Visiting Citi Field With Kids

Visiting Citi Field With Kids

Baseball season has officially started and that means our favorite hometown heroes are back. Catching a game with my boys is one of our favorite things to do during the Spring and Summer. Citi Field, home to the New York Mets, is an incredibly kid-...

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Family-Friendly Beer Gardens in New York City

Family-Friendly Beer Gardens in New York City

Spring is here and with that, New Yorkers are taking to the streets. My family and I love to be outside doing anything and everything once the weather gets nice, but lets face it you can only tolerate so many visits to the playground. it's good to ...

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The Big Bounce America is Coming to New York City

The Big Bounce America is Coming to New York City

The largest bouncy house in the world, also known as The Big Bounce America, will be traveling across the country starting next month. The 20,000 square-foot inflatable house of bouncing joy will make a stop in the New York area this June.

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This Summer 'Glamping' is Coming to Governors Island

This Summer 'Glamping' is Coming to Governors Island

The Trust for Governors Island announced it has partnered with Collective Hotels & Retreats, to offer 'glamping' excursions.

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The New York City Fair Is Coming to Belmont Park in September

The New York City Fair Is Coming to Belmont Park in September

The New York City Fair will be held Sept. 1-4 at Belmont Park in Elmont, and feature rides, games, and kid-friendly guest appearances.

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Giant Water Slide Takes Over Manhattan Streets on Saturdays in August

Giant Water Slide Takes Over Manhattan Streets on Saturdays in August

The 10th annual Citi Summer Streets runs from Central Park to the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturdays from August 5-19.

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Mars Rover to Make Final Landing at the Intrepid Museum's Space and Science Festival

Mars Rover to Make Final Landing at the Intrepid Museum's Space and Science Festival

See a Mars rover concept vehicle, visit a massive NASA expo, meet astronauts, and more at the sixth annual Space and Science Festival at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

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Kids in Larchmont Are Rewarded for Wearing Bike Helmets This Summer

Kids in Larchmont Are Rewarded for Wearing Bike Helmets This Summer

Skull Patrol is an initiative created by the Larchmont Recreation Department and Larchmont Chamber of Commerce to encourage children to wear bike helmets.

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Yonkers Public Library Offers Free Admission to New York Museums

Yonkers Public Library Offers Free Admission to New York Museums

The Yonkers Public Library is offering residents free admission to 11 museums and cultural centers in New York, including seven Manhattan museums, as part of its Museum Adventure Pass Program.

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Dry & Secondary Drowning: This Is What Parents Need to Know

Dry & Secondary Drowning: This Is What Parents Need to Know

It's possible to drown hours or even days after leaving the pool. Here's what to watch out forl

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Empire State Fair to Make First-Ever Appearance on Long Island

Empire State Fair to Make First-Ever Appearance on Long Island

Empire State Fair will make its first-ever appearance on Long Island when it comes to the Coliseum in Uniondale for 11 days from July 20-30.

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Come Out & Play Festival Returns to NYC This Summer

Come Out & Play Festival Returns to NYC This Summer

The Come Out & Play Festival will return to New York City for its 12th year this summer from July 21-22.

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Beat the Heat With Ice Cream Tours in NYC

Beat the Heat With Ice Cream Tours in NYC

Sugartooth Tours is gearing up for its Ice Cream Sundays Frozen Treats Tour for the fourth summer in a row.

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Staten Island FunPark to Open in April

Staten Island FunPark to Open in April

Staten Island FunPark, formerly known as Staten Island Go Karts, will open on April 1, the new name a reflection of the park’s improvements and future new attractions.

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Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island will open one month early for the 2017 season.

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Fun Summertime Activities to Do With Your Kids This Winter

Fun Summertime Activities to Do With Your Kids This Winter

There are so many fun summer activities we must forgo when the weather is too cold. But in fact, you don’t have to wait for warmer weather to enjoy some summer fun. Gather the family and check out these great summer activities you can do in winter,...

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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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Visiting Storm King Art Center with Kids

Visiting Storm King Art Center with Kids

A family guide to visiting the sculpture garden Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, NY.

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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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SplashDown Beach: My Favorite Outdoor Family Water Park

SplashDown Beach: My Favorite Outdoor Family Water Park

SplashDown Beach, located in Fishkill, is an outdoor waterpark that is the perfect size for families.

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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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Enjoy NYC Summer Streets Before They Come to An End

Enjoy NYC Summer Streets Before They Come to An End

Families are invited to enjoy the last few weekends of summer at the annual Summer Streets event. Nearly seven miles of NYC streets will be closed to traffic so that families can run and play.

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Summer Olympic-Themed Activities for Kids in the New York Area

Summer Olympic-Themed Activities for Kids in the New York Area

A roundup of activities to celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which includes, crafts, sports, gymnastics, and more.

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Rye Playland: A Westchester Family Amusement Park Since the Early 1900s

Rye Playland: A Westchester Family Amusement Park Since the Early 1900s

A mom's take on visiting the Rye Playland amusement park with little children, from Kiddyland to the Whip.

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Behind the Thrills: How Lifeguards Keep Kids Safe at Water Parks

Behind the Thrills: How Lifeguards Keep Kids Safe at Water Parks

An in-depth look at how the dedicated and well-trained crew of lifeguards keep everyone safe at water parks.

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Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

How to help ensure that kids' time in the swimming pool or water park is safe and fun.

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Parents and Pols Want Pop-Up Pool to stay open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Parents and Pols Want Pop-Up Pool to stay open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

The popular Pop-Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park opened on Tuesday for its fifth and final season, but if some parents and politicians get their way, the pool will stay open beyond this summer.

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Hear Accordion Music From Around the World at Bryant Park

Hear Accordion Music From Around the World at Bryant Park

Bryant Park Presents, an outdoor performing arts series, has announced the free series Accordions Around the World to kick off June 29.

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Top Family Activities for July in the NYC Region

Top Family Activities for July in the NYC Region

Here are our top suggestions for things to do with kids in NYC and the surrounding suburbs in July.

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Summer Theater Performances for Youth in New Canaan

Summer Theater Performances for Youth in New Canaan

The Summer Theatre of New Canaan is presenting two new, original productions its 13th season, James and the Giant Peach, and Cinderella, A Fairy’s Tale.

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State Fair Meadowlands Opens Today

State Fair Meadowlands Opens Today

The State Fair in East Rutherford, NJ—kicks off on June 23 for 17 days of fun.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Joys of Eating Inside

The Joys of Eating Inside

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

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DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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