Family Trips

Go Modern at Philip Johnson's Glass House

Day Trip

New Canaan, CT

Celebrated modern architect Philip Johnson chose New Canaan as his weekend retreat and designed an iconic glass house here in 1947. The one-room...

Picnic with the Past on Governors Island

Day Trip

Governors Island

At just half-a-mile (800 yards, to be precise) from the towering skycrapers of Lower Manhattan, historic Governors Island is the city's nearest escape....

Mind the Delaware Water Gap in Milford

Weekend

Milford, PA

You could just come to Milford, Pennsylvania for the legendary hotel in its midst. Indeed, the celebrated Hotel Fauchère is a bona fide destination of its own...

Spend a Zen Day on Staten Island

Day Trip

Staten Island

Wow. Staten Island has a serious Asian side. Nowhere else in the five boroughs will you find a traditional Chinese Scholar's Garden or monastic Tibetan...

Family Trips from New York City