Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

Field Station Dinosaurs – Be an  Archaeologist for a Day
Field Station: Dinosaurs is like the base camp from Jurassic Park. The ‘wow’ factor for the four and five year olds I brought couldn’t be any higher. They got to play paleontologist for the day, excavate fossils from a sand pit, sort through artifacts and eat ice cream 🙂... Read more
Butterfly Conservatory, Museum of Natural History
We finally made it here! Yesterday we visited the Butterfly Conservatory at Museum of Natural History, it was like being in a fairy tale. This is the 18th annual seasonal butterfly exhibit at the museum that runs Sept – May 2016. We used some of our free passes included... Read more
Camping  in Joshua Tree with kids, Palm Springs
We just got home from a week long California adventure. One we’ll definitely cherish…and one that left us exhausted! We rented a hotel in Palm Springs for the week. It was more of a home base than anything since we spent most of our time at Joshua Tree. This... Read more
American Museum of Natural History, Central Park
One of my favorite things about having guests visit from out of town is seeing NYC through their eyes.  The past few days I’ve had friends staying with us from down south. I often hear ‘How do you raise kids in NYC?’  I’ve happily been raising my daughter who... Read more