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Best Family-Friendly Attractions in the Adirondacks

Set on over 6 million acres, the Adirondack Park is bigger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier, and the Great Smokies combined. With so much rugged natural beauty, outdoor adventures abound in this area of Upstate New York. But what can you do with children in tow? Here are the five best things to do […]

Best Things to Do at Niagara Falls with Kids and Teens

Niagara Falls became one of North America’s original modern-day vacation and honeymoon destinations in the 19th century. Everyone’s heard about it, and millions of people from every corner of the world have visited these beautiful waterfalls on the U.S.-Canada border. Discover the beauty of this famous international landmark with this list of the 12 best […]

11 Ways MoMath Museum Makes Math FUN for Kids

MoMath Museum is one of the most fun and educational New York City attractions you’ve never heard of. This one-of-a-kind museum features hands-on exhibits that teach kids about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in the most entertaining ways. As a mom and New Yorker, I love its manageable size, interesting exhibits, and friendly staff members. Plus, it’s […]

Tips for Central Park with Kids in Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall

New York City’s Central Park is the ultimate retreat for family visits. In every season, Central Park offers a wide range of sites and attractions sure to please travelers of all ages. As a native New Yorker I’m always discovering new things when I explore Central Park and you will too. Here are some of my favorite seasonal […]

New York City in One Day for First Timers

My son asked, “Why is it so busy when it’s so late?” We had arrived in the city that never sleeps, that’s why! In a busy city filled with so much to do, creating an itinerary for two nights and one day is daunting. I have visited New York numerous times, but this was my 7-year-old son’s very first […]

10 Best New York City Holiday Activities for Families

New York City’s hustle and bustle is fun any time of year but a visit during the holiday season is something every family should experience at least once. From spectacular holiday window displays and iconic holiday shows to one of the world’s most glamorous Christmas trees, the Big Apple’s holiday attractions are sure to wow visitors […]

All Things Eloise at The Plaza Hotel

For decades, children have enjoyed reading about Eloise and her mischievous adventures living in New York City’s posh Plaza Hotel. The famous Eloise book series is turning 60 this year. To celebrate, The Plaza is hosting an array of family-friendly activities commemorating all things Eloise at The Plaza Hotel. Eloise at the Plaza Shop One of my young daughter’s favorite places […]

10 Best Free New York City Activities for Families

New York City has a reputation for being super expensive but did you know there are dozens of free family friendly activities throughout the city? As a New Yorker and a mom, I know the place to go to keep kids content on the cheap. Check out these ten best free New York City activities […]

Tips for a Mother-Daughter New York City Getaway

Taking your child to the city that never sleeps can be a daunting task. For years I’d fantasized about taking my daughter to the Big Apple, but for one reason or another the timing wasn’t right. A few months ago the stars aligned and we cashed in our air miles to embark on an awesome mother-daughter […]