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Hitting the Road in New York State Without Breaking the Bank

One way to control family vacation costs is with the time-honored road trip. Explore New York State on a leisurely trip from Watkins Glen in the Finger Lakes to the 1000 Islands region, stopping at castles, a zoo and the Rockwell Museum along the way. To make the journey easier, there are two family-friendly, AAA […]

Road Tripping Through New York State

Family road trips don’t always have to be cross-country treks or epic RV adventures, sometimes they can just be a great excuse to get out on the open road and fully enjoy a state near you. For Northeast-coasters, or even visitors staying for an extended trip, one such state worth exploring is New York. Map […]

Trips to Take With Adult Kids

By Audrey Lee As kids begin to get older, the sadness of growing out of adolescence may overwhelm parents. Long will be the days of wowing your kids with simple trips to the zoo or going to story time at the local library. As they grow older, you may realize travel will become easier. When […]

Fall for Upstate New York

While some of us think Manhattan when we hear New York, there’s a whole world beyond the city. In fact, upstate New York is nearly fall ready and utterly perfect for a seasonal family trip. Head to the Finger Lakes region for fall foliage, quaint town shopping, dining and a wide variety of picturesque outdoor […]

Earthly Delights

One look at a map of Upstate New York quickly explains how the Finger Lakes got their name. Native Americans who first cultivated their sun-swept shores thought the long, narrow waters looked like the imprint of a celestial hand and, although geologists have a different explanation for their shape, the name stuck. Today, the Finger […]