Family Fall Activities: Brought to you by Gateway Arms, St. George Real Estate Agency

St. George Family Fun at Staten Island ZooIt’s officially autumn, which means harvest celebrations and other seasonal fun such as pumpkin patches, corn mazes and hayrides are in full effect all around Staten Island! And despite some press reports that the giant New York Ferris wheel project is in danger of being scrapped, a spokesman for the $500 million project said the project is in “full construction and will not be scrapped.” There are plenty of St. George attractions to keep you and your family busy all year round and exciting developments happening all over the island to look forward to as well. Below the realtors from Gateway, St. George Real Estate Agency, have highlighted just a few family fun fall activities:

Alice Austen House Museum

The Alice Austen House is a vibrant cultural center, keeping the daring spirit of the early American photographer Alice Austen alive by presenting changing exhibitions of her pioneering historic photographs and of contemporary photography. Engage in education programs participate in a range of cultural programs. The museum is a charming Victorian Gothic Cottage that was Alice’s home and located near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with sweeping views of Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan.

The New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden

Part of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden features a compilation of different gardens in China. The relaxing grounds exude tranquility at every turn—from the “Moon Embracing Pool” to the “Bamboo Forest Path” and Koi-filled pond.

St. George Children’s Museum

St. George Children’s Museum provides a creative space to help children develop and learn about the world around them, with hands-on labs, devices and exhibits that will help them learn about government, groceries, science and the arts. It is bright, colorful and just the right place for inquisitive children, offering interactive educational and fun displays involving music, the arts, broadcasting, sports, agriculture and everyday life such as grocery stores and a post office.

Staten Island Zoo

The Staten Island Zoo might not be the largest or most exotic zoo around (known as the “biggest little zoo”), but it is highly educational and acclaimed for its Serpentarium, housing an extensive collection of rattlesnakes. One of the most modern reptile exhibits in the nation, the 16,000 square foot facility houses 120 species of amphibians, lizards, turtles, alligators and snakes and is home to one of the largest collections of rattlesnakes in the United States. The zoo also cares for many warm-blooded creatures, with more than 800 species in all.

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