New York With Kids

What’s in New York City for Teenagers? Ask a Teen Concierge

by Sandra Foyt

If you want to know what’s in New York City for teenagers, ask the Teen Concierge at Omni Bershire Place in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. I had a chance to interview Larissa Horn, the the Teen Concierge behind Omni Berkshire’s Teen Connect Program when she was […]

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Hilton Garden Inn Staten Island: a Family-Friendly Budget NYC Hotel

by Sandra Foyt

The best-kept secret to finding a budget NYC hotel is that there’s more to the Big Apple than Midtown Manhattan. New York City is composed of five boroughs: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and the often-forgotten Staten Island.  Because it’s frequently overlooked, Staten Island lodging […]

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New York City with Kids: Fun and Educational Things To Do, Family-friendly Hotels and Restaurants, and More!

by Sandra Foyt

Even though I lived on the Upper West Side for ten years, it’s a whole new experience to return to the Big Apple with my children. New York City with kids is a world onto itself. Seen through the eyes of a child, Gotham is […]

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Dig This! Rockhounding in New York

by Sandra Foyt

Little kids love to collect rocks, even if it’s just a piece of gravel.  Even older kids get a kick out of working the gemstone mining station found at Howe Caverns, High Falls Gorge, and many theme parks. Why not capitalize on that interest to introduce […]

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Discover New York with Kids

by Sandra Foyt

In a state as big as New York, it could take a lifetime to explore it all. From the global capital of New York City to the tranquility of an Adirondack lake, families can find find a wide variety of adventure sto suit budgets, interests, […]

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