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New York State Offers The Perfect Mix of Big City and Outdoor Experiences. Discover It All While Exploring New York With Kids

Home to one of the greatest cities on the planet, New York State family travel is one of the hottest tickets around. From Broadway to Times Square, New York City is one of the most amazing destinations for culture and education. But, Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs are just a tiny part of what makes visiting New York State with kids so incredible.

In fact, if you were to look at New York on a map, New York City is just a speck. With some of the greatest landscapes and road trips in America, Upstate New York has become one of our favorite places in the USA for travel with kids.

Whether you’re looking for incredible Upstate New York ski resorts, wild, nature-based museums, or some of the coolest small towns in America, Upstate New York is full of wonder, nature, learning experiences, and rich history and culture.

So join us as we explore ALL of New York State for families. You’ll soon discover why it’s one of the top places to visit in the USA.

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Tips For Family Travel In New York State

Our New York Guide will give you a breakdown of what you need to know about family travel to New York State. If you’re new to international family travel, I highly recommend checking out our well-researched trip planning resources. It’s full of proven family travel hacks.

  • Capital
    • The capital of Colorado is Albany. During the 18th and most of the 19th century, Albany was the center of trade and commerce in New York State before New York City rose to prominence.
  • Weather
    • New York State is a four-season destination. Summers tend to be hot and humid, while winters can drop well below the freezing mark.
  • Cellular Phone Service
    • Cell phone service is readily available throughout the United States. Sim chips are available and can be added to unlocked phones. I have used the Airalo eSim app for all of my international travel.

How To Stay Connected And Get Internet And Phone Service In The United States

Most major cities throughout the United States have excellent cellular service. If you have an older phone, I highly recommend purchasing a sim either at the airport or as one of your first stops on your travels.

If you have a newer eSim capable phone, you can save yourself time by purchasing an eSim ahead of time and having it activated before you arrive.

There are many companies that offer this service. I have used Airalo for years. It has been seamless in over ten countries. They have World, Regional, and Country-Specific eSims available. The price goes down the more specific you get. The regional sims allow for easy country-hopping if you are visiting multiple destinations.

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