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Your Guide to Summer Family Fun!



Hudson Valley families are gearing up for summer and we have the in on all the best warm weather hot spots!

This summer, the Hudson Valley is host to many family events, things to see and places to visit. From Memorial Day to Labor Day and beyond families can catch a parade, visit a festival, grab some ice cream or take a picnic full of fresh farmer's market produce to a local park. You will want to bookmark this one, plenty more to add soon! 


SUMMER FESTIVALS AND FAIRS

Mark your calendar! We have rounded up the best festivals and fairs throughout the Hudson Valley this summer. READ MORE...

SUMMER BUCKET LIST

70 Places to visit this summer. School is coming to an end, the weather is looking gorgeous and we are starting our summer bucket list of ways to fill up our long summer days. If day trips are on your agenda for this summer we certainly have a range of places from parks to museums we are sure you will find a few places to add to your list! READ MORE...

SWIMMING HOLES AND BEACHES

Cool down and take the family swimming in the great outdoors! The Hudson Valley has so many beautiful lakes to offer, many of which have been made into private and state parks available for public day use and camping. READ MORE...










PICK YOUR OWN BERRIES

We put together a list of places for your family to go an pick those fresh berries that grow so well in the Hudson Valley. READ MORE...










ENJOY A SUMMER THEATER TRADITION

A fun family tradition each year, packing up the kids, the pillows and blankets and heading to a good, old- fashioned drive- in movie! We have rounded up the drive- in theaters of the Hudson Valley and Capital Region. READ MORE...


WHO WANTS ICE CREAM?!

It’s hard not to love all the great stuff that makes up July when the list includes fireworks, barbecues, sunny skies, and … National Ice Cream Month! If you’re craving the best ice cream the Hudson Valley has to offer, have we got the guide for you! READ MORE...


TOP PICNIC SPOTS TO TAKE THE FAMILY

It's finally time to get the kids outside to experience the wonders of nature and enjoy some family time outdoors! The following spots are well worth the drive, offer inexpensive ways to be outside and most offer picnicking areas so families can stop and breathe the fresh air. READ MORE...

TOP LIST OF HUDSON VALLEY FARM MARKETS

The Hudson Valley is one of the best places on earth for fresh produce! Join us in exploring the top locations to find these tasty fruits and veggies. Have fun eating healthy! READ MORE...

SUMMER BOREDOM BUSTERS

The lure of slowing down over summer sounds idyllic in the whir of hectic school schedules, but what’s up your sleeve when your child starts singing the summertime boredom blues? READ MORE...

SUMMER CAMP CHECKLIST

Camp season is almost upon us. While we like to think the lazy, hazy days of summer means a time for relaxation, more often than not that morning hustle can be just as stressful as the school year. Before sending your child to day camp, here are 10 suggestions to help make your mornings smoother. READ MORE...






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