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Take the Kids to Kalahari Resort- PA’s New Indoor Waterpark!

By Debra Ferrie

Any place with the word “resort” in it sounds like a perfect family getaway to me  but add in “Kalahari” and you’ve got a real winner!  If you love water parks (as my kids do), then check out PA’s newest water park, Kalahari Resort, right in the Poconos. An easy drive from the tri-state area […]

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The NYBG Holiday Train Show is Back and it’s Better Than Ever!

By Debra Ferrie

The Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Gardens is a tradition for so many families each year and there’s good reason! If you have little train lovers, they’ll be in their glory watching trains zip by. If you don’t have train lovers, well…you just may after bringing them here. If you are wowed by creations […]

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Grand Cascades Resort- Northern Jersey’s Perfect Family Vacation!

By Debra Ferrie

If I could sum up Grand Cascades Lodge in two words, it’d be “absolutely beautiful!” My kids on the other hand say “totally awesome!”  So combine those two, add in the fact that you can get to Grand Cascades in about an hour from New York City and you’ve got the perfect place for a family […]

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Adventureland, Long Island- New Coaster plus Classic Family Fun!

By Debra Ferrie

There’s a reason Adventureland has been around so long! It’s classic amusement park fun. It’s Long Island’s biggest and best amusement park with rides for kids of all ages and an easy drive for all Long Islander’s and anyone from the 5 boroughs. My kids are 14, 12 and 8 and I’ve been taking them […]

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NY Family Fun at Country Place Resort and Zoom Flume Waterpark in the Catskills

By Debra Ferrie

When you want to relax and spend time with the family, there’s nothing like some time in the mountains at a family resort! Why we’ve never stayed at an inclusive resort before, I’ll never know. But now I know why they are so popular for families- all your FUN is included ( not to mention […]

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Hershey- Beyond the Park- More Chocolately FUN throughout the town

By Debra Ferrie

Hershey is really more than a park, it’s a whole area of attractions for fun loving families, especially ones who love chocolate (who doesn’t?). I’ve heard it called the “Disney of the Northeast” and I agree. Plus it’s an easy drive for so many of us, so what’s not to love? Though the park is the main […]

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Hershey Park Happy! New Glow Coaster and More Reasons to Visit This Summer

By Debra Ferrie

Nothing says summer vacation like a family road trip to Hershey Park for thrill rides on 13 coasters and of course, chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate. We just spent three fun days in Hershey and according to my kids, it’s not only the sweetest place on earth (Hershey’s motto) but “one of the best trips EVER!!” What’s New […]

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Peconic River Herb Farm- Gardens, Treasures and more!

By Debra Ferrie

I recently decided to stop at the Peconic River Herb Farm for the first time. I wasn’t looking for herbs, so if you’re saying ” I don’t need herbs” , please read on. PRHF is MUCH more than herbs.  Located in Calverton, near Riverhead, it’s a great stop for an hour or so on your way out […]

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Great Wolf Lodge New England-Big Resort-Big Fun!

By Debra Ferrie

What kid doesn’t love an indoor water park and battling dragons and wizards while in their bathing suit or jammies? How about an ice cream by the fireplace or story time in the lobby? And so much more to explore! And now anyone who lives in Long Island, Connecticut or lower New York has a choice […]

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Spring Days Out on Long Island (With “Bigger” Kids)

By Debra Ferrie

Is it really spring? The ground has barely thawed, but I’m thinking of all the wonderful places I can take my kids this Spring. Having kids that are not so little anymore- 14, 12 and 8- changes the dynamics for us. No more little kid children’s museums playing with plastic vegetables or days at the […]

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