Category: Fun Things to Do

Fishkill AllSport: A Hudson Valley Stay-cation Spot

| 05/09/2011 | 0 Comments

Summer is approaching and the kids will soon be out of school. With rising gas prices and economic insecurity, vacations have given way stay-cations. In other words, we are all looking for less expensive ways to enjoy ourselves over the summer. Stay-cations are great on the budget but can be tough on a bored teen. […]

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VHV Goes to the Westchester Broadway Theatre

| 05/24/2010 | 0 Comments

Westchester Broadway Theatre 1 Broadway Plaza Elmsford, NY Phone: 914-592-2222 (Box Office) Ticket Price: $48 (includes dinner) We recently had the pleasure of visiting the Westchester Broadway Theatre. We went there as part of my daughter’s 14th birthday celebration. We thought that taking her and two of her best friends to see the play 13 […]

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Mid Hudson Valley Library System – A Local Treasure

| 04/12/2010 | 0 Comments

If you live in the Hudson Valley and don’t have a library card, you’re missing out on a great resource. The Mid Hudson Valley Library System, in my opinion, is second to none. I can’t begin to tell you how much money I saved as a result of having a library card. My brother, who […]

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VHV Reviews The Castle Fun Center

| 08/25/2009 | 0 Comments

Establishment: The Castle Fun Center Address: P.O. Box 132 (mail) or 109 Brookside Ave., Rte. 17M Chester, NY 10918 (845) 469-2116 Date: Tuesday, August 25,2009 The Castle Fun Center is just that, a center for having great family fun. It’s a great place to take your kids. We were fortunate and selected the most perfect […]

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VHV Reviews The Inner Wall (Rock Climbing)

| 07/15/2009 | 2 Comments

The Inner Wall 234 Main Street New Paltz, New York 845-255-ROCK Date: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Cost: $17 Per Person Visit their website for fees and times of operation This very rainy summer had us scrambling around for some indoor activities that would allow the kids to use up some of their excess energy. What […]

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VHV Splashdown Review

| 07/19/2006 | 0 Comments

Splashdown Route 9 Fishkill, NY (845)897-6606 Type of Fun: Water Park/Amusement Park Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 Admission: Full Day Prices: Adults and Children over 42″ tall: $22.50 Children Under 42″ tall: $17.95

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Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

| 09/13/2005 | 0 Comments

If you are looking for something for your kids to do in Poughkeepsie you are in luck. The city is home to a number of different children friendly attractions. One of the best and most popular is the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. Its a great place to take your kid for the afternoon or just for […]

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VHV Learns to Row – 2

| 07/01/2002 | 0 Comments

The long and the short of it is the Learn to Row class was great! Because of the gap in time between my attending the Open House and the first day of the Learn to Row lesson, the anticipation grew and I indulged myself in the fantasy of rowing down the Hudson River in perfect […]

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VHV Learns to Row

| 06/20/2002 | 0 Comments

Mid Hudson Rowing Association The Hudson River Initial Rowing Review Let me begin this review by being a bit self-indulgent and say, I’ve never rowed before nor have I ever shown an interest in the sport. I don’t even remember how the thought entered my mind. I believe a much higher authority put the thought […]

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Hyde Park Drive-In Theatre

| 06/15/2001 | 0 Comments

Hyde Park Drive-In Theater 510 Albany Post Road (Route 9) Hyde Park, NY 845-229-7438 Date: Friday, June 15, 2001 Admission: * Adults – $6.00 * Children(ages 5-11) $3.00 * Children under age 5 – Free Its been years since I’ve been to a drive-in movie theatre. As a kid, I remember my parents would make […]

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