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pick your own pumpkin at Alstede Farms
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Apple Picking In New York: Farms To PYO And Enjoy

The late summer and early fall is pick your own apples time, and a day apple picking in New York at metro area U-Pick farms is the perfect staycation. Many area families with infants...

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Casino Pier at the Seaside Heights boardwalk
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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...

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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...

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

It’s a good time for thinking about family-friendly trip ideas, and these seven top train trips – all short ones -- are ideal suggestions for families with little ones and...

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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...

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9 Questions to Ask Before Planning a Theme Park Vacation

Should you really be schlepping that baby to Disney World for a family themepark vacation? Parents inevitably reach a stage in their lives when they ask themselves: why are we planning a trip...

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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.  As one of America's oldest cities...

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My 5 Favorite Jersey Shore Towns

So you know you are reading about the Jersey Shore. But if you’re expecting a write up on Snooki and the rest of the MTV gang, think again. No, we’re talking vacation: 127 miles...

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Cape May, New Jersey Attractions

Picturesque, Victorian style homes, quiet lanes, and family recreation go hand in hand in Cape May, New Jersey. This beautiful seaside getaway falls just below the Mason-Dixon Line...

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