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Unicorns at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

Unicorns at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

May 13, 2013 No Comments The Cloisters’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is turning 75. In honor of this diamond anniversary, unicorns will be present for a special exhibit. That’s right, unicorns! These are not just your ordinary variety of unicorn either. They hail from the late Middle Ages, and are represented by beautiful tapestries ...

 

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New York City on a Budget: Best Family Attractions Under $20

New York City on a Budget: Best Family Attractions Under $20

March 20, 2012 No Comments Whether you live in New York or are visiting on a family holiday, you don’t need to go broke to have some fun. Below is an alphabetically ordered list of great family attractions in New York City that are affordable. Come discover these gems.   American Museum of Natural History – Manhattan This prominent museum is home ...

 

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10 Top Zoos on the East Coast USA

10 Top Zoos on the East Coast USA

January 17, 2012 No Comments Zoos are a great place for families to visit any time of year and offer an unforgettable learning experience about our world’s amazing wildlife. Listed alphabetically, the following 10 zoos are among the best on the East Coast of the USA. Visit one of these for a memorable encounter that will inspire future generations with ...

 

Wintery Wonderland – Lake Placid New York

Wintery Wonderland – Lake Placid New York

December 13, 2011 No Comments Listening to a little Irving Berlin in the holiday season may put you in the mood for some snowy scenery. Maybe something that’s a bit of a throwback, when Currier and Ives prints were not historic views of the past, but rather realistic depictions of the present. Skaters on lakes, snowy fields, no real reason ...

 

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Modern Art and Modern Ice Cream – New York City Treats

Modern Art and Modern Ice Cream – New York City Treats

October 7, 2011 No Comments A big city – and New York City is certainly one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the world – is full of surprises and treats. Some of them are classic attractions, like the many wonders to be found in the multi-level Museum of Modern Art on the upper East side of Manhattan. Some are hidden ...

 

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Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty – Two New York Icons

Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty – Two New York Icons

October 6, 2011 No Comments On a recent trip to New York City, there were two classics of New York site-seeing that my kids had on their ‘must see’ list. They wanted to walk the Brooklyn Bridge, and they wanted to see the Statue of Liberty. Both ended up being a compromise – Brooklyn Bridge is a long walk for ...

 

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Our Family Visit to New York City – Off the Beaten Track

Our Family Visit to New York City – Off the Beaten Track

October 2, 2011 No Comments When you take tots to the city, the world opens up. The city itself is a world to a child, and one as vast as New York offers many different worlds to explore. We were able to go to several areas of this great American city that I hadn’t spent much time in before, and ...

 

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5 Top Family Museums in New York

5 Top Family Museums in New York

August 18, 2011 No Comments A Popular destination choice for many foreign and domestic visitors, New York offers an exciting array of museums and attractions for people of all ages. Listed alphabetically, the following five museums are among the best in New York, where families can explore everything from fossils to fine art, and come away with a greater appreciation ...

 

Top 10 Best Indoor Waterpark Resorts in the USA

Top 10 Best Indoor Waterpark Resorts in the USA

August 14, 2011 3 Comments What’s better than taking your family to a hotel resort or spending a day at a waterpark? Both! Resorts with waterparks included let families have their cake and eat it too. And those with indoor waterparks offer year-round weather-proof fun. Listed alphabetically, the following 10 indoor waterpark resorts offer recreation that is built into the hotel, ...

 

20 Best Small Amusement Parks for Families in the USA

20 Best Small Amusement Parks for Families in the USA

July 5, 2011 2 Comments Small amusement parks are big on fun for families. They can have many advantages over the larger commercialized theme parks: being smaller, they are easier to navigate; they are often less expensive with lower admission fees and food prices; they are less crowded with shorter waits and lines; they are clean and very family-friendly (often ...

 

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