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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.

Tips on How to Prep for the Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze by a Westchester Mom of 2
Bethel Woods 14th Annual Harvest Festival Season

Bethel Woods 14th Annual Harvest Festival Season

Bethel Woods is currently hosting their 14th annual Harvest Festival Season, which features a multitude of family friendly events.

Fundraising Walks in Fairfield County, CT this September

Fundraising Walks in Fairfield County, CT this September

These fundraising walks and runs in Fairfield County, CT, encourage the whole family to participate while raising awareness and support for national and local charities. Join one in Darien, Fairfield, Norwalk, Ridgefield, or Southport.

Leaf Peeping: A Fun Family Activity in the Fall

Leaf Peeping: A Fun Family Activity in the Fall

UPDATED OCTOBER 2016: Whether you want a quick day trip with the kids or a long weekend getaway this fall, there are a plethora of options throughout NYC and the outskirts for leaf peeping. The entire state of New York boasts a wide selection of broad-leafed trees in the autumn, and there is a terrific pattern of brilliant red, orange, and yellow shades splattered across the landscape!

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Westchester County NY

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Westchester County NY

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in Westchester County, New York. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout Westchester that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.

What to Do with Kids in Mystic, Connecticut

What to Do with Kids in Mystic, Connecticut

Take the family to nearby Mystic, Connecticut, a coastal New England town with a big history, small-town charm, and maritime culture. Read on for exciting descriptions of such Mystic attractions as the Pequot Museum, the Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, and much more.

Hiking and Nature Trails Near NYC

Hiking and Nature Trails Near NYC

UPDATED March 2017: Check out these scenic outdoor hiking options near New York City, in Westchester and Rockland counties, on Long Island, and in nearby Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Best Hiking Trails in NYC for Families

Best Hiking Trails in NYC for Families

More than 30 miles of diverse, scenic hiking trails exist in NYC – do you know where?

Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010

Children's Theater: Cool Fall Shows in NYC - October 2010

Check out the best shows for kids playing this October in Manhattan - from Angelina Ballerina's stage debut to New York Music Festival's "Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical." You'll find all the information you need here, from plot summaries to show times.

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Connecticut

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Connecticut

Check out our comprehensive guide to farms in Connecticut that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in October. Many also offer bonuses for fall visitors, like corn mazes, hayrides, and harvest festivals, so families can get the full fall-on-the-farm experience.

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins on Long Island

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins on Long Island

Check out our comprehensive guide to farms on Long Island that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in October. Many also offer bonuses for fall visitors, like corn mazes, hayrides, and harvest festivals, so families can get the full fall-on-the-farm experience.

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in New York

Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in New York

Check out our comprehensive guide to farms in New York state that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in October. Many also offer bonuses for fall visitors, like corn mazes, hayrides, and harvest festivals, so families can get the full fall-on-the-farm experience.

Fall Festivals in Westchester County, NY

Fall Festivals in Westchester County, NY

Autumn is a beautiful season to get outside with the family to carve a pumpkin, sip warm apple cider, or take a hayride — and Westchester County, NY, is a great place to find lots of activities. Check out our picks for the best festivals in the area this October.

Hosting the Holidays? Don’t Drive Yourself Crazy

Hosting the Holidays? Don’t Drive Yourself Crazy

If you decide to host a big family gathering during the holidays, you can make it into fun activity, and even get your kids involved in the process. Older children can help in the kitchen, while younger kids can be occupied with other activities. You can have a great Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukah and an overall memorable holiday season you, your children and your family will remember forever.




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