Off Campus Attractions: Families


If you’re looking for somewhere local to spend an afternoon with your kids, here are some of the family-friendliest spots in the region.

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum 

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (MHCM) offers engaging, interactive exhibits from a StarLab Planetarium to a rock climbing wall.  The museum also accepts birthday party reservations and hosts summer camps.

Hudson Valley Parent Magazine: Beyond the Produce Aisle

Weed Orchards in Marlboro, NY

As far as pick-your-own produce goes, there’s more than apple picking available in the Hudson Valley region. This guide to pick-your-own farms includes places to pick nectarines, peaches, pears, berries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants…