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Where To Catch a Boat Ride in the New York City Area

Where To Catch a Boat Ride in the New York City Area

The New York metro area offers a wide variety of cruises and sails sure to delight all ages, and we’ve collected the very best ones for you right here.

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts on Long Island

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts on Long Island

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids on Long Island.

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in New York City

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in New York City

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids in NYC.

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties.

The Joys of Eating Inside

The Joys of Eating Inside

If you have to cook everything inside before you cook it outside, why bother?

DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

A unique art project for kids using leaves and flowers collected on nature walks.

Top Family Activities for June in the NYC Region

Top Family Activities for June in the NYC Region

Here are our best recommendations for family fun in the month of June.

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.

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.

What To Do With Kids This Weekend On Long Island

What To Do With Kids This Weekend On Long Island

From concerts and performances, to workshops and exhibits, plan your weekend with our round up of the best things to do with kids on Long Island this Saturday and Sunday. Check out our picks for kids' activities in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

What To Do with Kids This Weekend in Westchester, Fairfield, and Rockland Counties

What To Do with Kids This Weekend in Westchester, Fairfield, and Rockland Counties

From concerts and performances, to workshops and exhibits, plan your weekend with our round up of the best things to do with kids in New York and the northern suburbs this Saturday and Sunday. Check out our picks for kids' activities in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield counties.

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.




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