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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Flee Market, Kids, Museums & Culture, New York, New York City, Teens, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Two-For-One Broadway Shows in the Big Apple

NYC & Company is working to promote New York City's theatrical life with "On the House," a program to boost ticket sales at 19 Broadway productions throughout Manhattan.
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Author: Ron Bozman

Tags : Blogs, Caribbean, Couples, Multigen, Museums & Culture, New York, New York City, North America, USA

Cuba is Closer at the American Museum of Natural History

Cuba, a Caribbean isle whose recently unmuted siren song is attracting sophisticated travelers, has just come a little closer.

In conjunction with the island nation of Cuba opening up to foreign influence at political, touristic and economic levels, its culture and biodiversity have planted a beachhead in New York’s American Museum of Natural History.

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Author: Rachel Coleman

Tags : City Break, Couples, Fall Getaway, Flee Market, Kids, Multigen, Museums & Culture, New York, New York City, North America, USA

New York's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Planning a visit to the Macy's-sponsored Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City? Grab extra blankets, a thermos of hot chocolate, and this list of the best viewing spots.

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : Alabama, California, Fall Getaway, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Multigen, New York, North America, Pennsylvania, Texas, USA, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Watersports

All American Thanksgiving Celebrations

A Thanksgiving recipe for fun: FTF's A-Z guide to local events marking the settlers' gratitude, from traditional eats to marathons.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Cheap Vacation, Kids, Multigen, Museums & Culture, New York, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Family-Friendly Nights At The Museum

Picture yourselves bundled in sleeping bags, waiting for the dinosaur skeletons to walk and the mummies to exit their sarcophagi -- it's a night at the museum a.k.a. Family Museum Sleepover.

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Author: Jillian Ryan

Tags : Baby, City Break, Couples, Fall Getaway, Kids, New York, New York City, Teens, USA

New York City Hosts Free And Cheap Halloween Festivities

Starting in early September, carved pumpkins, spooky ghosts and candy treats permeate every corner of New York City, spreading the spirit of autumn and the impending Halloween. NYC & Company, the City's official marketing and tourism partnership organization, welcomes New Yorkers and visitors alike to experience the holiday across the five boroughs, from early October through All Hallows' Eve.

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Author: Selina Andersson

Tags : Couples, Fall Getaway, Kids, New York, Teens, USA, Weekend & Short Break

New York Halloween Getaways Upstate

Within a few hours of well-lit Manhattan, the dark dreary forests, fog-shrouded bogs and haunted houses of the Hudson Valley come to life at Halloween. This tranquil region along the Hudson River and upstate in Westchester, Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties is bursting with fun things themed to the holiday. Whether you just enjoy the fun, festive occasion for its pumpkins, candy and costumes, or if you prefer a more fearful celebration, New York’s Hudson Valley has a weekend getaway option for everyone.

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Author: Seth A. Gladstone

Tags : Baby, Connecticut, Fall Getaway, Food & Wine, Kids, Multigen, New Jersey, New York, North America, USA

New York Metro Apple Farms - U-Pick 'Em And Enjoy

The late summer and early fall is pick your own apples time, and a day at a New York Metro U-Pick farm is the perfect staycation or basis for a cheap weekend getaway for many area families. Follow my family to the countryside in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut for the best P-Y-O apple and pumpkin picking farms in the tristate metropolitan area.

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Adventure Trip, Beach, City Break, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Food & Wine, Kids, Maryland, Museums & Culture, New Jersey, New York, New York City, North America, Pennsylvania, Teens, USA, Weekend & Short Break

Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From Philadelphia

The big state of Pennsylvania offers many possible weekend getaways, but there's also big city life, sand beaches and coasters near Philadelphia families.

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Author: Felicity Long

Tags : Baby, City Break, Family-Friendly Hotels, Flee Market, Kids, Luxury Options, Multigen, Museums & Culture, New York, New York City, Teens

The Sherry-Netherland Redefines Old School with Fresh Family Deals

Looking for a trendy Manhattan hotel with exposed brick, stainless steel furniture and live DJ music? The Sherry-Netherland on New York’s swanky 5th Avenue isn’t it -- and the hotel aims to keep it that way.

This iconic, Grand Dame property, which has been pampering guests since 1927, makes a point of offering the kind of Old World elegance you might find in a vintage Cary Grant movie.

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