Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

Punta Cana – La Hacienda Park
My family loves visiting the Dominican Republic. It’s a short flight from NYC (just under 4 hours) and the island has a little bit of everything! Our past visits we’ve always stayed beach side and taken in the sand, water and sun the gorgeous Caribbean offers.  This trip our... Read more
Nickelodeon Resort – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
My family has visited Punta Cana, the eastern tip of Dominican Republic three times, but this last visit was the best yet. This beachy resort town is filled with all-inclusive mega resorts many which seem to be competing for the title of who has the most pools, best water... Read more
Rocking Horse Ranch – Like Family Sleep Away Camp
I first fell in love with Rocking Horse Ranch when I visited it last winter. My 4 year old at the time was beginning to snow ski and it was our visit here where she mastered the confidence to go down hill while in control without us helping her.... Read more
Rocking Horse Ranch – An Unforgettable Family Vacation
It’s not often I visit a destination with plans on writing travel tips and walk away with none! Rocking Horse Ranch is a delightful  all-inclusive family resort, located about 90 minutes from NYC. In fact, it’s even accessible via train (Metro North). This little resort in Highland, NY was... Read more
Van Saun Park, Bergen Zoo
Brooklyn and I typically head to NJ to run errands after her gymnastics class on Tuesdays. But yesterday our errand run turned into much more. We decided to visit Van Saun County Park. Van Saun is a sweet little park in Bergen, NJ, just 20  minutes from NYC. We’ve... Read more
Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Bronx Equestrian Center
It’s day five flying solo with my wild 4 year old daughter, Brooklyn while her dad is away on business. She woke me this morning with her mouth touching my eye asking where we were going today. I was so tired and stiff because I shared my bed with... Read more