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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5320 on: February 11, 2019, 12:33:38 AM »
Going from NYC to London for Pesach. I can leave the Thursday before. I have 2 options
1- fly to London on Thursday and on Sunday go away just with DW for 3 days.
2- fly from NYC on either Thursday or on Sunday to anywhere WITH my kids and from there to London before Pesach.

If I do either option what are some good ideas? Iíve never really toured Europe but DW doesnít really like the old European style hotels.
If I go with kids (3 yr old and 1) is there something kid friendly (ish).
Kosher restaurants is a big plus by me.

Thanks

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5321 on: February 12, 2019, 04:50:13 PM »
other than MCO/MIA and LAX/SD are there any other fun and relaxing places recommended to go for a week or 2 for family with kids ages 4, 3 and 6 months old during spring summer time (or honestly any other time)? MB is too much to stay for a week+ so im ruling that out. and i feel like Arizona is not a great fit with kids that age. i thought about Hawaii but too far to fly with lil kids - any other options/recommendations?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5322 on: February 12, 2019, 08:05:40 PM »
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5325 on: February 13, 2019, 05:50:57 AM »
Good for lil kids??
I never did :)
But have a look at @Denverite 's TR and decide for yourself
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5326 on: February 13, 2019, 10:30:02 AM »
how little?
4, 3 and a baby around 6 months ( depending when we go)

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5327 on: February 13, 2019, 10:30:41 AM »
I never did :)
But have a look at @Denverite 's TR and decide for yourself
gonna definitely read that. thanks

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5328 on: February 17, 2019, 03:24:00 PM »
Planning a 2-3 day stopover on my way from TLV - NYC after Purim. With 2 kids ages 1 1/2 & 2 1/2. What city would be best with kids? I was told that itís too late in the season for the alps. Looking at Venice, Milan, Zurich & Vienna. Obviously leaning most towards Venice but hesitating as Iíll be with 2 young kids. The cities Iíve listed are ones that I found with flights that work. London will probably be a bit more & Iím thinking of doing Barcelona in the summer. Not really considering Paris with all the unrest there recently. If I do Venice Iíll have to drive or take a train to Milan to fly to NYC. Would love to hear opinions suggestionsÖ. TIA

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5329 on: February 17, 2019, 04:19:33 PM »
How about one of the Greek, Spanish or Italian Islands,  or maybe MLA if you're looking for that sort of vacation.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5330 on: February 17, 2019, 05:11:51 PM »
How about one of the Greek, Spanish or Italian Islands,  or maybe MLA if you're looking for that sort of vacation.
+1 Islands will be nice, otherwise from your list , maybe Vienna?
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5331 on: February 17, 2019, 05:32:41 PM »
Iíve been to Crete already & I wouldnít do an island not during the summer, thereís really nothing to do if youíre not just relaxing enjoying the weather & beach.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5332 on: February 18, 2019, 02:10:39 AM »
Planning a 2-3 day stopover on my way from TLV - NYC after Purim. With 2 kids ages 1 1/2 & 2 1/2. What city would be best with kids? I was told that itís too late in the season for the alps. Looking at Venice, Milan, Zurich & Vienna. Obviously leaning most towards Venice but hesitating as Iíll be with 2 young kids. The cities Iíve listed are ones that I found with flights that work. London will probably be a bit more & Iím thinking of doing Barcelona in the summer. Not really considering Paris with all the unrest there recently. If I do Venice Iíll have to drive or take a train to Milan to fly to NYC. Would love to hear opinions suggestionsÖ. TIA
I would skip Venice as I think it's pretty hard if you need a carriage. ZŁrich or Vienna would be your best bet I think, ps Zurich has a great transportation muesum in Lucerne that's very kid friendly.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5333 on: February 18, 2019, 02:18:45 AM »
I would skip Venice as I think it's pretty hard if you need a carriage. ZŁrich or Vienna would be your best bet I think, ps Zurich has a great transportation muesum in Lucerne that's very kid friendly.
Correct, but in my experience Vienna was a more interesting city than Zurich and way cheaper.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5334 on: February 18, 2019, 02:23:24 AM »
Correct, but in my experience Vienna was a more interesting city than Zurich and way cheaper.
As a city I agree although Zurich has nicer day trips nearby, no comment on the prices.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5335 on: February 18, 2019, 10:51:42 AM »
I would skip Venice as I think it's pretty hard if you need a carriage. ZŁrich or Vienna would be your best bet I think, ps Zurich has a great transportation muesum in Lucerne that's very kid friendly.

Leaning toward Zurich. One day by that museum, another day take a train to titlis or Lucerne & other half a day just walk around a bit.

Vienna sounds like a beautiful city but didnít get a chance to research what there is to do. Would love to hear more opinions.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5336 on: February 18, 2019, 03:24:37 PM »
Leaning toward Zurich. One day by that museum, another day take a train to titlis or Lucerne & other half a day just walk around a bit.

Vienna sounds like a beautiful city but didnít get a chance to research what there is to do. Would love to hear more opinions.
There's something called the Golden pass by Lucerne that you take 3 cable cars up one side of the mountain (I think there's a playground on one of the levels) but I'm not sure the tempature up there. You can then take a Train or boat on the river on the way back. 

Rhine falls is also a cute 1/2 day trip from Zurich.


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« Reply #5337 on: February 18, 2019, 04:31:38 PM »
There's something called the Golden pass by Lucerne that you take 3 cable cars up one side of the mountain (I think there's a playground on one of the levels) but I'm not sure the tempature up there. You can then take a Train or boat on the river on the way back. 

Rhine falls is also a cute 1/2 day trip from Zurich.

Are these places good places to visit end of March or itís the wrong season? Iím also getting a little skeptical of the food situation in ZurichÖ

Iíve narrowed it down to London or Zurich as those are the only 2 cities which have flights that work. Hesitant about Zurich for reasons above, now I gotta do some research on London.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5338 on: February 18, 2019, 04:33:24 PM »
Leaning toward Zurich. One day by that museum, another day take a train to titlis or Lucerne & other half a day just walk around a bit.

Vienna sounds like a beautiful city but didnít get a chance to research what there is to do. Would love to hear more opinions.
Leaning toward Zurich. One day by that museum, another day take a train to titlis or Lucerne & other half a day just walk around a bit.

Vienna sounds like a beautiful city but didnít get a chance to research what there is to do. Would love to hear more opinions.
If you go out to Lucerne, I'd suggest taking the cable car up Mt Pilatus. It's a short city bus ride from Lucerne and although it's expensive (around $100 pp for the cable cars to get up the mountain IIRC) the views are worth every penny. You can easily see Lucerne and Pilatus in one day. Here are some pictures from when I did it. First 2 are Pilatus, last is Lucerne.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #5339 on: February 18, 2019, 10:55:24 PM »
Will be in vienna in May iyh. I have 2 days to spend in Europe before Vienna. Have already been to Prague and Budapest. What would you suggest? Thanks