New York City

NYPL Margaret Wise Brown

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 …

Michelin New York 2014 Restaurant Guide app

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 …

Toys R Us Times Square

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 …

The Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Pancakes and pyramids: A rainy day in New York guide

Even inside our warm hotel room, I could tell the day was about as raw as it is possible for a Saturday to be. Rain streaked the windows and the passing cabs gleamed wet and bright against the pavement far below. None of us cared. The romance of New …