2014 Guide To Attractions

By Tiffany Lu

The Hit Parade Of The Top Family-Friendly Adventures & Attractions In The City

Coney Island's Luna Park Coney Island's Luna Park Editor's Note: For more attractions in New York City, see  our articles "Awesome Apps for Planning Trips" and "NYC By Foot, Boat, Or Bus" You don’t have to be a tourist to appreciate all the city has to offer—bring the kids along for a true NYC experience with our special guide. Broadway & Times Square Times [more]

NYC By Foot, Boat, Or Bus

By Tiffany Lu

Take a look at our list of popular walking, boat, and bus tours of the Big Apple.

From circleline42.com   From circleline42.com Editor’s Note: For more on attractions in New York City, see  our 2014 Guide to Attractions and “Awesome Apps for Planning Trips” So you want to experience everything New York City has to offer (which is a lot)—but where to start? There are so many restaurants, historic landmarks, shops, and attractions to see that it can [more]

Summer Hot Spot: Long Beach

By Nicole Goldstein

Pack up the whole family and head to Long Beach for plenty of fun for all

Cool off with an ice cream cone from Marvel Long Beach, located on Long Island, is a hot spot for families to visit during the summer. Hurricane Sandy hit Long Beach hard, but that didn’t stop it from thriving! Close enough to NYC that you can plan a day trip there this summer. Take part in the laid back atmosphere and enjoy the food, activities, and of course the [more]

Nature Calls!

By Nicole Goldstein

Enjoy the beauty of the summer season with our favorite au naturel activities in and around New York City

Camp Orenda Camp Orenda The beautiful weather that's been shining on NYC is just perfect for getting out into nature! And while a city as urban as New York may not seem to be a natural jumping off point for au naturel experiences, we've found that there's quite a bit of outdoor fun and fresh air to be enjoyed [more]

H2O In NYC

By New York Family

Cool off this summer with our comprehensive list of water-based activities and happenings all over the city

landofmakebelieve-350x233 New York City can reach some pretty extreme temperatures during the summer months. So what better way to beat the heat than with some family-friendly fun? Check out our guide to the best ways to hit your personal refresh button this season -- from water park day trips to roundups of swim suits and towels... *Top playgrounds with water features *Top local [more]

The Ultimate Guide to Enjoying the Hudson River

By Nicole Goldstein

Enjoy a host of refreshing activities for the whole family on the Hudson

Kayak on the Hudson River The Hudson River has so much to offer New Yorkers in the summer! You can kick back and set sail through the sunset, cruise around NYC, take part in some water adventure, or take a trip back in history. Take your family for a day out of fun on the 315-mile-long River! The Hudson River view  If you’re [more]