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Poughkeepsie For A Family Getaway – What Fun!

Why visit Poughkeepsie, NY you ask? Well let me tell why Poughkeepsie is a great secret kept for family getaways. Located in the Hudson Valley, Poughkeepsie has a great deal of culture and history. If you like to enjoy the great outdoors, there are amazing...

Legoland Discovery Center New York Trip Report

What is more exciting to kids than Legos? Here's our trip report of a toddler's first visit to Legoland Discovery Center in New York. My son could not wait to go and we invited some friends join us for the trip. Our...

Winter Fun With Kids in New York City

We have great recommendations for fun winter activities with kids in New York City. As we all know trying to find something to do with a toddler during the winter can be a challenge. Luckily, there are a lots to do here in...

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New York’s Top Must-Visit Art Galleries

Art Galleries You Shouldn't Miss Out On In New York When it comes to New York’s architecture and design, as well as the city’s wealth of culture, you don’t need an art degree to tell you what you like. Visited by millions every year, New...

Travel Guide to Free Things to do in New York City

New York City is a magnet for travelers both foreign and domestic. And it’s no surprise: NYC is packed with sights, sounds and people from all walks of life. Although the cost of living in New York is notoriously high, the cost of visiting doesn’t...

Most Popular US Cities For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Can you guess the most popular cities in the United States for St. Patrick's Day celebrations? Well without question, nowhere on earth could possibly compare with Dublin on St. Patrick's Day for authenticity.  This year will be particularly vibrant with "The Gathering", Ireland's year-long heritage celebration...

New York Hotels That Excelled During Sandy’s Aftermath

Choice Hotels Ascends to New Heights When Hurricane Sandy struck, no one believed there would be such devastation. True heroes rose during that time and the travel industry was put to the test.  Fleeing residents were welcomed to local hotels and exceptions were made everywhere, from...

Release Your Inner Child At A Make Meaning Store

Disconnect, unplug and tap into your own creativity at one of the newly opened Make Meaning stores.   Share the experience with your children or friends and create long lasting memories.  This is a great way to have a stay-cation day together and leave with a...

Spooky Road Trip Destinations for Halloween Lovers

My family and I make an annual family vacation revolving around Halloween. My love for the holiday rubbed off on my husband and, in turn, our children. Packing up the car and heading out on the open road has quickly become a favorite family tradition....

5 Top Fall Cultural Events In New York City

Something that is never missing in this beautiful unsleeping city is the variety of possibilities and magnificent events that are on display all year around. Within the romance of this fall 2012, one more time New York offers us numerous cultural activities, from music to...

Lonely Planet Offers Free “Best of” Travel Apps

All of my favorites are included!  Just in time for the new iPhone 5, free apps for the very 'best of ' are being offered free of charge for Barcelona, London, New York, Paris, and Rome by Lonely Planet, one the most respected travel publishers...

Where To View The London Olympics For Free

A guide to the best free views of the Olympics With millions of Olympics tickets sold almost instantly to sports fans around the globe, many are left without a chance of seeing the sporting events unfold this summer. However, there are a select number of locations...