Day Trips

Family Day Trips & Mini Getaways To Take Over Memorial Day Weekend

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Monday, May 29, is Memorial Day — the unofficial start of summer!  Whether you have a 3-day or 4-day weekend, it’s plenty of time to take some Day Trips or a mini getaway with the family.

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

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

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Alexander Hamilton and The Gilmore Girls.

Do you have a family obsessed with Hamilton? You want a revolution? We have a revelation! Historic Philadelphia is where you can go beyond Broadway and follow Hamilton’s footsteps.

Thanks to Visit Philly, my A.Ham obsessed family stepped back in time to enjoy a weekend of historic adventures in the City of Brotherly Love.

Here are 5 don’t-miss spots for a Hamilton-inspired weekend of family fun:

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Day Trips

#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~ Getting a Hug From Tiana in Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World

#TBT: Playground reader Jennifer Bonnel shares this sweet photo of her son at their recent trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Little Ollie was going in for a hug from Tiana, who called him “sweet as a beignet,” after he gave her a homemade card that said “I love you!”

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Happy travels!

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The Museum Mile Festival Offers a Mile of Free Arts & Culture For Family Fun in NYC

Museum Mile Festival

Save the date Playground readers! For one summer day a year, seven of of the finest museums in New York City, open their doors to the public free of charge for the Museum Mile Festival. The 39th annual event will take place on Tuesday, June 13 from 6 pm – 9 pm (The festival kick-off begins at 5:45 pm).

A mile of Fifth Avenue between 82nd and 105th Streets will be closed to traffic for the massive street party. Families will enjoy live music, performances, and a night of art at the following museums:

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European Vacation, Far Flung Adventures, TBT: Travel Scrapbook

#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~ Gorgeous Gullfoss Waterfall in Iceland

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#TBT: Playground reader April Daniels Hussar shares this photo of her daughter at the Gullfoss Waterfall in Iceland.

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Happy travels!