Long island's east end is full of pretty, rugged beaches like this one in jamesport
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28 Things To Do In The Hamptons With Kids & Tweens

We only visit the Hamptons in the off season. We can’t imagine dealing with the crowds, traffic and party scene that typifies this string of beach towns during the summer. …

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Seneca lake, the largest of the finger lakes
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12 Awesome Finger Lakes Activities With Kids

The Finger Lakes region of New York offers an ideal combination of museums, outdoor activities, and yummy local food, wine and beer. For a family that enjoys hitting a museum …

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Playing with muppets at the museum of the moving image
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10 Unique NYC Museums Families Love

Updated March 2020 One of the challenges to visiting a New York City is finding fun, authentic, kid-friendly things to do, that every other tourist isn’t also doing.  Here’s one …

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Midtown NYC: 10 Things To Do With Kids

If you’re planning to visit NYC on a family vacation you’ll quickly learn that Midtown East is not known for being the neighborhood that’s most cool (that’s Brooklyn), glamorous (SoHo), …

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Taconic distillery in millbrook, ny makes small-batch bourbon and craft cocktails
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Enjoy A Hudson Valley Couple’s Weekend

Updated February 2020 Tiny Traveler headed off on a group camping trip recently, leaving Rich and I with 48 hours of treasured grown-up time. We were overdue for a couples …

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The great room at the crowne plaza in lake placid is the hotel's focal point. It's the ideal place to gather for afternoon coffee, pre-dinner drinks or dessert and irish coffee. It makes the hotel ideal for small groups for extended families visiting lake placid
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It’s Hard To Choose Between These Kid-Friendly Lake Placid Hotels

The Hotels: The Crowne Plaza Lake Placid & the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Where: Lake Placid, NY There are few hotels in Lake Placid that aren’t kid-friendly to at least …

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Imagination is a nyc playground downtown.
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Top NYC Playgrounds Near Tourist Attractions

New York City has more awesome playgrounds these days than a parent can keep track of. Lucky for visitors, several of these NYC playgrounds are located in or near attractions …

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A pickled pig sandwich in lake placid
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12 Great Kid-Friendly Lake Placid Restaurants

One of the things that brings us back to Lake Placid year after year is that the town has a lot of dining for its small size and much of …

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Sea glass carousel at battery park, nyc
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5 Top things To Do, See, Eat With Kids in NYC

Updated January 2020 When venturing out with kids it’s important to know where you’re going and what you’re likely to do. But in New York City the more important questions …

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Historic places: fort castillo in st. Augustine
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10 Top Historical Places To Visit In The U.S.

Read about side trips from U.S. national parks. Who says kids can’t spend some time learning new things over the summer?  Weekend visits to these historical places can make history more …

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