New Jersey Archives - My Family Travels
Group of skiers at Big Snow, New Jersey
Article
Big Snow Is Coming!

Every autumn as the winds pick up my family thinks “Big Snow is Coming!” but that’s because we love snow sports. That’s not true in every family. Turning kids into snow...

Read More    5 min read

Dubois Farms is one of the most scenic Hudson Valley U-pick apple farms.
Article
Apple Picking In New York: Farms To PYO And Enjoy

Late summer and early fall are perfect for apple picking in New York at metro area U-Pick farms. According to Lawnstarter.com, New York is #2 in the nation in the number of apple...

Read More    7 min read

Three children playing in a pile of leaves near a tree
Article
Leaf Peeker’s Guide To America’s Fall Foliage

Fall foliage tours and affordable leaf peeping road trips are easy to plan if you use this How-To, Where-To Leaf Peeker's Guide with tips on the best places to see leaf colors...

Read More    4 min read

Aerial view of Big Sur along California's Pacific Coast Highway.
Article
Top 10 Family Road Trips USA

Our Top 10 Family Road Trips USA awards go to the original family vacation: the road trip by car. Nearly 80% of Americans have said they consider road trips...

Read More    3 min read

Article
Halloween Events and Six Flags Fright Fest at Great Adventure Themepark

This year, Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey is back to its old haunts during its annual Fright Fest. Crawl around to hide from the ghosts,...

Read More    2 min read

Casino Pier at the Seaside Heights boardwalk
Article
A Weekend At The Jersey Shore

Forget what you may recall from the popular MTV series, the Jersey Shore is a great family beach destination. There are two wonderful kid-friendly beaches on the real...

Read More    4 min read

Article
Our Cross Country Family Road Trip 2020

The New York Tough Get Going should be the name of our cross-country road trip from New York to California. We are heading West to visit our son and stay awhile, then...

Read More    16 min read

Classic train waiting to depart the Strasbourg Pennsylvania station.
Article
7 Top Train Trips for Exploring the East

With Amtrak entering its 50th year of service, these seven top train trips -- all short ones -- are ideal suggestions for family-friendly trips. We know families with little ones...

Read More    7 min read

Article
Cheap New York City Airport Transportation

Here are some of the most convenient and cheap ways to reach JFK, LaGuardia or Newark Airports in time for your flight. New York City has the highest density of air travelers of almost any place...

Read More    4 min read