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Governors Island: Family Outing

Governors Island: Family Outing

Governors Island opens May 28, and this season offers summer days filled with outdoor fun, culture, and learning.

Strawberry Festivals and Pick-Your-Own Strawberries in the NYC Area

Strawberry Festivals and Pick-Your-Own Strawberries in the NYC Area

It's strawberry season! Here's a list of strawberry festivals and pick-your-own strawberry farms in the NYC area.

Top Nearby Family Vacation Spots

Top Nearby Family Vacation Spots

Eight great family destinations for weekends away or short vacations, all within a few hours’ drive.

Tallman Pool Set to Open After Seven Year Dry Spell

Tallman Pool Set to Open After Seven Year Dry Spell

After seven years closed, Tallman Mountain State Park pool in Sparkill is set to open on Memorial Day.

NYC Parks' 'Movies Under the Stars' 2016 Summer Schedule Announced

NYC Parks' 'Movies Under the Stars' 2016 Summer Schedule Announced

Nothing says summer like taking in family-favorite films under the night sky.

Top 7 Playgrounds for Southern Westchester Families

Top 7 Playgrounds for Southern Westchester Families

One mom's favorite parks and playgrounds in Southern Westchester, including Scarsdale, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Bronxville, and Pelham.

Come Out & Play Festival Announces 2016 Dates

Come Out & Play Festival Announces 2016 Dates

Come Out & Play Festival returns to New York City this year with After Dark and Family and Field day events.

Take a Car-Free Family Day Trip to Hyde Park

Take a Car-Free Family Day Trip to Hyde Park

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: 'American’s Greatest Forgotten Garden'

Untermyer Gardens: 'American’s Greatest Forgotten Garden'

Untermyer Gardens is a secretive 43-acre public park perched on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers, NY

10 Best Long Island Playgrounds & Parks

10 Best Long Island Playgrounds & Parks

One mom's list of the top playgrounds and parks in Nassau County and Suffolk County, NY.

Rocking Horse Ranch: Dude Ranch Lite

Rocking Horse Ranch: Dude Ranch Lite

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.

Summer Activities in Brooklyn, NY

Summer Activities in Brooklyn, NY

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.

Summer Activities in Queens

Summer Activities in Queens

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.

Summer Activities in Manhattan

Summer Activities in Manhattan

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.

Summer Activities on Long Island

Summer Activities on Long Island

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.

Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY

Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY

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.

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

QUIZ: What’s Your Perfect New York Family Activity?

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.

Directory of the 38th Annual Westchester Camp Fair

Directory of the 38th Annual Westchester Camp Fair

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.

Taking it to the Streets

Taking it to the Streets

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!

5 Reasons We Love Coney Island

5 Reasons We Love Coney Island

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, New York City’s Newest Park

The High Bridge, New York City’s Newest Park

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 Performers Hit NYC Streets This Summer

Circus Performers Hit NYC Streets This Summer

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.

2015 Rockland Boulders Home Games, Giveaways, and Promotions

2015 Rockland Boulders Home Games, Giveaways, and Promotions

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.

Something Awesome To Do with Kids Every Day this Summer!

Something Awesome To Do with Kids Every Day this Summer!

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.

Take the Kids to SummerStage in NYC

Take the Kids to SummerStage in NYC

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.




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