Summer in Central Park: Your Guide to Everything Going on in the Park
By Sarah Albert There is really no need to plan an outing to Central Park ahead of time. Just show up with the fam! With a zoo, carousel, playgrounds, rowboats, and more, there is plenty to do. But this summer, think ahead and use our guides to the park to make sure you don't miss any of the special events taking place. 1. [Our Ultimate Family Guide To Central Park](http://www.manhattanmedia.com/downloads/NYF_Central_Park_Guide_2007.pdf). We put this together a few years ago, but it's still the go-to resource for inspiration and information about the park. Check it out- you'll be amazed at what you'll discover. [Don't miss The 15 Things You Must Do In Central Park Before You're 15!](http://www.manhattanmedia.com/downloads/NYF_Central_Park_Guide_2007.pdf) Enjoy our scavenger hunt/map "Who? What? Where?" to get to know some of the parks most awesome treasures. The Ultimate Guide lays out everything in the park for you?and it'll help your family enjoy the park even that much more. (Don't miss the quiz on the last page.) 2. We put together a Central Park summer guide filled with the special events going on throughout the park this season. There is everything from sports clinics to musical madness--courtesy of SummerStage, the GMA concert series, and a bunch of festivals. [GMA Summer Concert Series](http://gma.yahoo.com/good-morning-america-summer-concert-series-2012.html) Fridays 7-9am, All Summer Start your day rocking out during the GMA Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield. Waking up early will be worth it to see stars like Demi Levato, No Doubt, Backstreet Boys, Mary J. Blige, and LMFAO for free. [Adirondacks Tours](http://www.centralparknyc.org/visit/tours/guided-tours/manhattan-adirondacks.html) Day varies by week all summer, check website. Take a make-believe trip to the Adirondacks in the North Woods of Central Park. The parks rustic bridges, tumbling cascades, and picturesque pools replicate the mountain's forests. To read the full article at New York Family Magazine [click here. ](http://www.newyorkfamily.com/newyork/blog-3000-summer-in-central-park.html)
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