Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

Take an Underwater Dive in NYC – National Geographic Encounter – Times Square
Mid-winter break is almost here and talk about what everyone is doing is a buzz at school drop off and pick up. If you’re planning a staycation my #1 pick for a NYC adventure that feels like a real getaway is the new National Geographic Encounter. This immersive visual... 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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Tattly Parlor – temporary tattoo parlor
Tattly is known for their ever growing collection of awesomely designed temporary tattoos. Well, they’ve upped their temporary tattoo game and opened up a pop up store, Tattly Parlor. Everything about this limited engagement location brings the experience of a traditional parlor to life for the non permanent tattoo... Read more
Play Fair NYC- Toy Fair’s first consumer’s expo
Today we went to NYC’s first ever Play Fair. It was a huge expo at the Javitz Center, produced by the makers behind the epic annual toy industry trade show Toy Fair. There’s been a lot of buzz about this new event, it was even sold out. We were... Read more
NY Aquarium, Coney Island
I’m a huge fan of the Wildlife Conservation Society. They¬† save wildlife and protect environments worldwide through science, conservation, education and by inspiring people to value nature. They’re also the organization that manages NY Aquarium as well as the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo and Queens... Read more
GingerBread Lane, New York Hall of Science
We visited one of our favorite children’s museums yesterday, New York Hall of Science. And as an added bonus their annual GingerBread Lane exhibit is already up. While my 4 year old’s holiday spirit is already in full bloom, seeing these charming edible houses helped get me there a... Read more