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This Weekend: Learn About NYC Through Free Citizen-Led Walks

This Weekend: Learn About NYC Through Free Citizen-Led Walks

Jane's Walk NYC, the New York City branch of Jane's Walk, offers free, citizen-led walking tours in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island one weekend each year.

Top Family Activities for May

Top Family Activities for May

The best family activities and things to do with kids in NYC, Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield, and Long Island in the month of May.

Alice Austen House: Family Outing

Alice Austen House: Family Outing

The Alice Austen House, also called Clear Comfort, is a historical landmark and vibrant cultural center, which exhibits parts of Austen’s extensive photography collection with the mission of keeping the spirit of the early American photographer alive.

New Children's Museum Opens in Rye

New Children's Museum Opens in Rye

The long-awaited opening of the new Westchester Children's Museum is here. Check out the new facility within Rye Playland, chock-full of family-friendly activities.

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

New Observation Tower to Open at Kreider Farms in Pennsylvania

New Observation Tower to Open at Kreider Farms in Pennsylvania

Kreider Farms, in Manheim, PA will unveil a brand new observation tower on May 3.

A Family Vacation with Balance: Yours at Smugglers’ Notch Vermont

A Family Vacation with Balance: Yours at Smugglers’ Notch Vermont

Smugglers’ Notch Vermont helps families achieve balance while on vacation, mixing opportunities for time together, plus time apart to explore individual interests.

Chocolate Shop in Forest Hills Adds 'Star Wars' and Lego Shapes to its Menu

Chocolate Shop in Forest Hills Adds 'Star Wars' and Lego Shapes to its Menu

Aigner Chocolates in Forest Hills has been bought out by new owners and now has longer hours, new shapes, and more menu options beyond chocolate.

Bear Mountain State Park: Family Outing

Bear Mountain State Park: Family Outing

Visit Bear Mountain State Park where there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy the warmer weather. Situated in Rockland County, the terrain is home to countless native animal and plant species, including the black bear—from which it gets its name.

Top Family Activities for April in the NYC Region

Top Family Activities for April in the NYC Region

It’s the first full month of spring, and hopefully we’ll get plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy the season. Here are our favorite things to do with kids in April.

Wave Hill: My Favorite Spot in NYC

Wave Hill: My Favorite Spot in NYC

Wave Hill is an estate with more than 20 acres of rolling hills, about a dozen different gardens, small nature hikes through the woods, and breathtaking views of the Hudson River.

See ‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ at the American Museum of Natural History

See ‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ at the American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is opening a new exhibit called “Dinosaurs Among Us” on March 21 that will compare dinosaurs to modern-day birds.

Camelback Resort: Where Ski Slope Meets Water Park

Camelback Resort: Where Ski Slope Meets Water Park

Camelback Resort in Tannersville, PA, in the Poconos Mountains region, offers a massive indoor water park, skiing, snowtubing, rock climbing, a ropes course, mini golf, laser tag, an arcade, and more.

The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden is Open

The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden is Open

The 14th Annual Orchid Show, Orchidelirium, is open at the New York Botanical Garden.

10 Best Family Activities for March

10 Best Family Activities for March

This March, look forward to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, an early Easter, and educational, fun activities for Women’s History Month. Go maple sugaring or plan any number of other exciting day trips!

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo: Family Outing

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo: Family Outing

Beardsley Zoo in Connecticut offers visitors of all ages the chance to experience nature with year-round family-friendly programming that emphasizes education, conservation, and fun.

Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos: A Giant Water Park & Much More

Kalahari Resorts in the Poconos: A Giant Water Park & Much More

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Pocono Manor, PA, boasts 100,000 square feet of slides, water roller coasters, a lazy river, hot pools, and two play areas, Tiko's Watering Hole for toddlers and Splashdown Safari for older kids.

15 Things to Do in Astoria With Kids

15 Things to Do in Astoria With Kids

Get to know Astoria, New York. Here are 15 amazing things to do in Astoria for the whole family.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center: A Day of Fun, Indoors and Outdoors

Stamford Museum & Nature Center: A Day of Fun, Indoors and Outdoors

Stamford Museum & Nature Center offers a variety of fun things to do with kids, including Bendel Mansion Museum, Overbrook Nature Center, and Heckscher Farm, all of which allow you to get close to nature.

5 Reasons We Love Williamsburg

5 Reasons We Love Williamsburg

5 reasons we love Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

5 Reasons We Love Harlem

5 Reasons We Love Harlem

Here are five reasons why we love Harlem.

Learn About How Vikings Actually Lived at Discovery Times Square’s New Exhibit

Learn About How Vikings Actually Lived at Discovery Times Square’s New Exhibit

Learn how the Vikings actually lived their lives and walk out of this exhibit at Discovery Times Square with a whole different perspective.

7 Chocolate-Making Classes in Manhattan and Brooklyn

7 Chocolate-Making Classes in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Why buy chocolate from a grocery store when you can make your own? Check out one of these classes with your mini chocolate lover and create your own sweet treats!

10 Best Family Activities for February

10 Best Family Activities for February

From Valentines Day to Presidents Day, from local bowling alleys to regional day trips, here are the best kids' activities for February.

The Crayola Experience, Where Everyone Is an Artist

The Crayola Experience, Where Everyone Is an Artist

Housed in a former crayon factory, the Crayola Experience in Easton, PA, offers many activities for kids to unleash their artistic creativity.




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