Thanksgiving in New York City (with a teen and a tween)

I have included a list of links at the end of the post. Traveling with a 15 year old girl and a 12 year old boy and two (very young) parents requires flexibility and the knowledge that not everyone will have their needs met at the same moment in time. Every day every member of the family will have their wants and needs met for a large portion of the day, but unlike solo or couples travel there will undoubtedly be compromise involved. Our first compromise was the hotel. Mr. …

Our Family Vacation to New York City

We just came back from a week in New York City. We had a fabulous time, and I wanted to share some hotel, dining, shopping and activity tips with you. First and foremost, you are going to New York City, do not eat at, or stay in any chains. You can take a Marriot Vacation in any strip mall in America. Embrace the city, and stay in a boutique hotel, and eat like a local. The Hotel We stayed at the Roger Smith. This is my second visit, and I’ve …