Several New York City hotels offer complimentary family activities including bike rides and tours, as well as in-room amenities for family-friendly vacations in Manhattan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The newest installment of this the Gazillion Bubble Show in NYC features more tricks, more laughs, and most importantly -- more bubbles! Our theater editor gives you a behind-the-scenes look at this popular show and the family who works magic with bubbles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The American Kennel Club and The International Cat Association partnered to help pet owners separate fact from fiction with common misconceptions about cats and dogs.
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.
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.
Northeast Children's Theater Company, which is based in Fairfield, CT, will expand to offer more shows in the 2013-2014 season as well as arts education programs in CT schools and drama therapy for pediatric patients at Norwalk Hospital.
Grand Prix New York, an indoor family entertainment facility in Westchester County, recently opened the Arts Garage, an art studio for children, adults, and families, including pottery and jewelry making. Grand Prix also offers bowling and an arcade in Mount Kisco, as well as birthday parties and bar and bat mitzvahs.
With a catchy score and colorful characters, 'Wanda's Monster' is a book-turned-musical that preaches the importance of being open to new things -- even things that go bump in the night. Our theater editor reviews the show, playing at NYC's Dimson Theatre.
Our list of fun things to do on Long Island this August includes low-cost and free family shows, festivals, and more in Bellmore, Centerport, Cold Spring Harbor, East Islip, Garden City, Great Neck, Huntington, Old Westbury, Port Washington, Riverhead, and beyond.
See what shows are playing on Long Island this August, including outdoor concerts, outdoor movie screenings, and family-friendly theater in Albertson, Centerport, East Islip, East Meadow, Elmont, Garden City, Manhasset, Old Westbury, Patchogue, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Rockville Centre, Ronkonkoma, Smithtown, Wantagh.
Our list of fun things to do with kids in NYC this August includes family shows, concerts, festivals, and more, happening everywhere from Governors Island to Lower Manhattan, Bryant Park, Upper East Side, Harlem, and throughout the borough.
Our list of fun things to do with kids in Queens this August includes low-cost family concerts, festivals, and more in Corona, Douglaston, Flushing, Glendale, Long Island City, Queensbridge, Woodhaven, and throughout the borough.
Our list of fun things to do in Brooklyn this August includes low-cost summer events in Brooklyn Heights, Coney Island, Fort Greene, Park Slope, Red Hook, Sunset Park, Williamsburg, and nearby on Staten Island and Governors Island.