Central Park Zoo
Home to some exotic and beautiful animals the Central Park Zoo is a must for all children and animal lovers visiting the city. Residents at the zoo include the elusive red pandas, polar pears, snow leopards and snow monkeys to name a few. The Tisch Children's Zoo is a great place for young kids, where goats and peacocks can be viewed and children can even pet the goats, sheep, alpacas, potbellied pigs and other barnyard animals on display.
Address: 64th St. and Fifth Ave, Central Park
Telephone: (212) 861 6030
Opening times: Open daily 10am-5:30pm. Closes 4:30pm November to April.
Admission: $12 adults, $7 children.