
500 Madison Ave. at 55th St. New York, NY (212) 833-8100
Great place to take the kids on a rainy day. Lots of technology in the four-story technology museum.
Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum
46th St. and 12th Ave. New York, NY (877) 957-SHIP (7447) www.intrepidmuseum.org
Centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid, one of the most successful ships in US history, the museum’s mission is to honor our heroes, educate the public, and inspire our youth.