Looking for a fun activity outside of the Bronx to celebrate Easter? Last weekend we made the 1 1/2 hour drive to Thomaston Connecticut to jump on the Easter Bunny Express at the Railroad Museum of New England. We picked up our tickets from will call inside the station around 30 minutes before our train was to depart. Here you will also find a cool gift shop,
Travel is such an amazing gift to give to your children. Exploring new places, spending quality time together- simply taking a break from the everyday hustle. This is especially true for families who live in big cities like NYC. It is almost as if you can feel the stress drip off- even if it’s just a day or two to escape. But a travel budget is often the last
While this winter might be a little less snow covered than usual here in the Bronx, just two hours away in the Poconos you’ll find plenty of snow covered mountains perfect for some winter fun. You’ve probably seen many of our travel posts highlighting different parts of the Poconos, so we’re excited to share even more ideas for families looking for fun in the colder months. Earlier this week, we
By: Martha Katechis Exploring a new country only a short drive away…. “Oh Canada, Oh Canada…” everyone knows that one right? We think of hockey, cold mountain tops and now Poutine. For this year’s wedding anniversary my hubby and I wanted to travel, but with just a few days available and no plane tickets we knew a road trip was our best option. So to Canada we went, specifically
By now you’ve watched at least one show on HGTV about a tiny house. A couple who would rather spend their money on travel than a mortgage, a young college grad who has room to park their tiny house in their parent’s backyard… but what about a weekend getaway in a tiny house? A camping experience with a twist? This past weekend we packed up the car and headed upstate
Mystic Connecticut is a little over a two hour drive from the Bronx. Located in New London County, Mystic is a beautiful seaside town perfect for a weekend family getaway this summer. With an aquarium, seaport filled with history, and other fun attractions nearby, there’s plenty of options to fill your itinerary with. We recently had the chance to visit this historic seaside town and couldn’t wait to share our trip.
If you’ve been keeping up with our local getaway series, then you’ve probably noticed we’ve returned to the Poconos quite a few times. With so many activities for both families and couples no matter the season- it’s no wonder we haven’t run out of places to go and things to do. Our most recent trip was to Mount Airy Resort Casino. Located just under two hours from the Bronx,
Every year Momtrends hosts an annual Travel Trends event with local NYC bloggers. Momtrends founder Nicole Feliciano traveled the world with her husband before they had children, and now enjoys traveling with her family. Nicole prefers travel over other luxuries, and we love the idea of giving children experiences verses material things. This year’s event was fun and informal as usual, and we even had a chance to ask Nicole some questions about