Where to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in the New York Area

Where to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in the New York Area

Here’s where to celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November in the New York area.

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See Snoopy Wear Couture Just in Time for New York Fashion Week

See Snoopy Wear Couture Just in Time for New York Fashion Week

Snoopy & Belle in Fashion will feature the ‘Peanuts’ characters in designer costumes.

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Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! Returns to New York

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! Returns to New York

Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! offers free admission to participating institutions across the country and a number of them are in New York.

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Rockwood Hall State Park: The Best Place to Climb Trees Along the Hudson

Rockwood Hall State Park: The Best Place to Climb Trees Along the Hudson

Rockwood Hall State Park is a 200-acre park in Sleepy Hollow that runs along the Hudson River, and used to be part of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve.

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Kids Receive Free Admission to Madame Tussauds This November

Kids Receive Free Admission to Madame Tussauds This November

Just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, Madame Tussauds in Times Square is offering free admission for kids younger than 12.

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White Post Farms in Melville: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, and Much More

White Post Farms in Melville: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, and Much More

At White Post Farms in Nassau County, Long Island, kids can see exotic animals, jump into a giant sandbox, a train ride, and many more family activities.

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Renovated Movie Theater and HomeGoods Added to Bayside Shopping Center

Renovated Movie Theater and HomeGoods Added to Bayside Shopping Center

The Bay Terrace Shopping Center in Bayside, recently renovated AMC Movie Theatre, and opened a new HomeGoods.

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Top Activities for Kids in November in the New York Area

Top Activities for Kids in November in the New York Area

Our guide to the best things to do with kids in and around the New York area this November.

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Camelback Resort: Tips for Visiting in the Summer and Fall

Camelback Resort: Tips for Visiting in the Summer and Fall

Camelback Resort may offer ski slopes and an indoor water park in the winter, but you can visit the outdoor water park, zip line, and rides during warm-weather months.

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Top Activities for Kids in October in the NYC Region

Top Activities for Kids in October in the NYC Region

Whether you’re looking for kids’ activities right in your backyard or a day trip away, here are our favorite October family highlights.

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New Offerings For Kids at Hurds Family Farm

New Offerings For Kids at Hurds Family Farm

Hurds Family Farm near New Paltz has new offerings for kids this fall.

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Fine and Visual Arts Events in the NYC Area

Fine and Visual Arts Events in the NYC Area

You and the family can attend events, explore museums, and see work that’s new and from the past with fine and visual art events in the NY Metro area.

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RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns Comes to Long Island & New Jersey

This fall, families can see amazing jack o’lantern displays when RISE of the Jack O'Lanterns makes its much-anticipated New Jersey debut and also returns to Long Island.

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Enjoy Free Fall Family Days at Carnegie Hall

Enjoy Free Fall Family Days at Carnegie Hall

Families can enjoy the wonderful world of jazz during Carnegie Hall’s annual Fall Family Days on September 24-25.

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Local Farms to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Local Farms to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

One of the most beloved television specials of all time, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, is turning 50 this year, and farms across the country are set to celebrate the special anniversary this fall.

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Top Activities for Kids in September in the NYC Region

Top Activities for Kids in September in the NYC Region

Discover our top recommendations for September things to do with kids in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield, and beyond!

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The New York Renaissance Faire: Where Fantasy Rules

The New York Renaissance Faire: Where Fantasy Rules

The New York Renaissance Faire is back in Tuxedo, NY, for its 40th season, which runs Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day through Oct. 1.

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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.

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5 Reasons We Love Bryant Park (Especially During the Fall & Winter)

5 Reasons We Love Bryant Park (Especially During the Fall & Winter)

Between the ice-skating rink, carousel, and Winter Village restaurants and shops, it’s easy to spend a fun-filled afternoon there and is worth the trip, even from the ‘burbs.

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Cool and Unique Kids' Classes in New York City

Cool and Unique Kids' Classes in New York City

Kids can make their own chocolate, ice cream, soap, and much more in these great classes in New York City.

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Free Circle Line Cruises For Kids This November

Free Circle Line Cruises For Kids This November

This November Circle Line Cruises is offering kids free tickets.

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Kid-Friendly Wineries on Long Island

Kid-Friendly Wineries on Long Island

These wineries on Long Island provide fun for the whole family, so parents can enjoy local wine tastings and the kids will have plenty of activities to keep them busy.

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Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center 2015 Season Info

The Rink at Rockefeller Center opens its ice to the public on Tuesday, October 13. Read on to find out about opening day activities, the 2015 season schedule, and fun extras that Rockefeller Center has in store for visitors this winter.

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Celebrating Alice's 150th Birthday

Celebrating Alice's 150th Birthday

This fall, events all over New York City are commemorating the 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this November

This is your guide to the best things to do with your kids in Westchester County, NY, this November. Take advantage of fall in the Hudson Valley at these fun family events, in Croton-on-Hudson, South Salem, White Plains, Yonkers, and beyond.

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Top FREE Things to Do in Westchester this November

Think free events are no fun? Don't let the cost (or lack thereof) fool you! There are plenty of free things to do this November in Westchester County, NY, that are worth getting your kids out of the house.

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Craft Events for Kids in Westchester this November

These November events in Westchester County, NY, feature fall and seasonal crafts for kids as well as DIY projects, nature crafts, LEGO projects, hands-on museum workshops, and more in the area.

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Fun Outdoor Events for Kids in Westchester this November

Before it gets too chilly outside, take advantage of these things to do outdoors in Westchester this November. Bring the kids to a fairy tea party or turkey scavenger hunt, and bring the whole family on a guided trail hike or discovery walk.

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The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze on the Hudson

The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze on the Hudson

The Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze in Croton-on-Hudson has everything from standard Jack-o'-lanterns to extremely elaborate and abstract designs, and all are lit up throughout the landscape of Van Cortlandt Manor in various arrangements.

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Top Things to Do Each Season in the New York City Area

Top Things to Do Each Season in the New York City Area

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.

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Top 20 Things to Do in the Fall on Long Island

Top 20 Things to Do in the Fall on Long Island

Have fun in the fall on Long Island at these 20 must-do family events, including country fairs and harvest festivals, Halloween celebrations, apple and pumpkin picking at local farms, and more!

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Top 20 Things to Do in Fall in New York City

Top 20 Things to Do in Fall in New York City

From the peeping the changing leaves to Halloween celebrations, there are plenty of family activities in New York City to keep you having fun all fall, including old-fashioned fun at the Queens County Fair, Boo at the Zoo at the Bronx Zoo, and the ...

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Top 20 Things to Do in Fall in Fairfield County, CT

Top 20 Things to Do in Fall in Fairfield County, CT

From an apple picking outing at a local Connecticut orchard, to watching the fall foliage change, there are plenty of family activities in Fairfield County, to keep you busy during Connecticut's autumn season. Don't miss the Connecticut Renaissance...

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Top 20 Things to Do in Fall in Westchester County

Top 20 Things to Do in Fall in Westchester County

From picking apples to peeping at the changing leaves, there are plenty of family activities in Westchester County to keep you having fun all fall, including a Native American pow wow, the Honey Harvest Party at the Greenburgh Nature Center, and m...

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Pick Your Own Apples in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Pick Your Own Apples in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Find u-pick apple orchards and farms in the NYC area, including Long Island, Southeast New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, that offer pick-your-own apples in the fall. In addition to apple picking, many of these farms also offer fun fall extras ...

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Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in NY, NJ, and CT

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in NY, NJ, and CT

October is the perfect month to take an adventure to the farms and fields for a little pick-your-own family fun. Spend a day in the pumpkin patch and bring home gourds small and large for painting, carving, and cooking.

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Creative Director Michael Natiello Dishes on the 2013 Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze

Michael Natiello of Garrison has served as the creative director of Westchester's famous Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze for the past nine years. Here, he tells us what we can expect at the 2013 Blaze, which will feature more than 5,000 jack-o'-lanterns.

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Fun Fall Festivals in Westchester and Rockland

Fun Fall Festivals in Westchester and Rockland

UPDATED FALL 2015: Celebrate the harvest season in the Hudson Valley at these fall fairs and festivals in Westchester and Rockland counties, including Bear Mountain, Brewster, Cortlandt Manor, Katonah, Pleasantville, Sleepy Hollow, and beyond. Brin...

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Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in New Jersey

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in New Jersey

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in New Jersey this fall. Our guide includes pick-your-own pumpkin farms throughout NJ that, in addition to pumpkin patches, offer bonuses for fall visitors, like corn mazes, hayrides, haunted houses, and harvest...

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Pick Your Own Pumpkins in NYC

That's right - there's pumpkin picking right here in New York City! Read all about the Queens County Farm Museum's own pumpkin patch, where you can pick your own orange gourd in preparation for Halloween.

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Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Rockland County NY

These two pick-your-own farms in Rockland County, New York, offer visitors the full fall experience, complete with pumpkin and apple picking. Tramp through the pumpkin patch with your little ones, then enjoy seasonal activities like hayrides and a ...

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Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Fairfield County CT

Find out where to go pumpkin picking in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, pumpkin carving, haunte...

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Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms on Long Island

Find out where to go pumpkin picking on Long Island. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes,...

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Where To Pick Your Own Apples in New Jersey

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in New Jersey

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a guide to pick-your-own apple farms in New Jersey, which are all just a short trip...

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Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Connecticut

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Consult our guide to find pick-your-own apple farms in Connecticut, many of which offer fun fall activities ...

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Where To Pick Your Own Apples on Long Island

Where To Pick Your Own Apples on Long Island

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a guide to pick-your-own apple farms on Long Island, many of which include fun fall...

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Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Southeast and Upstate New York

Where To Pick Your Own Apples in Southeast and Upstate New York

Apple picking makes for a quintessential family weekend getaway or day trip that brings fruitful rewards far after you've left the orchard. Here, we've put together a list of pick-your-own apple farms throughout New York state, including Southeast,...

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Expert Tips for Hiking with Children in the Fall

Expert Tips for Hiking with Children in the Fall

Hiking is a great outdoor activity for the whole family. Author Jeff Alt provides a kid-friendly guide with family hiking tips.

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23 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this September

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do on Long Island this September includes fall fairs and festivals, kids shows, and more in Amityville, Centerport, East Hampton, East Meadow, Huntington, Old Westbury, Rockville Centre, Syosset, Uniondale, an...

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2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals on Long Island

We've rounded up a list of the fall fairs and festivals happening on Long Island this year, including harvest festivals, craft fairs, cultural festivals, and more in East Northport, Hempstead, Long Beach, Old Bethpage, Riverhead, Southampton, Westb...

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