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Best Things to Do in Acadia National Park with Kids

Visiting New England’s Acadia National Park is an annual summertime tradition for many families from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. However, visitors from all over the world also come to enjoy this national park in Maine. In recent years more than 3 million people have visited the park each year! Families love hiking along one...
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Top Things to do in Rochester in Winter

Fun things to do in Rochester in winter? Really? Yes, really! From great places to ski, snowboard and snow tube, to cool museums and fun family spots, this city has a lot to offer. Rochester started out as a town focused on industry. But it has grown and now is better known for festivals, great...

Top 10 Things to Do in Rochester, NY with Kids

Did you know that Rochester is the third largest city in New York State? It’s surprising because Rochester is a big city that doesn’t feel like a big city at all. In fact, my kids and I would happily nominate Rochester as the most family-friendly city in New York state. From its plethora of minor league...
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New York Ski Resorts for Families – I Ski Free NY Passport for Kids

Like many states, New York ski resorts have a passport system that allows children of a certain age to receive a free lift ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket. Kids in the 3rd and 4th grades are eligible for an I Ski Free NY passport. We live in Maryland, but this deal caught my eye...
Things to do in the Finger Lakes

A Weekend Family Getaway in the Finger Lakes

If you’re looking for a kid-friendly weekend getaway, the Finger Lakes in Upstate New York is a great option. Besides scenic bodies of water across 80 miles of stunning countryside, there are so many things to do in the Finger Lakes with kids. There are interesting cities to explore along the way as well.  Syracuse,...
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A New York City Tour with Adventures by Disney

A highlight of my year was taking my 7-year-old daughter on a tour of New York City this summer. I’ll be forever grateful to Adventures by Disney for hosting us. We got a unique behind-the-stage experience of the Big Apple. And the memories made during our first mommy-daughter trip are the jewels I hope to...

Boston Christmas and Holiday Events for Families

Christmas in New England conjures up traditional images of twinkling tree lights white with snow, door to door caroling, and wintry streets primed with shoppers looking for the perfect gift. All of this and more can be experienced in and around one of the hearts of New England: the city of Boston.
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Holiday and Christmas Events in New York City with Kids

There is nothing more magical than the streets of New York City during the holidays. It kicks off with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and ends with the ball drop in Times Square. Look anywhere and everywhere to find a festive touch. Classic holiday and Christmas events in New York City are a favorite tradition...
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The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: A Spectating Guide

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City is one of our nation’s biggest and most beloved Thanksgiving traditions. The event has been the kicking off the holiday season for 92 years. Still growing strong and gaining ground with each season, spectating in person may seem like a daunting thought. I’m here to tell...
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