Family Friendly Philadelphia: Boom! 48 Hours in Philly For History Buff Families Who Love Benjamin Franklin, Public Art, And The Movie National Treasure

Family Friendly Philadelphia We are a New York based family of history buffs. Accordingly, our kids – ages 6, 8, and 12 – not only love United States history, but also movies about history, like National Treasure. Enter Philadelphia – the perfect destination for a quick 48-hour getaway. Philadelphia hits the US history jackpot withContinue reading “Family Friendly Philadelphia: Boom! 48 Hours in Philly For History Buff Families Who Love Benjamin Franklin, Public Art, And The Movie National Treasure”

Calling All Young History Buffs! Experience The Best Washington, D.C. Area Family Attractions On Your Next Vacation!

Washington, D.C. Area Family Attractions Visiting our nation’s capital is a rite of passage for every American. As a result, the Washington, D.C. area offers family attractions that are unique, interesting, and educational for everyone. Families with kids learning about the United States of America and democracy will eat up visiting these Washington, D.C. areaContinue reading “Calling All Young History Buffs! Experience The Best Washington, D.C. Area Family Attractions On Your Next Vacation!”

The Ultimate Guide For Fun Loving Family Adventures In The Tri-State Area

I’m so excited to host another GUEST BLOGGER on The Mint Chip Mama! Please welcome: JENNIFER FRISCH, who has some great tri-state area family adventures to share! Family travel is one of my passions. I get so many great ideas and family travel tips from The Mint Chip Mama. I wanted to share my family’s most recentContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide For Fun Loving Family Adventures In The Tri-State Area”

The Top 5 Holiday Light Shows on Long Island

It’s wonderful to live in an area with so many holiday light shows. What’s even better is we are so lucky to have many beautiful historic mansions on Long Island offering the perfect back drops for such events. Coupled with that, these holiday light shows are a safe way to enjoy an evening outside withContinue reading “The Top 5 Holiday Light Shows on Long Island”

The Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels) – Part 2

As I said last year in my first hiking post, family hikes on Long Island have saved us since the world closed due to Covid-19. I still agree that these family hikes – and spending time outside in nature – have preserved our sanity. It’s the perfect marriage of exercise, enjoying beautiful scenery, and beingContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels) – Part 2”

Greenport, Long Island – The Perfect Relaxing Destination For Families

Greenport, Long Island is absolute heaven. It feels like a small town, it is beautiful, it is on the water, it has great restaurants, cute stores, and even old-fashioned ice cream shoppes. It is the perfect family destination for a day trip or for an overnight stay. As an added bonus – if you liveContinue reading “Greenport, Long Island – The Perfect Relaxing Destination For Families”

Zipline & Ropes Courses on Long Island. Soar into Family Fun & Adventure in the Sky!

We are so lucky to have two great zipline and ropes courses on Long Island – The Adventure Park Long Island and WildPlay Jones Beach. The two are quite different and if you love adventure, I recommend trying both experiences! As you can see, we have become a zipline and ropes course family. It seemsContinue reading “Zipline & Ropes Courses on Long Island. Soar into Family Fun & Adventure in the Sky!”

Make Your Own Custom Graffiti Street Art – In Bushwick!

Graffiti has become a new obsession for us over the pandemic. Since we have spent so much time out in the woods hiking around Long Island – one of our favorite finds has been the colorful art of graffiti. I was so excited to learn about Brooklyn Unplugged’s Graffiti Street Art Workshop in Bushwick. NotContinue reading “Make Your Own Custom Graffiti Street Art – In Bushwick!”

The Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels)

Family hikes on Long Island (for all skill levels) have saved us since the world closed down due to Covid-19. These family hikes on Long Island – and spending time outside in nature – have been spectacular for us. Not only do we get some exercise, but we get to see some beautiful scenery farContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s Family Hikes on Long Island (for All Skill Levels)”

Recreational Vehicle Travel – The Luxury “Out of the Box” Summer Vacation of 2020

Now is the time to think outside the box and be creative with our time and family. I am lucky to have many friends who are experts in their fields. To spice things up, I’ve decided to launch series of guest bloggers for The Mint Chip Mama!   Summer 2020 is going to look different.Continue reading “Recreational Vehicle Travel – The Luxury “Out of the Box” Summer Vacation of 2020″

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