Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

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
Crayola Experience – this brand is starting to make LEGO look boring
Somewhere deep in the YouTube black hole my daughter came across a video about the Crayola Experience in Easton, PA and became obsessed. Yesterday we made the scenic 90 minute drive from NYC to Easton, PA to see what this experience is all about. I have to admit, I... Read more
Legoland Discovery Center Westchester
This year for Mother’s Day I went to Legoland. Truth is, my favorite part of Mother’s Day is all the empty kid destinations.  Brooklyn, my four year old daughter, and I went on this adventure with friends – another mom and her four year old boy. The Westchester, NY... Read more
Billy Beez, Palisades Center Mall
One of my favorite indoor play spaces to visit is Billy Beez, located in the Palisades Mall in West Nyack, NY, about 30 minutes north of NYC. This is really a remarkable facility in size, range of physical activities and cleanliness. All week schools in the area have been... Read more
Palisades Climb Adventure Ropes Course
WOW. I still can’t believe I did this. This week my four year old daughter and I conquered the ropes climbing course, Palisades Climb Adventure. We were suspended 85 feet in the air and navigated a dozen or more obstacles while harnessed and tethered to a secure metal structure.... Read more