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Off Season Couples Catskills Getaway

The Catskills have always been a beloved ‘back to nature’ getaway. It’s only 90 minutes from NYC but you might as well be a world away from the crowds, noise and hurried life. Now Millennial artists, bakers, hoteliers and restaurateurs are shaping the next ‘version” of the Catskills celebrating the same awe-inspiring surroundings.

Tannersville NY: The Ultimate Guide For Family Vacations Only 90 Minutes from NYC

The Catskills have always been a beloved ‘back to nature’ getaway. It’s only 90 minutes from NYC but you might as well be a world away from the crowds, noise and hurried life. When I started planning for our first trip with the kids it was surprisingly difficult to locate toddler activities for our family in The Catskills. There were a lot of great resources for family trips but they were for older kids. Four years ago, I proclaimed I should write a blog to make this easier for families with toddlers, but alas, better late than never, right?

Kaaterskill Falls Hiking and Viewing Options

America’s Oldest Tourist Attraction Now Accessible to All!  Kaaterskill Falls was immortalized by writers and famous painters of the early 19th Century drawing visitors to see nature’s beauty at its best. Still drawing over 100,000 people a year today, the options to see this site are the safest, and most inclusive, they’ve ever been. 

Endless Family Fun: 13 Things to Do in Lancaster PA

When planning group family vacations with home friends in Virginia, we are always looking for great spots in between to meet.  Lancaster popped up on the map and I had heard about “Amish Country” but didn’t know anything else about it. Well,  I was shocked at all the amazing family activities there are. You could easily spend a whole week, or more, here! There really is something for everyone in Lancaster—cultural Amish experiences, working farm activities, history, outdoor sports and scenic hikes, a train lover’s mecca, agri-tainment and  amusement parks. To our pleasant surprise, even though it was a holiday weekend, nothing was “very crowded” which is such a welcomed change!