Governors Island opens May 28, and this season offers summer days filled with outdoor fun, culture, and learning.
It's strawberry season! Here's a list of strawberry festivals and pick-your-own strawberry farms in the NYC area.
Eight great family destinations for weekends away or short vacations, all within a few hours’ drive.
After seven years closed, Tallman Mountain State Park pool in Sparkill is set to open on Memorial Day.
Nothing says summer like taking in family-favorite films under the night sky.
One mom's favorite parks and playgrounds in Southern Westchester, including Scarsdale, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Bronxville, and Pelham.
Come Out & Play Festival returns to New York City this year with After Dark and Family and Field day events.
Visit Historic Hyde Park via Metro North and the free Roosevelt Ride shuttle bus from May 1 through October 31 to tour Franklin D. Roosevelt’s property.
Untermyer Gardens is a secretive 43-acre public park perched on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers, NY
One mom's list of the top playgrounds and parks in Nassau County and Suffolk County, NY.
Rocking Horse Ranch is situated on 600 acres in the Hudson Valley and features skiing, a water park, snow tubing, a zip line, rock climbing, and more.
UPDATED February: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Brooklyn, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Brooklyn summer camps, summer programs, activities near Brooklyn, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities for kids in Brooklyn, from Williamsburg to Park Slope, Greenpoint, and Red Hook on NYMetroParents.
UPDATED JUNE 2014: Search for the best summer activities for kids in Queens, NY. Our guide helps you choose from Queens kids classes, Queens summer camps, summer programs, activities near Queens, NY, and family excursions in the Queens and New York City area. NYMetroParents has your summer activities in Astoria, Flushing, Jamaica, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, and the rest of Queens, NY.
UPDATED February: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Manhattan, NYC? Use our guide to find kids classes, Manhattan summer camps, summer programs, activities near Manhattan, and family excursions close by. Find all of your summer activities for kids in Manhattan, from the Upper West Side, the East Village, Midtown Manhattan, SoHo, Chelsea, and more.
UPDATED February: Find the best summer activities for kids on Long Island. NYMetroParents' guide helps you find kids classes, Long Island summer camps, summer programs, activities and family excursions in Nassau County, including Port Washington, Hicksville, Great Neck, Merrick, and Suffolk County, including Northport, Dix Hills, Commack, Sayville, Cold Spring Harbor, and more in Suffolk County, Long Island.
UPDATED February: Do you need great summer activities for kids in Westchester County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Westchester summer camps, summer programs, activities near Westchester County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Westchester are at your fingertips.
Do you and your kids prefer hikes in the woods, or exotic meals? Outings to the art museum or the Empire State Building? Take this quiz to discover your ideal NYC-area family activities.
The Westchester Camp Fair took place on February 7 at Crowne Plaza in White Plains, where over 50 camps gathered to share their summer offerings for kids.
Summer Streets is back! Don't miss this annual family fun fiesta. This year it includes a mega water slide and a zipline! The best part? It's all free!
Coney Island offers families an amazing array of activities, from the thrill of its amusement parks to the joy of its beach to the beauty of the fish in the aquarium--to just people watching on the boardwalk.
The High Bridge, a pedestrian bridge connecting Washington Heights to the Bronx, reopens as a park, after 40 years of being closed to the public.
Circus comes to New York City as part of City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Kids International Contemporary Circus Festival, with free performances in all five NYC boroughs from June 26 – August 17, 2015.
Catch a Rockland Boulders minor league baseball game at Provident Bank Park in Pomona, NY, this summer. Plus, get details on Boulders giveaways, promotion nights, and special events throughout the season.
Keep the kids entertained during summer vacation without breaking the bank! There are 95 days of summer--make each one count with our list of 95 fun things to do with your family in the New York City area, from must-do family trips to cool craft projects and beyond.
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary season of SummerStage in NYC this summer. Presented by the City Parks Foundation, the 2015 SummerStage season includes lots of family-friendly programming, including performances by Laurie Berkner, Shine and the Moonbeams, and a tribute to Michael Jackson.