Land of Make Believe in Hope Township, NJ, offers a water park and amusement park geared toward young children.
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The 4th of July is upon us, so be sure to plan ahead with fireworks fun and other celebratory activities in the New York Metro 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.
UPDATED June: Search for the best summer activities for kids in Rockland County. Our guide helps you choose from kids classes, summer camps, summer programs, activities near Rockland County, NY, and family excursions. NYMetroParents has your summer activities in Orangetown, Ramapo, New Rochelle, Nyack, Pomona, Suffern, New City, Valley Cottage, and the rest of Rockland County, NY.
If you have to cook everything inside before you cook it outside, why bother?
A unique art project for kids using leaves and flowers collected on nature walks.
Governors Island opens May 28, and this season offers summer days filled with outdoor fun, culture, and learning.
It's strawberry season! Here's a list of strawberry festivals and pick-your-own strawberry farms in the NYC area.
Eight great family destinations for weekends away or short vacations, all within a few hours’ drive.
Come Out & Play Festival returns to New York City this year with After Dark and Family and Field day events.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Field Station: Dinosaurs will offer a lower ticket price for its final season in Secaucus, NJ. It will also offer new attractions this summer, including a new show, new 3D movie, and a new hands-on activity where kids can dig for bones and learn about fossils.
Make the most of summer with our list of the top 100 things to do in and near New York City from June through September. Get details on fun summer festivals, outdoor concerts and movies, and much more in NYC, Long Island, Southeast New York, and Connecticut.
From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.
After the novelty of no more school! has worn off, and between camp sessions, there will be days when you wake up and wonder what the heck to do. Presenting 10 unexpected ideas to keep boredom at bay.
Want to host a traditional summer barbecue with all the classic food staples without breaking the bank? Follow these seven tips to slash costs without cutting flavor! Perfect for a patriotic 4th of July, or any time.
Dietitians at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital share summer grilling tips and tasty recipe ideas for a healthy backyard barbecue cookout with friends and family.
There are so many fun things to do in the NYC area, all year 'round! We've picked the top 20 best events for families in each season in the following areas: New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and Fairfield County, CT.