New York City

Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze faces

Fall fun in New York at the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

It’s October, and we all know what that means: Pumpkins. And no place is that more true than in Croton-on-Hudson, New York just north of Manhattan where more than 10,000 pumpkins are hand carved and arranged into a fall wonderland that’s aptly named …

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Family travel luck at the New York Public Library

If I had to offer one tip for traveling parents casting about for something to do with kids in a place they've never been and about which they know little it would be... Head for the library At the library you'll find books for your kids to read, …

Fall in Central Park

New York City with kids: Why not Westchester?

New York City is a place of dreams. I’m not talking about those clichéd dreams of Broadway stardom or Wall Street riches. No, it is a place of family travel dreams – the Statue of Liberty. The top of the Empire State Building. The Zodiac ceiling in …

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Eating out with kids in New York City using the Michelin Red Guide

This post is brought to you by Michelin Guides. New York City can be challenging place to eat out with kids. Does that statement surprise you? Allow me to qualify it a bit: New York City can be a challenging place to eat out well and …

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Photo Friday: The Family Traveler’s Handbook winners and a look ahead

Tommy and the Incredible Hulk say congratulations to the five winners of a signed copy of The Family Traveler's Handbook. Thanks to everyone who entered and to these five family travelers for sharing their travel dreams: Elizabeth would like to …