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Where To Pick Your Own Apples in New Jersey

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in New Jersey

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a guide to pick-your-own apple farms in New Jersey, which are all just a short trip from NYC.

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut

UPDATED AUGUST 2016: Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Consult our guide to find pick-your-own apple farms in Connecticut, many of which offer fun fall activities like hay rides, cider pressing, and corn mazes.

Where To Pick Your Own Apples on Long Island

Where To Pick Your Own Apples on Long Island

UPDATED AUGUST 2016: Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a guide to pick-your-own apple farms on Long Island, many of which include fun fall extras like hay rides, corn mazes, and cider pressing, making these spots ideal for families.

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Southeast and Upstate New York

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Southeast and Upstate New York

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a list of pick-your-own apple farms throughout New York state, including Southeast, Central, and Upstate NY.

Expert Tips for Hiking with Children in the Fall

Expert Tips for Hiking with Children in the Fall

Hiking is a great outdoor activity for the whole family. Author Jeff Alt provides a kid-friendly guide with family hiking tips.

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this September

23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do on Long Island this September includes fall fairs and festivals, kids shows, and more in Amityville, Centerport, East Hampton, East Meadow, Huntington, Old Westbury, Rockville Centre, Syosset, Uniondale, and beyond.

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals on Long Island

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals on Long Island

We've rounded up a list of the fall fairs and festivals happening on Long Island this year, including harvest festivals, craft fairs, cultural festivals, and more in East Northport, Hempstead, Long Beach, Old Bethpage, Riverhead, Southampton, Westbury, and beyond.

12 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this September

12 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this September includes Meet the Breeds, a Medieval Festival, and more fall fairs and festivals in Lower Manhattan, Midtown, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Washington Heights, and beyond.

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this September

10 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this September includes the 2013 World Maker Faire, a "kids for kids" flea market, and more in Astoria, Douglaston, Floral Park, Flushing, Kew Gardens, and Rockaway.

15 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this September

15 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this September includes several concerts, fall fairs and festivals, and more in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Heights, Canarsie, Coney Island, Crown Heights, DUMBO, Fort Greene, and beyond.

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals in New York City

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals in New York City

We've rounded up a list of 2013 street fairs, harvest festivals, and cultural festivals happening this fall in New York City, including fun (and mostly free) city festivals in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this September

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this September

Looking for fun fall events in Connecticut? Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in September includes harvest festivals, a storybook pajama party, and more in Fairfield, Greenwich, Mystic, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Westport, and beyond.

Fall Fairs and Festivals in Connecticut

Fall Fairs and Festivals in Connecticut

UPDATED FALL 2015: You'll find plenty of fall fairs and harvest festivals for families in Connecticut, from Oktoberfest celebrations to apple cider festivals. Our list includes fests in Fairfield, Greenwich, Hartford, Middlebury, New Canaan, and West Hartford, CT.

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this September

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this September

Looking for things to do with kids this September in Westchester County? Our list of fun fall events includes fairs and festivals, a colorful pow wow, and more in Armonk, Cortlandt Manor, Katonah, North Salem, Peekskill, Sleepy Hollow, Tuckahoe, and beyond.

10 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this September

10 Fun Things to Do in Rockland this September

Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with your kids in Rockland County this September? Our list includes fall fairs and festivals, outdoor activities, and more family activities in Bear Mountain, Cornwall, Nyack, Pomona, and nearby in New Jersey.

Farmers' Markets in Westchester: Dates and Locations

Farmers' Markets in Westchester: Dates and Locations

Find a full list of farmers' markets and greenmarkets in Westchester County, NY, including Bronxville, Croton-on-Hudson, Katonah, Larchmont, New Rochelle, Ossining, Pleasantville, Rye, Tarrytown, White Plains, and Yonkers.

Sneak Peek: Dinos After Dark at Field Station in NJ
Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

Family Outing: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, CT, is the first aerial adventure park in the New York City area. It features five acres of tree platforms, rope bridges, zip lines, and aerial trails for climbers as young as 5 years old.

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend

Almost 400 U.S. national parks will offer free admission to all visitors during Veterans Day weekend, and many will also host special events to commemorate the holiday.

5 Fun Thanksgiving Events for Kids in Connecticut

5 Fun Thanksgiving Events for Kids in Connecticut

Find fun and low-cost Thanksgiving-themed events for kids in Fairfield County, CT, including Fairfield, New Canaan, and Wilton.

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester

A roundup of Thanksgiving weekend walks and turkey trots in Westchester County, including Bedford, Rye, White Plains, and nearby in the Bronx.

Tips on How to Prep for the Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze by a Westchester Mom of 2
The Best Places to Show Off Your Family's Halloween Costumes in the New York Area

The Best Places to Show Off Your Family's Halloween Costumes in the New York Area

Whether you've spent hours sewing together your family's Halloween costumes or you've run to the store to pick up a all-in-one Halloween get-up this year, you've got to have places to go to show off all the effort you put into your outfits. Here are some of the best kid-friendly Halloween parties and events to show off your family's costumes.

Top 4 Outdoor Halloween Activities for Kids in NYC

Top 4 Outdoor Halloween Activities for Kids in NYC

Spend time with your kids enjoying the fall weather while taking advantage of all the outdoor Halloween activities the city has to offer. Here are the top four outdoor Halloween activities for kids that should not be missed.

Top 5 Spooky Halloween Parties for Kids at Cool NYC Attractions

Top 5 Spooky Halloween Parties for Kids at Cool NYC Attractions

Kids are excited to don their costumes, go trick or treating, and participate in spooktacular fun activities throughout the city, and cool attractions in New York City, including museums and observatories, are hosting their own Halloween parties for kids. We pick the top five you should take your little ones to this year.




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