Tried & Tested Trips & Adventures for Frum Families & More! Blog

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GRAB THIS DEAL!! Half Off a Perfect Chol Hamoed Trip, PLUS Drive THRU the Jordan RIVER??

Wait, did we just say a river you can drive through, as in drive your car through? Yup. Just one second… how is that possible? (more about that shortly…) First, you need to jump...

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Spring Arrives – Park Weather!! Biking, Playgrounds, Streams, Waterfalls & Trails – Nutley Parks – The Official GreatFrumTrips.com Map & Guides

Wishing Spring a warm welcome! We’ve been teased by you long enough this year 🙂 It’s nearly time to put away boots, coats & gloves, and bring out the sneakers, bicycles, scooters and rollerblades....

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Last Day of Winter? YES!!! 10 Great Family Activities YOU CAN DO TODAY!

Hey, at least it’s 20 degrees warmer than some days last week! Here’s a short list of 10 things you can do today with your family. To satisfy everyone, we’ve give you a list...

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This Monday – GET A FREE RITA’S ICES!! – 20 KOSHER CERTIFIED LOCATIONS!

I know, I know. With the wacky weather patterns, late blizzard and snow everywhere, it can be easy to think that we’ve skipped Spring, Summer & Fall and are at December again. The good...

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60 Degrees & Sunny for Ta’anis Esther? 10 GREAT Ideas for this Afternoon!

Ahhhhhhhhhh – What an absolutely gorgeous day!!  Spring is in the air! Sunshine, a beautiful breeze, and before you could blink, Purim, Pesach, Lag Ba’Omer, Shovuos and then Summer! Here are 10 great ideas...

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Great DEAL! $10 For $15 at Chuck E. Cheese’s Arcades, Climbing Area, Prizes Rides & More! – 22 Locations NEARBY!

We’ve said this one before: Smart parents plan ahead and snap up great things to do and keep them in their back pocket or purse to pull out when the need arises. This deal...

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GIVEAWAY!! GIVING AWAY SIX FREE TICKETS to Crayola Factory Experience!! WIN THEM HERE!!

GreatFrumTrips.com is growing!! We are on target to hit 100,000 page views in under 7 months since our launch, B”H! And to celebrate, we’re giving away SIX FREE tickets to the world famous Crayola...

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Where on Earth is THAT? World’s First & Only: ALL INSECT CAROUSEL!

If you’ve ever had the urge to ride a giant firefly, this unique attraction has you covered. A wholly different kind of entomological exhibit: the kind that doubles as an amusement ride!     Instead of horses...

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Freezing Out?? HALF PRICE Rides & More @ NY’s Largest INDOOR Amusement Park – AND 10+ INDOOR DEALS!

What happened to to the beautiful warm weather? Spoiled by the recent warmth, we’ve been harshly reminded that Winter isn’t over just yet… Explain that to your kids who are wrecking the house… or...

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Of Cannons, Tunnels, Vertical Cars, & an INCREDIBLE Toy Store! – Trip Report – Rhode Island & Connecticut: Part 4

We love getting your feedback!! Yesterday, I bumped into Rabbi _______, who told me he planned his whole family Mid-Winter break around our Connecticut / Rhode Island Trip Report – and had a delightful...

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Rainy Day Deal! Out of this World Laser Tag, Ice Skating, Arcades, Soft Play & More 55% OFF!

The beautiful weather the past few days has been out of this world! Comes along  Sunday, with the kids being home, and what happens? It rains. So what do you do with all that...

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Sunken Treasure YOU CAN EXPLORE – (Bonus Lion / Tiger & MORE!)

Intriguing title? We thought so too 🙂 Remember the Staten Island of old? Made famous for the Fresh Kills Landfill? “Fresh Kills Landfill is on the western edge of Staten Island. The Fresh Kills...

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Sunset Cruise on a Yacht with Drinks – Make a Date Night with your Spouse!

We’ve written many ideas about family trips and great places to go with the kids… How about one for the adults? Don’t you and your spouse deserve a date night? Sure you could go...

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Get Out and Enjoy the Day – Try one of these GREAT HIKES with Your Family! + 9 BONUS IDEAS for Today!

Hashem created a beautiful world, far beyond granite counters, paved sidewalks, brick buildings, leather arm chairs and animals caged up in zoos. Get out and enjoy the beautiful weather today – take a beautiful...

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Gorgeous Weather!! Head to this INCREDIBLE Playground UNLIKE ANY YOU HAVE EVER SEEN!

Playgrounds… You see one you’ve seen them all? You might be right in most cases… but for every generalization there are always exceptions, and this great destination certainly qualifies as one of them! The...

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DEAL! Build Your Own Roller Coaster & MORE! Just $5 per person OR LESS!!

At Westchester Children’s Museum, you won’t ever hear someone say “look with your eyes, not with your hands.” That’s because the entire museum is designed to be interactive. Each exhibit invites kids, ages 2-12,...

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Great Deal! Ice Skating, with Skate Rental for 4 at Palisades Center JUST $31, ALL INCLUSIVE!!

We wrote so many detailed articles this week, let’s keep this one simple and straightforward. Looking for a GREAT deal on ice skating? Try this GREAT DEAL! Choose from Three Options: $16 for ice...

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Trip Report: Goats, ‘Guanabanas’, Iguanas & More Gators! Florida Mid Winter Break – Part 2

First, a road sign we just have to share with you. It reads as follows: “DO NOT FEED THE TOURISTS WHO FEED ALLIGATORS WHO EAT TOURISTS WHICH IS BAD FOR TOURISM” Huh, you ask?!...

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This One’s for Your Husband! 5 Laps on a REAL Racetrack -UNDER $50!

High adrenaline husband? This is perfect for him! Low adrenaline husband? Give him this boot camp drive and see how quickly that changes. This exciting Racecar Driving Experience puts you behind the wheel of...

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DEAL! Winter Blues? Try Zip-Lining in the SNOW!! In NJ, and 53% OFF

Hate thinking about shoveling all the snow? Let’s pretend to be a kid again, and put the snow back in a positive light! Snowmen, forts, igloos, sledding and… zip-lining! Huh, you ask? Zip-lining? Isn’t...

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JUMP ON THIS! 60% OFF this INCREDIBLE INDOOR TRAMPOLINE PARK!

We’ve said it before. Smart parents plan ahead, and have a great place or two in their back pocket to pull out on a Sunday afternoon, an off day or when the need arises....

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Too Good to be True? Playgrounds, Museum, Trails, Pond, Deserted Village – All in ONE PLACE & FREE!!

All the above in one place? Free? It does sound too good to be true, you say. Why not read on, and judge for yourself then! Being that today is on the cooler side,...

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The World’s Largest Elephant – Here in in NJ – And YOU CAN CLIMB UP IT!

Some things just leave you scratching your head… Like this unique attraction – A 6-story tall elephant right out of Antiochus’ army, here in New Jersey, with  windows to look out…  a full interior...

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PART 3: Trip Report: Beluga Whales, Mansions, Cliffs & Wyoming?? – Mystic CT & Newport Rhode Island – Dec 2016

Freshly back to our nut (free) house from an enjoyable – at least for the kids – mid Winter vacation trip to a friend in sunny Florida, we continue with this recent trip report:...

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HEADING TO FLORIDA? HUGE SAVINGS ON FOOD & ATTRACTIONS from GreatFrumTrips.com

With Mid-Winter upon us, many frum families are heading out to sunny South Florida. At GreatFrumTrips.com we have compiled a list of some incredible deals and discounts on attractions and kosher food. Snap up...

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1 DAY DEAL!! INCREDIBLE PRICE! SNOWTUBING FOR 10 – JUST $9.40 p/p – Just 90 Min from NYC!!

If there ever was a deal meant for families over Mid-Winter Break – THIS ONE’S IT!! ACT NOW BEFORE THE DEAL IS GONE!!! $300.00 Of Tubing for $94!!!  Update: now $124 Update (2/2/17): Now...

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This Deal’s for the Daring! GET IN THE TANK with REAL SHARKS & RAYS For 2! SAVE $141.00!

Yes, this deal is real! Each of us has different likes and dislikes, and there are different experiences we might deem important enough to spend big bucks on. On the flip side – there’s...

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PART 2: Trip Report: Beluga Whales, Mansions, Cliffs & Wyoming?? – Mystic CT & Newport Rhode Island – Dec 2016

Waking up in beautiful Mystic, Ct was a pleasure! A plug for the Howard Johnson there – they were accommodating, the pillow-top beds were something we’d  have expected in a higher end hotel, and...

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DEAL!! Baseball in the Winter? YUP! 100 INDOOR BATTING CAGE PITCHES from just $6 /person!

Do you, your spouse or kids love baseball? Wintertime can be challenging for those who love the smack of the bat and the feel of the turf in a wide open baseball field to...

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DEAL!! NOT JUST FOR KIDS INDOOR GO CART RACING for a STEAL!! Mid-Winter, Anyone?

Many of us have fond memories of that real grown-up feeling kids have, getting behind the wheel of a go-cart. Personally have in grown up in Toronto, Canada, I have incredible memories of racing...