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Day Trip to Sleepy Hollow

It is clear to see that the quaint Hudson Valley town of Sleepy Hollow – the setting of the classic Headless Horseman tale by author Washington Irving – has embraced its storied reputation, encouraging guests to visit “where the legend lives.”... Read More

Day Trip to Field Station: Dinosaurs

“Nine minutes from Manhattan, 90 million years back in time.” That’s the description you’ll find for Field Station: Dinosaurs, a unique family attraction at Overpeck Park in Leonia, NJ. If you like to think big, this outdoor prehistoric theme... Read More

Day Trip to Governors Island

There’s a “new” island, with a long history, just off the shores of New York City and Brooklyn, that makes a perfect day trip for families, couples, history lovers, horticulturists, sightseers, artists, runners, and others who may simply seek out... Read More

Day Trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Plenty of wonderful museums make a terrific day trip – but at this lovely time of year, what could be better than strolling through an outdoor museum of living plants? That is what the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is considered, and rightfully so. Founded... Read More

Watching Movies on the Sand – and Under the Stars

There was a time, perhaps, when a day trip to the beach was simply that: a few hours spent lying on the sand, frolicking in the surf, and soaking up the sunshine before packing up the towels and tote bags and heading home at the end of the day. But Jersey... Read More

Day Trip to Diggerland USA

Who among us – both children and adults alike – hasn’t been fascinated to watch construction vehicles and other big rigs in action as they clear property, make repairs, raise buildings, crush cars, or haul massive loads of materials? Have you ever... Read More

Day Trip to Whale Watching Tours

The welcome approach of warmer weather tends to lead residents and visitors to the shore area, where they can finally begin to enjoy waterside dining, frolicking, sailing, and more. Here’s another fun day trip idea that is sure to provide you with a... Read More

Day Trip to Flea Markets

At long last, the first day of spring is just weeks away! For many people, that means it’s time for spring cleaning and the chance to air out their homes, clean out their closets, and bid farewell to things that they no longer want, need, or use. For... Read More

Russian Banya

With January upon us and the stress of the holiday hustle and bustle having taken its toll, it’s only natural to seek out new opportunities for warmth and relaxation – ideally, without having to board a plane or cruise ship to expensive, faraway destinations.... Read More

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