Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

Best NYC Beach – Jacob Riis Park and Rockaway Beach  – Queens
Most people in NYC know of Coney Island and Jones Beach. Long Beach is another popular one. My favorite is one a little less crowded but no farther and absolutely gorgeous, Rockaway Beach. It’s located in Queens, and is accessible via Jacob Riis Park or through Fort Tilden. During... Read more
Rockaway Beach Day – Hurricane Sandy Remains – Public Art
The Rockaways has been a popular summer retreat since the 1830s. This beach resort town, especially Breezy Point  located on the western end of the Rockaways, was hit really hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Most Breezy Point homes were damaged or destroyed by high water and fire –130... Read more