Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

NYC Top Holiday Family Outings
Gingerbread Lane, New York Hall Of Science This fun display showcases over 1,100 edible houses crafted with 630 pounds of gingerbread, 748 pieces of candy and 3,640 pounds of icing! Best part of this adventure is it’s at one of our favorite children’s museums , New York Hall of... Read more
Turtle Back Zoo Holiday Lights Spectacular
Last night we visited Turtle Back Zoo for their annual holiday lights spectacular. We enjoyed it so much it’s definitely one my family’s top picks for holiday fun with young kids this year. When we arrived we were greeted by costumed Frosty, Rudolph and a Turtle. As we entered... Read more
Holiday in the Park, Six Flags
Last night we drove 1.5 hrs from NYC to Jackson, NJ to check out Six Flag’s version of Christmas, Holiday in the Park. They did a stellar job. It was a gorgeous 55 degree night, the park was filled with millions of twinkling lights as well as what felt... Read more
Best Christmas Lights in NYC
One of my favorite holiday traditions since having a family is driving around looking at Christmas lights. We’ve done this the last three years and have seen some outrageous, wacky and flat out bizarre displays. Dyker Heights – Brooklyn Last night we visited Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, and this is... Read more