Family Road Traveled

mostly NYC adventures with kids

NYC Staycation for Memorial Day – Adventures Your Family Will Love
Coney Island It’s a little cold for the beach, but it’s perfect timing for the boardwalk entertainment! Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park is a family-owned amusement park situated right along the boardwalk in Coney Island, next to Nathan’s. It features 16 kiddie rides, about a dozen family rides and... Read more
Polar Bear Plunge with Kids, Coney Island – New Year’s Day 2017
My family goes to Coney Island every year on New Year’s Day as a tradition.  We cheer on my boyfriend as he does the polar bear plunge with thousands of other wacky NYers, starting their year with a fresh splash of water by jumping into the frigid Atlantic Ocean.... Read more
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
Coney Island – Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park in the Fall
Coney Island isn’t just for summers! We made a visit the first weekend of Fall and had an awesome time hanging on the boardwalk and riding every ride in the kiddie section of Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park with my family and friends! Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park is... Read more
New York  Aquarium, Coney Island
Every New Year’s day my family heads to Coney Island for the Polar Bear Plunge. I never get in, but my boyfriend does, and I love catching a buzz off the fun energy. The rest of the year I try to avoid it. However I asked one of my... Read more