The Best NYC Budget Hotels For Mothers and Families

Under normal circumstances, the word ‘New York’ and ‘Cheap’ do not do well in the same sentence. However, there are ways one can cut accommodation costs; especially if you are planning a family vacation. When looking to cut accommodation costs, timing is of the essence. Hotel rates tend to go down in winter. However, regardless of the season, there are a ton of hotels in New York whose expenses are manageable. Condor hotel At the heart of Williamsburg is a beautiful hotel that goes by … [Read more...]

Questions To Ask Heating Contractors Ithaca NY

You have probably narrowed down your choices of heating contractors and need to decide on which one to choose. As a mom, you budget everything, so you want to ensure that you choose the best HVAC contractor to fix your heating problem right away, and cost-effectively, too. Before you do so, take the opportunity to interview the heating contractor so you can ask questions to help you choose the right one. You want someone who is trustworthy and reliable to get the job done right. In this post, … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Navigating a New York Family Vacation

Planning a vacation for a family in New York City can be overwhelming when there are so many different places and things to see. There is no city quite like New York City. With all of the museums, parks, zoos, theaters, and other features, where are the best places to go? The answer is easy. With everything New York City has, there is something for everyone. 1) Hotels Image via Flickr by Mike Sinko Location is everything, especially before a long, fun-filled day of adventuring in the … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget to Pack These Items When Visiting Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a popular family vacation destination, and with good reason. Not only are there dozens of ways to take in the splendor of one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world, there are hundreds of other activities to fill your days. From museums and aquariums to hiking and biking to immense arcades and water parks, Niagara Falls has it all. With so much to do and see, you might be wondering how to pack for your adventure. We’ve put together a list of things that you … [Read more...]

The Best Eats In Troy New York

The state of New York is an excellent haven for foodies. Almost every city in New York has excellent restaurants to boast. One of these cities is Troy. You can find whatever you are looking for: Asian, Mediterranean, Italian, and of course, the classic American cuisine. Whatever type of cuisine you seek and crave for, they have a restaurant for you. Here are some of the best eats that you can find in Troy, New York: Dinosaur Barbeque Dinosaur Barbeque is a household name, not just … [Read more...]

5 Fun Cities to Visit on a Budget

Taking a trip to the city should not have to cost you an arm and a leg. In many cases, most cities are quite walkable and offer a variety of activities to occupy a single day trip. This way, you avoid the costs of an overnight stay, and you get to pack your day full of sightseeing and exploring. When on a budget, you may think that all of your destinations for city visits would have to be small and off the beaten path. However, the following guide will show you that cities, from big to small, … [Read more...]

Things To Do With Kids in New York City

New York City is one of the most desired travel destinations among families. For many, the bright lights, masses of people and sheer size of the city are unimaginable. The whirlwind that is portrayed on TV and in movies make NYC all the more intriguing. What’s Not to Love? New Yorker’s are a breed of their own, the world witnessed this after 9/11. Their strength, resilience and the way they stand in solidarity makes outsiders want to experience to their culture.  From strong personalities … [Read more...]

Tips For Visiting the Statue of Liberty with Kids

One of the greatest symbols of the American spirit is the Statue of Liberty. If you are planning a trip to New York City, taking a cruise to the Statue of Liberty is a must. For parents bringing along their kids on this trip, making sure they have fun and stay safe should be a priority. While touring around this iconic landmark, you and your family will be able to get great views of Lower Manhattan, as well as enjoy the café and gift shop located around the Statue of Liberty. Check out the … [Read more...]