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Oh, What Fun It is to Ride: Where to Go Sledding in NYC

Grab your sled and head out to one of the best sledding hills in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. Here’s the scoop on 10 spectacular spots.

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12 Signs You’re A West Village Parent

With the proximity to the Hudson River Park, tree-lined streets and a chic downtown vibe, you wouldn’t dream of moving to the suburbs (let alone above 14th St.). You know you’re a West Village parent if you agree with these 12 signs.

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How to Get in Free at 13 Top NYC Museums

Get the inside scoop on “free days” and “pay what you wish” policies at the most popular museums in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

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Kid’s Best Friend: Where to Adopt a Pet in NYC

Find your family’s perfect pet match at one of the city’s best animal shelters and rescue organizations. Some even cater to kids and teach them how to care for cats and dogs!

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Fresh Baked Fun: Tour the New Milk & Cookies Kids Spa & Salon

Read on to discover why you’ll want to make an appointment at this kids spa where fun, beauty and delicious meet.

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See How They Stack Up: 8 Spots for Building Block Play

Here’s the exclusive scoop on eight spots that are stocked with everything little builders dream of from LEGOs to giant foam blocks.

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Ready, Set, Create: NYC’s Best Drop-In Art Classes for All Ages

Drop-in art classes abound for little Picassos and Warhols of all ages. Read on to learn about NYC’s most inventive and imaginative classes where your kid can create something cool on the fly.

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A Family Guide to Forest Hills Queens

With the shopping mecca of Austin Street to a sweet small town feel, Forest Hills is a family hot spot in Queens. Here’s where to eat, shop and play.

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Live to Dance? 7 Kid-Friendly Performances to Watch

These dance companies welcome kids in the (matinee) audience, and sometimes even offer a chance to dance with the professionals.

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Neuschwanstein Castle - Hohenschwangau, Germany

16 Storybook Destinations You Can Visit

From castles to Wonderland, here are 16 real-life destinations that any fairy tale lover will want to know about.

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17 Reasons Why Queens is Great For Kids

Lonely Planet recently named Queens the number one travel destination for 2015 and here’s why we think it’s an awesome spot for families to explore.

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8 Haute Spots for Hot Chocolate

Make a really sweet memory by sharing one of NYC’s best cups of hot chocolate with your kids including a waffle cone cup of cocoa and other deliciously, creative concoctions that are sure to warm you up.

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The Farm on Adderley

6 Kid-Friendly Farm to Table Restaurants

From bistros to pizza joints, more and more eateries are creating menus featuring sustainable ingredients from local sources and many of the city’s farm-to-table restaurants that welcome diners of all ages.

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Totally Tubular! Where to Go Snow Tubing Near NYC

What’s better than sledding in Central Park and can be done even when the city isn’t blanketed in the fluffy stuff? Snow tubing! Here are the best local ski hills that offer slip, sliding fun for the whole family.

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10 Terrific Drop-In Times Just for Toddlers

Explore some of the biggest places around NYC that cater to the smallest kids like the Met, LEGOLAND and the New York Hall of Science, during a safe time reserved just for toddlers with age-appropriate activities lined up.

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