The Bronx Zoo is a very popular hangout spot for families and children, and counts as one of the best things to do in NYC. At country’s largest urban zoo, you’ll get to fascinate over more than 700 variety of animal species. Your children will be thrilled at the sight of white rhinos, komodo dragons and giant tortoises enclosed on the outdoors. Escort them to the Congo Gorilla Forest, the Exhibits of Tiger Mountain, the House of Reptiles, the Sea Lion Pool, the Giraffe Building, and much, much more. To escape the usual stress of the city life, this zoo is perfect.