Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

Brooklyn Children’s Museum – An Educational Treasure
I finally made the trip to Brooklyn Children’s Museum this past weekend and am already planning a return trip. This unique indoor play space brings to life an enjoyable balance of educational yet playful experiences. I didn’t expect such a huge range of subject matter. I also didn’t expect... Read more
Best bouncy houses near NYC roundup

Bouncy houses, where your kids can go crazy so you don’t. Here’s a roundup of the best bouncy houses near NYC. We’ve been visiting these indoor romper rooms since our daughter, Brooklyn, was about a year old. These giant inflatables are a lot of fun and an awesome way to burn off energy while practicing motor skills and gaining confidence for little ones.

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Stepping Stones Children’s Museum, Norwalk, CT
Stepping Stones Children’s Museum is like a fun emporium for kids. My 4 year old daughter has been begging to go for weeks. This past weekend we made the one hour drive¬† from NYC to Norwalk, CT and paid a visit. We used to be members here and would... Read more
Billy Beez, Palisades Center Mall
One of my favorite indoor play spaces to visit is Billy Beez, located in the Palisades Mall in West Nyack, NY, about 30 minutes north of NYC. This is really a remarkable facility in size, range of physical activities and cleanliness. All week schools in the area have been... Read more