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Day Trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island 

Soon enough, students, teachers and families will be heading back for the first day of school. If you’re looking for a fun and fascinating day trip to wrap up the last of your summer vacation time – or for an outing at any other time of year – don’t... Read More

Day Trip to New Jersey Festival of Ballooning 

If you’d like a day trip suggestion that will take you up, up and away, then look no further because there is a perfect opportunity coming up soon that rises above all the rest! From July 26 through July 28, you will have three days from which to choose... Read More

Welcome Spring with a Trip to a NJ Wine Festival

Spring approaches, and winter-weary New Jerseyans are more than ready to venture out and start enjoying day trips to all the season has to offer, including some fabulous festivals. Among them are some toast-worthy wine events, featuring tastings of outstanding... Read More

Day Trip to an Old-Fashioned Christmas

Local residents who love the images of old-fashioned Christmases found on the holiday cards that they give and receive each year are in luck, because Monmouth County offers some wonderful rural sites for picturesque winter wonderlands. In December, they... Read More

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