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Pearl River: Things to Do with Kids for a Fun Family Day Out

Pearl River: Things to Do with Kids for a Fun Family Day Out

Our top picks for fun things to do in Pearl River, NY with kids, including kids' events and family businesses.

Planning a fun family day trip or outing? Consider Pearl River, where there are plenty of things to do with kids. The area has so much to offer every member of the family, from restaurants to outdoor recreational activities and mini golf. Here are our top family-friendly things to do in Pearl River, along with kids’ events and things to do in the surrounding area, including Orangeburg, Blauvelt, Sparkill, Tappan, and the Palisades.

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Family-Friendly Things to Do in Pearl River & Nearby

Tappan Golf Center 

116 NY-303, Tappan

Play the 18-hole miniature-golf course at this golf center. The property also includes a driving range, indoor batting cages, and outdoor go-karts. And when your kids need a little sustenance, grab a snack at Hudson 303, a sports bar and grill.

Tallman Mountain State Park

Route 9W, Sparkill

This park overlooks the Hudson River and Piermont Marsh. The park boasts a running track, tennis courts, walking trail, hiking, and picnic areas. Note: Picnic areas are open with a reduced number of tables. Picnic blankets are allowed but keep at last 10 feet apart from other picnickers.

Blauvelt State Park 

Route 303 North to East, Greenbrush Road, Blauvelt

This park offers 590 acres of forested green space. Hiking trails give the only access and spectacular views of the Hudson Valley. (Note that no restrooms are on-site).

Orangetown Classic Diner

512 Route 303, Orangeburg

This diner’s menu highlights America’s melting pot of flavors with an emphasis on healthy breakfasts, home-cooked dishes and desserts from their in-house bakery. Signature dishes include burgers, avocado toast, pulled chicken tacos and chicken pot pie. Perhaps you’ve seen their wild shakes on social media with names like Crazy Oreo, Cookie Monster and Nutella Hot Chocolate.

Cherry Brook Park

Madison Avenue, Pearl River

This site includes handball and tennis courts, as well as a multi-use asphalt court, children’s play area and walking path. The entrance is on Madison Avenue adjacent to Franklin Avenue School.

Kids’ Events and Things to Do in Pearl River


People and Pet Food Drive FREE

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 26, 10am-3pm
WHERE: John M. Perry Post 1044, 691 Rt. 340, Sparkill , NY

Please help people and pets in need with your donations. For people: Unopened non-perishable foods, canned & dry goods, rice, pasta, sauces, baking mixes, cereal, snacks, toiletries, water and drinks. For pets: Dog and Cat Food (canned & dry), Pet Treats,
 Rabbit Food, Pet Hay / Shavings, Leashes, Collars, Pet Toys and Pet Beds.

WANT TO GO? 845-709-1631.
Click Here for More Information

Family-Friendly Businesses in Pearl River

St. Catharine Early Childhood Center

517 Western Highway Blauvelt , NY

Our program provides an opportunity for young children to come together in a fun, educational, and nurturing environment. The curriculum includes academics as well as areas of creativity. Together w

Children's Dentistry of the Palisades

99 Dutch Hill Road, suite 1100 Orangeburg, NY

Choosing an appropriate and kind pediatric dentist is one of the most important decisions you will ever make for your child. Dr. Edward S. Fisher, a pediatric dentist with 35 years of experience, and

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Stacey Feintuch

Author: Stacey Feintuch is a freelance writer for print and online publications. She has written for ReadersDigest.com, BestofNJ.com, K health, The Boca Raton Observer magazine, The Bump, Care.com, Healthline, Highlights for Kids, HealthyWomen, and other outlets. She has a BA in journalism from The George Washington University and an MA in magazine journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She grew up in Morris County, NJ, and currently lives in Bergen County, NJ. A mom to two boys, you'll find her at the baseball diamond on the weekends. See More

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