Step back into the 16th Century at the New York Renaissance Faire

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An hour north of NYC you can spend the day as if you were living in the 16th Century at the New York Renaissance Faire.  My son and I had a great time a couple of years ago in the woodlands of Sterling Forest in Tuxedo Park, New York.  We spent a full day enjoying […]

Fun Times at the Crayola Factory

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  Do you have children who love to color and be creative?  Well if you do, I highly recommend making a trip to the Crayola Factory in Easton, Pennsylvania.  My son and his cousins had such a great time here!  They were able to create sculptures with the modeling materials, draw with chalk on the […]

The Museum of the Moving Image

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When visiting NYC, don’t forget about making a trip to Astoria, Queens.   Hop on the Q or N subway train and check out the Museum of the Moving Image.  If I had to vote, this would be one of my all time favorite museums because it is a  great place to take kids.   […]

All Aboard the Red Caboose

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   In the beautiful countryside of Lancaster County you can stay at the Red Caboose Motel right in the middle of Strasburg, Pennsylvania trains country.  A couple of summers ago, we met my sister and kids at The Red Caboose and had a memorable time.  We stayed in a caboose one night and then the […]

Off Beat Museums of Western New York

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 Are planning a road trip to Niagara Falls?       Everyone knows the best part of road trips are stopping along the way to check out a small town’s “claim to fame.”  On our way to and from Canada last year, we visited some outstanding museums.  Here are my picks next time you are […]