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Top 12 Things to Do in Connecticut this January
Here are 12 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut in January 2013, including Disney On Ice, new museum exhibits, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, Hartford, New Haven, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport. (read the story...)

Top 6 Things to Do in Rockland/Bergen this January
A list of fun things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY and Bergen County, NJ in January 2013, including low-cost family shows and kids' classes in Cornwall, Nyack, Suffern, and Valley Cottage, NY, and East Rutherford and Englewood, NJ. (read the story...)

7 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this January
Fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY in January 2013, including family shows and winter-themed activities in Elmsford, Irvington, Mamaroneck, Scarsdale, White Plains, and beyond. (read the story...)

Where to Go Sledding in Westchester
UPDATED DECEMBER 2013: Looking for places to go sledding in Westchester County, NY? Here's a list of 8 sledding hills, including spots that allow sledders in Cortlandt, Cross River, Scarsdale, Somers, White Plains, Yonkers, and Yorktown Heights. (read the story...)

Where to Ski and Snowboard in the Northeast
UPDATED DECEMBER 2013 - Skiing and snowboarding with the family this winter? Our guide includes resorts and mountains just outside of the New York metropolitan area, to the slopes of Connecticut, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. Beginner lessons and kid-friendly slopes for new skiiers and snowboarders are readily available at most mountains. No need to haul your gear, either—you can rent skis, snowboards, helmets, and all of your winter sporting needs right on site. Please note: Hours and programs are subject to change. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details before your visit. (read the story...)

13 Free Admission Days at National Parks in 2013
There will be 13 dates in 2013 when more than 2,000 national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and other public lands will be open with free admission. These fee-free days include The 13 Fee Free Days in 2013 include Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 21), National Public Lands Day (Sept. 28), and Veterans Day Weekend (Nov. 9-11). (read the story...)

The Top 10 Best Places To Meet Santa In Manhattan
Have your kids been waiting all year to sit on Santa's lap? It's finally the holiday season and now is the time to take your kids to meet Santa. Lucky for parents, there are many options to meet Santa all around Manhattan. We've put together the top 10 places to meet Santa in Manhattan this December. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Katonah Museum of Art
The Katonah Museum of Art in Bedford, NY, is a non-collecting museum that hosts about a dozen art exhibits each year and corresponding programs for kids and families such as guided tours, story times, art programs, family days, and school vacation programs. (read the story...)

Fun Indoor Activities for When the Weather Keeps You Inside
When the weather keeps you inside, grab this handy list of fun activities—with items found in the house—to keep your kids from saying, "I'm bored." (read the story...)

Top 15 Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this December
Here are 15 fun and low-cost things to do with your kids on Long Island in December 2012, including holiday shows and tree lightings, concerts for kids, and more in Cold Spring Harbor, East Hampton, Greenvale, Huntington, Locust Valley, Mount Sinai, Oakdale, Old Westbury, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Rockville Centre, and Sag Harbor. (read the story...)

5 Places to See 'A Christmas Carol' on Long Island This Year
Looking for places to see "A Christmas Carol" on Long Island in December 2012? Check out these 5 family-friendly showings of Dickens's classic holiday tale in Bellmore, Northport, Oakdale, and Port Jefferson. (read the story...)

6 Christmas Tree Lighting Festivals on Long Island
Looking for Christmas tree-lighting ceremonies on Long Island in December 2012? Here are 6 festivals for families in Centerport, Cold Spring Harbor, East Hampton, North Bellmore, Old Westbury, and Oyster Bay. (read the story...)

Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this December
Fun and low-cost (and free!) things to do with kids in Manhattan in December 2012, including holiday shows, sledding, ice-skating, and more in Lincoln Center, Midtown, SoHo, Upper East Side, and Upper West Side. (read the story...)

Where to Go Sledding in Manhattan
A list of the 6 best hills for sledding in Manhattan, including three on the Upper East Side, two on the Upper West Side, and one in Hamilton Heights, all of which are overseen by the New York City Parks Department. (read the story...)

Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Queens this December
Here are 11 fun things to do with kids in Queens in December 2012, including free holiday events, a new movie-themed exhibit, ad more in Astoria, Bayside, Douglaston, Floral Park, Flushing, Jamaica, and Kew Gardens. (read the story...)

Top 7 Things to Do in Brooklyn this December
Fun and low-cost (and free!) things to do with kids in Brooklyn this December, including family shows, holiday events, and more in Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Dyker Heights, Fort Greene, Gowanus, and Greenpoint. (read the story...)

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield this December
Ten fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield County, CT this December, including holiday shows, school vacation activities, and kids concerts in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, Mystic, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, and Westport. (read the story...)

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Rockland this December
A list of 10 fun and low-cost (or free!) things to do for kids and families in Rockland County, NY this December, including holiday events, family shows, and more in Airmont, New City, Pomona, Suffern, and West Nyack. (read the story...)

Holiday Events in Rockland County this December
Holiday events for kids in Rockland County, NY, including Christmas and Hanukkah festivals and activities in Pomona, Suffern, West Nyack, and just over the border in Paramus, NJ. (read the story...)

9 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this December
Here are 9 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY this December, including holiday events, family shows, and a free arts day in Ardsley, Chappaqua, Irvington, Katonah, Mamaroneck, Peekskill, Pelham, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, White Plains, and Yonkers. (read the story...)

10 Thanksgiving Traditions to Try
Try out a new Thanksgiving tradition with your family this year. This list includes ideas for DIY holiday crafts, fun Thanksgiving-themed games, charitable activities, and more, all of which can help your family show gratitude and give thanks. (read the story...)

Harry Potter and the Times Square Exhibit
Harry Potter: The Exhibition returns to NYC's Times Square for a five-month run, featuring first-round favorites such as the Sorting Hat and Hogwarts' Great Hall as well as many new artifacts from the iconic films. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Thousands Volunteer to Make 1940 U.S. Census Data Available Online
More than 160,000 people volunteered to index U.S. Census records online as part of the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project, the first national service project of its kind. The 1940 U.S. Census records are now available online for free. (read the story...)

Halloween Events in the NYC Area After Hurricane Sandy
Check our updated list of Halloween events for kids and families in the NYC area to see what's still happening and what's been canceled in the NYC boroughs, NYC suburbs, and Long Island. (read the story...)

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