Contemplating a day trip with the family that’s not too distant, yet far enough away to make the kids feel like they are out of their element? Consider Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, where nature and science, blend with legend and entertainment for a fun, under the sea adventure.
In Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Games, families can participate in winter events year-round, and in summer enjoy even more outdoor athletic pursuits.
It's not a traditional New York City summer without a trip to the boardwalk and beach of Coney Island.
Today, Norwalk plays host to the history buffs, nature-lovers, and kids of all ages who love to explore, experience, and enjoy. Norwalk also boasts a hip and exciting downtown with unique and chic shops, and gourmet as well as kid-friendly, top-rated restaurants where world-renowned chefs work their culinary magic.
For more than 80 years, Rye Playland — America’s first completely planned amusement park and a National Historic Landmark — has created memories for generations of Westchester families.
Sagamore Hill is maintained by the National Park Service and is the only presidential site on Long Island (known as the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site).
It’s incredible how you can visit someplace relatively close to home, yet feel as if you have been transported far away. Watch Hill on Fire Island is one of these magical places, and a perfect destination for a family day trip.
We received so many thoughtful responses to our contest question asking how you measure your success as a parent. It was difficult to select just three winners.
In these uncertain economic times, many people want to turn to a sure thing. Mohonk Mountain House, which has been entertaining families for 140 years, virtually guarantees a fabulous family vacation.
Not too far away, Southern Vermont is nonetheless a world apart. Its small towns offer easy access to skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. On the other hand, sitting by a fire, eating freshly baked muffins may be all the entertainment you want.
Every parent knows there's a buzz in the air before a child heads off to camp! Here are some tips and suggestions — from the toes on up — for how to pack light.
As we approach this more-than-usually momentous New Year, we continue our look ahead, as parenting experts tell us what changes and developments they foresee in their fields in the upcoming 50 years. We can feel the future! HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The counterculture is alive and well in the Pioneer Valley in western Massachusetts.
One mother recognized the need for more educational options for her children and turned it into a unique opportunity for all children and parents.
For all you traveling moms, here the must-have traveling gadgets and necessities.
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.
If you’re planning a trip with your little one, consider these 10 tips to help you out.
There are low-cost places for spring breakers, adult-only sanctuaries for those without kids, and incredible choices for families.
There are a number of low cost carriers, or LCCs, that can help slash your family’s travel budget.
To be honest, I’ve never been a Club Med kind of person. But I was proven wrong on a recent visit to the remodeled Club Med Ixtapa, on the Pacific coast about an hour north of Acapulco.
Boston offers something for everyone, and is not only kid-friendly, but pet-friendly, too!
Camping is a wonderful family affair. Children and parents work together to set up tents, start campfires, and swat away mosquitoes. Despite our careful planning of every article of clothing to bring, what type of sandwiches to make, and which adult beverages we need, we usually forget something.
Road sickness, also called motion sickness, can occur in cars, airplanes, boats, amusement park rides — anything that causes a shift or conflict in the equilibrium between the eye and ear.
Eight hundred six- to 17-year-olds recently answered a survey that found they were stressed from school and extracurricular activities, and they needed a holiday. But taking the family on vacation is no reason to give your green principles a holiday
On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, we signed up for an ATV tour and the guide said my teens, 14 and 16, could drive. They learned basic hand signals and in no time were barreling through mud puddles and across the beach. The ATV tour was the highlight of our week in Puerto Plata, since it also took us into the lush countryside that dominates this part of the country.