Charles Beacham, former NYMetroParents assistant editor and Big Apple Parent calendar editor, grew up in Texas as the eldest of eight, and graduated from Brigham Young University. Now fulfilling his dream as an assistant editor at Marvel Entertainment, he lives in New Jersey with his wife.
Updated August 2015. Looking for fun day trips that will keep you and your kids entertained while learning during the summer and on weekends? We've compiled a chronological list of 16 historic places in the New York metro area that offer plenty of fun while keeping the kids engaged.
NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.