Outer Boroughs and Local Fun

Unique staycation at the Radio Hotel in Washington Heights

It’s officially holiday season in New York City, and there is no shortage of activities to enjoy around town. From free tree lightings to holiday shows, there is something for everyone and all budgets. One fun idea that we like to do every year is plan a fun staycation right in Manhattan. And if you’ve been following Bronxmama for some time now, you know the Radio Hotel in Washington Heights

Staying cool at DreamWorks Water Park + special offer

If you haven’t had a chance to cross the George Washington Bridge over to American Dream’s DreamWorks Water Park yet, now is the perfect time! Right now, the largest indoor water park in North America is offering up a Summer Season Splash special that pays for itself in just two visits. More info is below, but first- here is everything you need to know for your visit to DreamWorks Water

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day with Radio Hotel discount

February 27 is Dominican Independence Day. To celebrate, Radio Hotel, Washington Heights’ first-ever full-service boutique hotel, is hosting a Dominican Independence Day deal. For only 72 hours, Radio Hotel will offer 27% off the best available rate (a major steal with rooms going for as little as $64!) Just a bridge away from the Bronx, the Radio Hotel is the perfect staycation idea. For staycationers looking for a fully immersive cultural

Experience Disney’s Mickey & Friends x CAMP An Extra Big Adventure

Calling all Disney lovers! We’ve shared the fun things happening at CAMP NYC stores before, but for the first time ever children and their families can visit for an exciting Disney experience! Starting on May 28, head over to the 5th Avenue CAMP store for Disney’s Mickey & Friends x CAMP: An Extra Big Adventure. Enjoy this larger-than-life play experience where families can climb, zip, slide, bounce, dance and work

Exciting Holiday Experiences at CAMP Stores in NYC

Looking for a fun way to get some holiday shopping done and have some family fun at the same time? Four CAMP store locations have loads of holiday fun happening this month for families to enjoy. Haven’t experienced a CAMP store yet? CAMP is a Family Experience Company with rotating themed experiences. CAMP engages and inspires families through play, content, experiential commerce, imaginative spaces and…fun. Here’s some of what you

Westchester's Winter Wonderland Drive-thru Experience

If you’re looking for a fun holiday experience not too far from the Bronx, head up to Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla for Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-thru Experience. Presented by Westchester Park’s Foundation, this 1.2 mile drive-thru attraction features a fun snowstorm, a 40-foot Christmas tree, and an appearance from Santa. Enjoy a 100-foot light tunnel while listening to holiday music. Proceeds from the event directly benefit Westchester Park’s Foundation

Big Apple Circus Returns to New York City

When the Big Apple Circus closed in 2017, we were sad to see a family tradition go. Then when they returned, the pandemic once again stopped the show. But Big Apple Circus is back at Lincoln Center- “making the impossible, possible!” We recently had a chance to attend opening night, and it was so nice to be back in NYC watching magic happen! Nik Wallenda and his family have created

Lincoln Center Offers Free Classes & Performances for Children, Teens, and Adults with Disabilities

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts just announced its Passport to the Arts Fall 2021 season, with classes, performances, and custom-designed experiences for children, teens and adults with disabilities and their families. Passport to the Arts provides a welcoming, accessible, and affordable introduction to the performing arts at Lincoln Center at no cost. Families attend dance, music, or drama classes, watch exclusive performances, check out behind-the-scenes content, and even meet performers.

Cosmic Camp Interactive Family Adventure Comes to 5th Avenue

If you have a young astronaut in your life, be sure to check out CAMP store’s latest Cosmic Camp Interactive Family Adventure at their 5th Avenue location. So what exactly is CAMP? It’s much more than a retail store- it’s a family experience- with each location offering fun events and experiences for children and their families. Cosmic Camp is a spaced-out experience that challenges you and your crew to have

Tickets on Sale for Pixar Inspired Mini Golf Experience Pop Up in Battery Park

Calling all Pixar lovers in the Bronx! Here’s a fun idea for a summer outing with the family just a quick train- or ferry ride- away. PIXAR PUTT, the ultimate pop-up, open-air mini-golf experience is officially in Manhattan this Summer. Made up of 18 fun and interactive holes inspired by the stories, characters, and icons from some of Disney and Pixar’s most beloved films including Toy Story, The Incredibles, Monsters,

New SEA LIFE Aquarium & LEGOLAND Discovery Center at American Dream

If you haven’t had a chance to check out American Dream just across the George Washington Bridge yet, their latest opening of the SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Center are two new reasons to add it to your summer bucket list. We recently had a chance to check out both SEA LIFE and LEGOLAND Discovery Center before their official grand opening on Tuesday June 15th, and want to give

Westchester's Winter Wonderland New Drive-Thru Light Show Experience

If you’re looking for some holiday fun just a short ride from the Bronx, check out the NEW Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza, presented by Westchester Medical Center Health Network. Westchester Parks Foundation, the only organization dedicated exclusively to promoting and supporting Westchester County Parks, has re-imagined the seventh season of the popular holiday event in partnership with the Westchester County Parks Department, to help create a safe and