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

Fun with the Family Upstate 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 Upstate 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 . . . Flume zooming at the Catskills’ largest water park, fly-fishing on the Willowemoc, or hiking to Huckleberry Point
Immersing themselves in the wonderful world of America’s pastime at the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum in Cooperstown
Exploring Ithaca’s nationally acclaimed Sciencenter, or traveling through a huge heart and brain at the Rubenstein Museum in Syracuse
Standing in awe before Taughannock Falls or Niagara Falls

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762765539
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: Fun with the Family Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Mary Lynn Blanks moved to New York City years ago to pursue her dream of becoming an actress, but instead she ran away with the circus. She has written and produced original television and radio programs and commercials for Ringling Brothers.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

The Catskills 1

Kingston 1

Woodstock, Bethel, and Phoenicia 5

Arkville, Delhi, East Meredith, and Roxbury 8

Hunter and Tannersville 11

Prattsville 14

Windham 15

East Durham 16

Catskill 18

Saugerties 20

High Falls and Hurley 21

New Paltz 24

Monticello 27

Livingston Manor 29

Narrowsburg 31

Barryville 33

The Mohawk Valley Region 36

Albany 36

Troy 44

Granville 47

Fort Edward and Rogers Island 48

Saratoga Springs 49

Schenectady 53

Amsterdam 56

Johnstown 57

St. Johnsville, Canajoharie, and Herkimer 59

Utica 61

Rome 63

Sylvan Beach 65

Chittenango 66

Sherburne 68

Binghamton 69

Oneonta 72

Cooperstown 74

North Blenheim 77

Schoharie 79

Howes Cave 79

The Finger Lakes Region 84

Syracuse 84

Cortland 90

Owego 92

Ithaca 95

Auburn 100

Seneca Falls 104

Geneva 108

Penn Yan 110

Watkins Glen 112

Elmira 115

Corning 118

Mount Morris 120

Canandaigua 123

Palmyra 126

Sodus Bay Area 128

Rochester 130

The North Country 138

Glens Falls and Queensbury 140

Lake George 144

Ticonderoga 150

Elizabethtown, Essex, and Plattsburgh 154

Lake Placid and Wilmington 156

Saranac Lake 161

Malone 164

Blue Mountain Lake 166

North Creek 168

Old Forge and Raquette Lake 171

Oswego 175

Sackets Harbor 179

Watertown 182

Clayton and Cape Vincent 183

Alexandria Bay 186

Canton 189

Massena 191

Western New York 194

Buffalo 194

East Aurora 202

Grand Island 205

Niagara Falls 207

Lockport 211

Medina 213

Batavia 214

Arcade 216

Olean 218

Salamanca 219

Jamestown 223

Chautauqua 224

Dunkirk 228

Index 231

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