Posts Categorized: Day Trips

A Day at the New York State Museum

New York State Museum

Our family has visited the New York State Museum on a couple of occasions now and we’ve been impressed each time. It’s a fun, educational and affordable trip that can be combined with another stopover in Albany (we recommend Washington Park) to add on to the day’s adventure. You can grab a floor map at… Read more »

North-South Lake & Kaaterskill Falls Overlook

North Lake & Kaaterskill Falls

North Lake is the kind of place that reminds me why I love the Hudson Valley. It’s an ideal spot for a day trip or nearby vacation – beautiful, affordable and a wide variety of activities that will please everyone in the family. North-South Lake Campground offers over 200 tent and trailer campsites along with… Read more »

Top New Jersey Beaches for Families

New Jersey Beaches for Families

Despite the impression you might have from watching the reality show, the real life Jersey Shore has a lot to offer families of all ages. Most importantly, New Jersey has a great selection of beautiful ocean beaches within a few hours of the Hudson Valley. So whether you’re taking a day trip to get some… Read more »