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


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


  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


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


   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


 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 […]