WSWD Plans

A Staten Island Family Adventure

Games, gardens, and pizza!

Photo courtesy of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

Whether you ride the ferry past the Statue of Liberty or take in the sprawling city views across the Verrazzano, enjoy this full day of culture and play in New York’s greenest borough.

DO: Visit the Staten Island Children’s Museum

An outdoor water play area, a giant chessboard, a life-size pretend fire truck, and imaginative and interactive exhibitions make this one of the city’s best children’s museums1000 Richmond Terrace

EAT: Slices at Crispy Pizza

Fuel up on baked-to-perfection pies at one of our favorite local pizzerias. 782 Richmond Terrace

EXPLORE: The New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden

Kids love the winding bamboo forest paths, koi ponds, pavilions, rock garden, and bridges of this Ming Dynasty–inspired garden inside the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden. 1000 Richmond Terrace

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