Ideas for traveling destinations, from day trips to long weekends.

NYC Escapes: Where to Go for a Long Weekend

Want something more than a day trip but less than a full vacation? Here are PSP member-recommended destinations for a two- to three-day getaway.

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Thinking about a Winter Getaway final

Thinking about a Winter Getaway?!

Below are some suggestions for a Winter Getaway the whole family can enjoy.  Be sure to also consult our specific travel recommendation here.

fall weekends away

Fall Weekends Away

Looking for a Fall Getaway close to New York? Here are some suggestions.  Be sure to also consult our recommendation pages for travel spots here.

Grab a Sweater and Head to the North Fork

Grab a Sweater and Head to the North Fork

Another recommendation for an easy to get to travel destination in New York! Here is one review of visiting North Fork.  Be sure to consult our travel recommendation section here for more advice on where to go.

Busch Gardens

Vacation Secret-- Shhhh!

 Thinking about taking the family to Florida? One parent highly recommends it! Also see our recommendations for travel destinations here.

Busch Gardens, Tampa Florida

Thats So 200 Years Ago

That’s So 200 Years Ago

Thinking about taking the family on an American history-themed getaway? Here's one parent's rave review of Old Colonial Williamsburg, Mystic Seaport and Sturbridge Village.

weekend trip to the hudson valley

A Weekend Trip to the Hudson Valley

Weekend Trip to Hudson Valley:

We took the Metro North train from Grand Central Station to Poughkeepsie on Saturday morning with our two-year-old daughter. (Family Fare is $1.00 per ticket for up to 4 children aged 5 - 11.) We played almost three hours (right through nap-time!) at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum which is a 5-minute walk from the train station and easily doable with the stroller even with some snow on the ground. The museum is


Babymoon Ideas

What’s a babymoon, anyway? Like a honeymoon, it’s a chance to spend quality time with your partner—but this time, it’s specifically planned to take place before the birth of a new baby, as a chance to just chill out, center yourselves, and deepen your bond before a huge and exciting change in your life.

Below, find inspiration for couples’ trips as close to home as Queens and as far away as Barcelona. Plus—if you’re not yet a member of PSP,


Visiting Washington DC with Tweens and Teens

Parents share what to do and see in Washington DC with Tween and Teen kids.

Photo caption: The Air & Space Museum got a lot of thumbs up from PSP parents. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute