Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

5 Favorite Halloween Activities – Weekend Fun!
Here are some of our favorites: Bronx Zoo – Boo at the Zoo 2. Coney Island’s spooktacular at Luna park – here’s our review of Deno’s right next door: 3. Barton’s Orchard 4. Six  Flags Fright Fest 5. White Post Farms Fall Festival Save Save Save Save Save Save... Read more
Boo at the Zoo – Bronx Zoo Halloween Fun
Boo at the Zoo is back and we were sure to go early in the season…so we can try to go again if we have time 🙂 This is a really adorable event for children held at the Bronx Zoo – one that takes the creepy out of Halloween... Read more
Bronx Zoo with kids – how to tackle the largest zoo in the U.S.
We love visiting the Bronx Zoo. It happens to be a short drive from our apartment in upper Manhattan and we have a family membership so visit often. The truth is, if you don’t have a car or membership it’s a pain to get to and quite expensive. With... Read more
10 NYC Carousels – and a little history behind each
My family loves thrilling roller coasters with steep drops, upside down turns and neon lights flashing, but we also love the beautiful simplicity of riding a carousel. NYC has no shortage of these, each one unique with it’s own personality, just like the neighborhoods in this kid friendly city.... Read more
Bronx Zoo in the Winter

The Bronx Zoo is truly remarkable, it’s one of the largest metropolitan zoos in the world. And it’s huge, more than 265 acres. The winding sidewalks, naturalistic habitats and Bronx River served as my daughter’s backdrop as she ran wild without hearing me yell ‘watch out’ or ‘slow down.’ She roamed and ran and explored at her own free will – it was great seeing her take such delight in the wide open space.

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