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Fun with the Family Metro New York: Hundreds of Ideas for Day Trips with the Kids

Fun with the Family Metro New York: Hundreds of Ideas for Day Trips with the Kids

by Mary Lynn Blanks

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Written by a parent, for parents, this opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guide has hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family Metro New York leads the way to amusement parks, historical attractions, children's museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, and many other exciting places to go. The whole family will enjoy . . . Exploring the natural wonders of Wave Hill, Van Cortlandt Park, and Pelham Bay Park—all within the city limits Time-traveling back to the days of yore, whether as wizards or princesses, at the Cloisters Strolling through the fabulous mansions of millionaires, or speculating on the whereabouts of the buried treasures of Rip Van Winkle and Captain Kidd Swimming, boating, hiking, sightseeing, and fishing on Fire Island National Seashore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762753390
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: Fun with the Family Series
Edition description: Seventh Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mary Lynn Blanks moved to New York City to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. And then she did what every child wants to do, she ran away with the circus, where she got to write and produce original television and radio programs and commercials for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Today she is the proud soccer mom of sons Christopher and Nicholas.

Table of Contents

Introduction v

New York City 1

The Bronx 3

Brooklyn 8

Queens 16

Staten Island 23

Manhattan 29

Hudson River Valley Region 68

Tarrytown 68

Nyack 73

Tuxedo 73

Monroe 74

Warwick 75

Goshen 77

Port Jervis 79

Cuddebackville 80

Newburgh 81

Cornwall-on-Hudson 84

Mountainville 86

West Point 87

Bear Mountain 89

Garrison 90

Fishkill 93

Wappingers Falls 95

Poughkeepsie 96

Hyde Park 98

Rhinebeck 100

Annandale-on-Hudson and Clermont 102

Hudson 103

Kinderhook 105

The Chathams and New Lebanon 106

Hillsdale and Copake Falls 107

Millerton and Stanfordville 108

Millbrook 109

Brewster 111

North Salem and Somers 112

Katonah 113

Yorktown Heights 114

Croton-on-Hudson and Ossining 116

Yonkers 118

Rye 120

Long Island 122

North Shore 124

South Shore 133

Central Suffolk 143

South Fork 148

North Fork 155

Index 159

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