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Family Day Trips & Mini Getaways for Presidents’ Day and Winter Break

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Monday, February 19, is Presidents’ Day and the start of Winter Break, or long weekends, for many school districts — the perfect time to take some Day Trips or a mini getaway with the family.

We have lots of fantastic ideas. So grab your keys, pack the kids into the car, and happy travels!

Related: 5 Fantastic Podcasts For Family Road Trips

Day Trips

New York

Kids Week 2018 at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NYC

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, NYC

New-York Historical Society, NYC

MoMath: The National Museum of Mathematics in NYC

The MoMA in NYC

Day Trip | Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, NYC

Palisades Climb Adventure in West Nyack, NY

New Jersey

Thomas Edison Historical National Park , West Orange, NJ

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange, NJ

Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ

Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ

Sahara Sam’s Oasis Water Park in West Berlin, NJ


Mountain Creek – New Jersey’s Snow Zone

Florham Park Roller Rink in Florham Park, NJ

Newark Museum in Newark, NJ

Mini Getaways

Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark at Camelback Resort Lodge | family travel

Family Water Fun at Camelback Resort’s Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark

Get Ready to Get Wet: The Inside Scoop on Great Wolf Lodge

Washington D.C. Family Vacation Guide

Washington, D.C. With Tweens

Boston National Historical Park

A Weekend in Boston With the Family

Bring the Whole Family for a Mid-Hudson Valley Getaway

48 Hour Get Away: Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY

New York City Trip for a Music Loving Teen

Weekend Getaway: Philadelphia’s Fantastic Museum Mile


Lions, and Elephants, and Water Slides, Oh My! The Inside Scoop on Kalahari Water Park

5 Amazing Spots for a Hamilton-Inspired Weekend in Historic Philadelphia

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