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Hotel Beacon: An Affordable Gem (with Kitchens!) on New York’s Upper West Side

Hotel Beacon has been a CB! Hotel Collection favorite for years — readers rave about this kid-friendly standby in Manhattan’s Upper West Side neighborhood. I had the chance to experience it firsthand on a recent New York City trip with my 10-year-old son, and quickly discovered the reason for the love. The Beacon checks all the “just right” boxes, from size to comfort to price…

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Five Favorite Kid-Friendly Excursions in New York City

In my opinion, this metropolis is the granddaddy of all kid-tastic cities. Besides having bundles of tot-friendly activities and destinations, the mere experience of gallivanting through streets bustling with taxis, pedestrians and action thrills kids of all ages. As soon as you plunk your toddler in his stroller or let your tween pop in her…