• NYC Day Trips: The Big Three Must See

    Eyes will pop instead of roll with a few of these exciting Manhattan adventures. Now that summer keeps homework at bay and the sports season has slowed, there’s more time for day trips to New York City,...

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  • Day Trips: Festivals And A Rodeo

    Spring has sprung, which means it’s time for more day trip ideas from Cathy Anderson at Verona’s Anderson Electric. She’s got film festivals and art events, a new reason to go down the Shore, and a rodeo....

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Day Trip: Walking The Brooklyn Bridge

    Sometimes, you just have to be a tourist: You have to walk the Brooklyn Bridge. Tourists aren’t the only people who walk it. You’ll see Wall Streeters jogging the bridge for exercise and bike messengers flying across...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Discovering Lego’s Discovery Center

    If you have a LEGO® fan in your house, you know that there is no such thing as having too many bricks. That’s sort of the organizing principle behind LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester, an indoor play space...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Day Trip: Terracotta Warriors

    They were meant to be guides and guardians in the afterlife. Now, more than 2,000 years after they were created, the terracotta warriors made at the death of China’s first emperor are guiding visitors through a wonderful...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • What To Do During Winter Break

    If you’re spending winter break in Verona, never fear: We’ve got plenty of ideas for activities, drawn from more than two years of reporting on day trips around our area. The Museum of the Moving Image in...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Day Trip: Washington’s Crossing

    On a frosty Christmas Day in 1776, General George Washington led a raw group of soldiers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania across the Delaware River in a surprise attack against mercenaries fighting for the King George III....

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Lead Foots, Rejoice!

    That guy in your life feels the need; the need for speed. But what’s one to do when the Parkway and Turnpike aren’t exactly known for the good kind of driving thrills? Sure, both provide white-knuckled rides....

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Day Trip: Great Tomato Tasting

    In Charlie Brown, Linus professed his devotion to the Great Pumpkin. In New Jersey, we honor a different round crop: tomatoes. And there is no better place to taste all the possibilities that  a Jersey tomato can...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Day Trip: The Museum Of The Moving Image

    By now, your kids have probably seen all of the blockbusters: Harry Potter, Smurfs, Transformers, Captain America, Planet of the Apes. So It may be a good time to take them to see how those movies were...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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