Country Day Camps Right Outside of New York City

There's certainly no shortage of much-loved day camps right here in NYC, but did you know your kid could be boarding an air-conditioned bus to a right-outside-the-city summer oasis?

From sprawling campgrounds and top-notch athletic facilities to outdoor adventures and classic activities like canoeing and archery, these day camps from our partners offer amenities and activities that are tough to come by in our wonderful but admittedly crowded city. And as if that isn't reason enough to trade a humid crosstown hike or a stifling subway ride for door-to-door bus service, many of the camps also provide on-site lunch, healthy snacks, and even towel service. Did we mention these tried-and-true traditional summer programs have been adored by families across the tri-state area for decades?

12 Favorite Baby and Toddler Classes in Queens

Searching for an engaging baby and me class in Queens to take with your infant, crawler, or toddler? This diverse and ever-changing NYC borough offers up plenty of options for the littlest ones including music, art, movement, and even science. 

We've rounded up a dozen of the most popular and unique baby and toddler classes in Queens, including an outdoor nature program and an infant movement session. If you call Queens home, check out these classes, and find one that works best for you (or your caretaker) and your child. And don't forget to check out the other drop-in play spaces in this family-friendly borough.

Need more inspiration? Check out our NYC Baby Guide or directory of classes across NYC.

Free in March: 25 Things To Do that Won't Cost a Thing

Spring may not have sprung quite yet, but it promises to at any moment. So get ready, because when the temps start to spike, there's loads of free fun to be had. Whether you’re looking for a lucky Leprechaun, or some Seussical silliness, Los Angeles has got it going on. With migrating whales and incoming swallows, you aren’t going to have any trouble keeping the family busy all month long; and if you want to do it all without spending a cent, we've got your back with the 25 free outings below!

March GoList - Best Things to Do with Kids in Boston

March is a month of celebrations, so lets celebrate! From Purim to St. Patrick's Day to maple sugaring festivals, there are tons of family-friendly festivities happening all around town this month. As winter gives way to spring, lots annual favorites like the Boston Flower and Garden Show and Revels Spring Sing are also popping up on the calendar. For a full list of ways to have family fun during winter's last hurrah, check out all of our picks below.

March GoList: Best Things To Do with Connecticut Kids This Month

March is all about St. Patrick's Day Parades and Maple Sugaring Festivals, but there are loads of additional family-friendly festivities and events happening all around Connecticut this month. Read on to see our top picks to make the most of winter's last hurrah. And for a complete list of this month's happenings, be sure to check out our Event Calendar. Happy (almost) spring!

These DC Museums Are Free Every Day (Seriously)

When it comes to Washington, DC, museums are not in short supply, and thankfully, neither is free admission! If you're looking to explore the wonderful museums that DC offers without breaking the bank, then you've come to the right place. We've compiled the best museums that are free everyday (yes, really, everyday). 

Take a look at our list below and find someplace fun - and free! - to check out with the family.

March GoList: The Best Things To Do with NJ Kids This Month

March comes in like a lion with an abundance of celebrations in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, St. Patrick's Day, and NJ Makers Day. We've rounded up more than 15 things we're most looking forward to this month in NJ, from springtime celebrations to a huge selection of kids' shows. 

Make Dr. Seuss' 115th birthday a festive one at Jenkinson's Aquarium and Liberty Hall. Get your green on at St. Paddy's parades throughout the state. And put those thinking caps on at Makers Day events, including one at Museum of Early Trades & Crafts.  

This month is packed with performances—Beauty & The Beast, Annie, The Cat in the Hat, The Addams Family, B-The Underwater Bubble Show, Disney Junior Dance Party, and much more. And get a taste of early spring at outdoor events like Maple Sugaring at Washington Crossing State Park and Lego Day at Diggerland. 

Read on to see all of our top picks for March awesomeness. And for a complete list of this month's happenings, be sure to check out our Event Calendar. Happy (almost) spring!

March GoList: The Best Things to Do in Westchester with Kids

March winds bring not only April showers but also much fun in and around Westchester—so if you’re getting tired of Ol’ Man Winter, don’t despair!

The first half of the month brings the peak of maple-sugaring season, allowing families to join naturalists in tapping maple trees and evaporating this blasé-looking liquid into the sublime sticky stuff we all know and love. Some events—like Sugarfest—are loaded with assorted embellishments, including the ultimate pleasure—eating it atop pancakes!

As for holidays, March is also known as Women’s History Month, and we have events on our calendar that are family-focused. March is also replete with celebrations of Purim, including the “Big Apple”-style Purim in NYC, along with numerous ways to celebrate being Irish (or pretend that you are), like one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in New York. There are several hot-ticket alerts for live kid shows, including Peter Pan & Friends on Ice, and while we await warmer temperatures, indoor highlights include the Annual WHUD Kids Fair and the return of STEM-tastic.

Grab your calendars and read on for our top things to do with kids this month in Westchester and the Hudson Valley. Also be sure to check out our Event Calendar to be up-to-date on even more of the great goings-on this month!

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