Spring Top Lists




  • Favorite Hudson Valley Playgrounds

    Our favorite playgrounds with a checklist for parents on playground safety

    The Hudson Valley provides some of the most beautiful, fun and safe playgrounds for your children. Some of them are hidden gems, and we want to share them with you! Also, check out our playground safety check list. read more »
  • Best places to ride a horse in the Hudson Valley

    Delight the horse lover in your family

    Riding lessons and trail rides are a great way to enjoy nature in the Hudson Valley read more »
  • Best places to bowl in the Hudson Valley

    Take the family and have a ball

    List of bowling alleys in the Hudson Valley read more »
  • Home gardening go-to

    De-stress and have fun with these home gardening tips!

    Get tips on DIY Zen gardens, gardening with kids and other home gardening topics. read more »
  • Up and Down the Hudson River

    Experience the excitement of what New York has to offer…virtually

    Metro-North and Hudson Valley Parent have collected some of the most amazing virtual exhibitions that are flowing up and down the Hudson River. Enjoy educational programs from the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum or experience operatic performances from world renown artists performing at the Metropolitan Opera. This is your chance to try out new dramatic experiences no matter where you live or work. read more »
  • Best Ice Cream Shops

    We've got the scoop on the very best ice cream parlors in the Hudson Valley!

    From old fashioned ice cream parlors to farms high in the mountains, the Hudson Valley is filled with some of the best Ice Cream anywhere. So if its ice cream you are craving these hot summer days- we have the list for you! read more »