New York

Author: Anonymous

Tags: USA

Dreaming Big in the City that Never Sleeps

Lin Yutang once said, 'No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.' This quote is more than true in relation to my vacation to New York City as a resident of the plain suburb of Henderson, Nevada.

Author: Lee Dunlap

Tags : Winter Getaway

Christmas In New York - The City's Best Holiday Attractions

Grab the kids and get into the Christmas spirit by experiencing all that New York City has to offer during the November to January winter holidays, when most family activities are free.

Recently, I’ve been bursting at the seams with holiday spirit (I had too much to eat at Thanksgiving), and being in the city that never sleeps, I’ve found an endless list of activities to spread some Christmas joy this season and for years to come.

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Author: Fran Falkin

Tags : 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.

Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday, was first celebrated in 1621 by the pilgrim settlers to show thanks for the bountiful harvest that would see them through the long winter. Throughout the years, we have continued the tradition by enjoying feasts with family and friends, acknowledging our gifts, and connecting with those who sustain us.

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Author: glenluzong

Tags : USA

Manhattan Movie Madness: New York's Film Locations

Walking around Manhattan on a cold and windy day in December is not how I wanted to spend a Friday morning with a friend from out of town. But, during her weekend visit from Toronto, Michelle (being the television and movie buff that she is) was very eager to finally see all of the buildings, restaurants and street corners that she's come to know and love from movies and TV shows.

So we called On Location Tours and booked a "New York City TV and Movie Tour."

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Author: Jillian Ryan

Tags : 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, across the five boroughs, from early October through All Hallows' Eve. Whether it's watching the world-famous Village Halloween Parade or taking the family to discounted Broadway shows, there is no shortage of Halloween events in the City.

Most are free, some are cheap, and all are guaranteed fun.

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Author: Selina Andersson

Tags : 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 New York in Westchester, Dutchess, Orange and Ulster Counties is bursting with fun things themed to the holiday.

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Author: glenluzong

Tags : USA

Lighthouses For The Night

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day and if you've never thought about staying in one, this is your chance.  In 1789, the United States passed an Act in support of all lighthouses, beacons, and public piers. More than 200 years later, several historic beacons offer affordable, family-friendly lodging along the East and West coasts of North America.

 

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Author: Family Travel Forum Staff

Tags : Washington

Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Get a round-up of Family Travel Forum's picks for family-fun apple orchards and the U-pick orchards and pumpkin patches nearest you.

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Author: Seth A. Gladstone

Tags : 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: Kathryn Kates

Tags : Weekend & Short Break

Niagara Falls Canada

It isn't just newlyweds who are taking advantage of Niagara Falls' changing combo of the classy, the kooky, and the naturally beautiful on the Canadian side of this natural wonder.

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