13/04/2012 13:03 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

New York With Children: What To See And Where To Stay

It's known as the city that never sleeps, but there's more to New York than around-the-clock partying. It's a fabulous destination for all ages, offering something fun, cultural and memorable for every member of the family.

'There's plenty to see and do for families throughout the year,' says Nikki Mortimer at Virgin Holidays. 'In the summer, you can beat the heat on Long Island at Splish Splash Water Park which has water cannons, hideaways, rope climbing and slides. At Christmas, the city is like a fairytale come true. Families can take-in the wonder of the Rockefeller Christmas tree and the Radio City Christmas Spectacularat the famous Music Hall.'

Flights to NewYork start at £265 return with and Virgin Holidays offer a number of hotels with a babysitting service and rooms that accommodate a family of four.

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