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“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

“Roll Model” Campaign During National Bike Safety Month Helps Parents Put the Brakes on Child Bike Fatalities

May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely.

2011 Jones Beach Air Show Welcomes Summer on Long Island

2011 Jones Beach Air Show Welcomes Summer on Long Island

Break out the beach towels and welcome summer with the Air Show at Jones Beach. The eight annual Air Show will help celebrate America's Centennial of Naval Aviation.

Family Travel: Indoor Water Parks in the Northeast

Family Travel: Indoor Water Parks in the Northeast

Indoor water parks are a perfect family vacation option during the cold winter months. We've rounded up six awesome indoor water parks that are within easy traveling distance of the New York metro area.

Family Travel on a Budget: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Family Travel on a Budget: San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital, is tropical, picturesque, and loaded with family-friendly options.

Family Travel: Maine's Kennebunk Region

Family Travel: Maine's Kennebunk Region

The Kennebunk region of southern Maine offers visitors a taste of old New England charm by the sea. Find out what family-friendly attractions this area has in store, from fabulous seafood to beautiful beaches and resorts, all in the air of a rustic sea town.

Summer Activities at Bayville Adventure Park

Summer Activities at Bayville Adventure Park

If you're looking for a family outing on Long Island this summer, see what attractions and pirate-filled fun awaits you at Bayville Adventure Park in Bayville, NY.

How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming

How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming

Consult our tips before you head to the shore this summer, and be confident that your children are prepared for swimming in the ocean.

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water on Long Island

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water on Long Island

Check out our roundup of parks and outdoor activities for families in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island.

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in New York City

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in New York City

Check out our roundup of parks and outdoor activities for families in New York City, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield Counties

Summer Fun in the Parks and on the Water in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield Counties

Check out our roundup of parks and outdoor activities for families in Rockland and Westchester Counties, NY, and Fairfield, CT.

Family Outing: Brooklyn's Prospect Park

Family Outing: Brooklyn's Prospect Park

Families looking for some outdoor activity in Brooklyn are sure to find something that interests them in Prospect Park. Spanning 585 acres, the park is situated between many popular neighborhoods and attractions and has something to offer everyone, from picnics to carousel rides to sea lion shows.

Summer Family Outing in Westchester County, NY: Rainbeau Ridge's Open Farm Days

Summer Family Outing in Westchester County, NY: Rainbeau Ridge's Open Farm Days

See what activities and events Rainbeau Ridge, a local produce and animal farm, has in store for kids and families this summer.

Just for Moms: The Best Bathing Suits for Summer

Just for Moms: The Best Bathing Suits for Summer

If you're among the many women who have come to dread swimsuit season and its skimpy options, check out this season's more modest options that have every body type covered.

Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats

Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats

Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dish full of healthy ingredients and kid-pleasing decorations. Plus, see our tips for getting your kids involved in the cooking.

Passover Recipe: Pear and Apple Kugel

Passover Recipe: Pear and Apple Kugel

Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dessert dish full of healthy ingredients. Plus, see our tips on how to get your kids involved in the cooking.

Family Travel: Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean Paradise

Family Travel: Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean Paradise

Jillian Ryan, a freelance travel writer living in Brooklyn, outlines opportunities for family fun on the sunny Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos.

The Hacienda Tres Rios: Where the Mayan Heavens Kiss the Sands

The Hacienda Tres Rios: Where the Mayan Heavens Kiss the Sands

Read about the sustainable Caribbean resort Hacienda Tres Rios, a "green" luxury hotel full of opportunities for family fun.

Family Travel: Bon Bini to Curacao!

Family Travel: Bon Bini to Curacao!

Curacao's balmy temperatures and white sand beaches may be enough to satisfy many families all day, but this Dutch island can provide lots of other fun activities as well.

River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor in Westchester

River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor in Westchester

This summer, explore local history and the landscape on the fifth annual River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor.

A Family Vacation to Orlando, FL

A Family Vacation to Orlando, FL

Orlando adds new stuff — amazing stuff — stuff that begs repeat familt visits to indulge in the latest in killer coasters, theme restaurants, and jaw-dropping concept rides.

A Family Vacation to Bermuda

A Family Vacation to Bermuda

Now celebrating its 400th anniversary, Bermuda — just a short flight from the east coast — makes for an ideal family getaway!

Fun on the Water in the NY Region

Fun on the Water in the NY Region

We spend most of our time on an island or alongside rivers and lakes. Here's how to have fun with the water around us.

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks

The majority of sun exposure occurs during the first 18 years and this exposure has a cumulative effect.

Summer in the City: Parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx & Queens

Summer in the City: Parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx & Queens

Don’t let your kids spend the summer sweltering on tar beach, or stuck indoors. Citywide, parks offer great alternatives. Here are a few of our favorites...

Luxury in the Dominican Republic

Luxury in the Dominican Republic

Club Med Punta Cana is an embrace of luxury with level of sophistication and comfort, while still retaining all the fun of a family resort.




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