Despite the current summer-like weather, it's time to start thinking about apples, pumpkins, Halloween, spiced lattes and even cuddling around a warm fire. Explore these family-owned farms near NYC for pick-your-own fruits and veggies, corn maizes, hayrides, even haunted houses. Even if you’re not into picking your own produce, you can buy fresh-picked, sample staples … [Read more...] about Best Pick-Your-Own Farms Near NYC
Your chariot awaits! Take the bus from NYC to nearby ski/snowboard areas including Hunter Mountain, Windham Mountain and Mountain Creek, and have fun on the slopes and apres ski without the hassle of driving. Skiers and riders can board busses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island for daytrips for the 2020/2021 season. Weekend trips to nearby Vermont … [Read more...] about Ski Bus Trips to Nearby Slopes From NYC & LI
Take the ferry to the beach, from Manhattan to Sandy Hook on the Jersey Shore, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, administered by the National Park Service. Seastreak is a modern high-speed ferry that travels between East 35th St. and from Wall St. to Sandy Hook in about 35 minutes. There are two Seastreak departures each weekend day, and one a day Monday to … [Read more...] about Take the Ferry Between NYC and the Jersey Shore
You don't need a car to enjoy skiing or snowboarding near New York City. Take the bus to nearby ski/snowboard areas including Hunter Mountain, Windham Mountain, Gore and Mountain Creek, and have fun on the slopes and apres ski without the hassle of driving. Skiers and snowboarders can board buses in Manhattan, Brooklyn,Queens and Long Island for day trips. There also … [Read more...] about Ski Bus Trips from NYC to Nearby Slopes
Who needs a car when you can spend a day or a weekend in the country in Cold Spring, on the Hudson River, one hour north of Grand Central Terminal via MetroNorth. Explore antiques shops and historic homes, sample farm-to-table restaurants, hike one of the best trails in the Tri-State area, or just sit under the riverside gazebo to enjoy the picture postcard view across the … [Read more...] about NYC Escapes: Cold Spring, Hudson Valley
Act now to avoid a significant increase in the cost of a Lifetime Pass to National Park Service sites. The price of a pass for Seniors 62 and over jumps from $10 to $80 on August 27, 2017. You can purchase the pass in person with no service fee at one of the many NPS sites in New York City, including the Statue of Liberty, Federal Hall and Hamilton Grange. If … [Read more...] about National Parks Lifetime Pass Price Increase
Yes, there will be July 4th fireworks on the Hudson River. This Star Spangled Spectacular Fireworks is at the Yonkers Downtown Waterfront. It's a great alternative to fighting the crowds for the Macy's July 4th Fireworks on the East River. And it's convenient. The revitalized Yonkers Downtown Waterfront is just three blocks from the MetroNorth station, and there are loads … [Read more...] about July 4th fireworks on the Hudson River
Ski or snowboard the rest of the season at Hunter Mt. for just $169 with the March into Spring pass. The pass offers unlimited skiing or riding at Hunter Mountain beginning March 1, 2013 through the end of the 2012/2013 ski and snowboard season. In conjunction with the release of the pass, Hunter Mountain has launched a social media caption contest on Facebook where fans … [Read more...] about Spring skiing discount at Hunter Mt.
Once again this year, Anheuser Busch is offering FREE admission to their theme parks for US Military and up to three family members. The program is called Hero Salute, and the free admission includes Sea World and Busch Gardens in Florida, and Sesame Place, which closest to New York City, daytrip distance in Pennsylvania. The free admission policy applies to any active duty, … [Read more...] about Free theme park tickets for US Military
For the 40th consecutive year, Hunter Mountain is hosting the FDNY Race, to raise money for charity including the NY Firefighters Burn Center Foundation. The race is open to any New York City firefighter. Teams dressed in helmets and full turn-out gear attempt to ski or snowboard through a race course while carrying a 50 foot fire hose. Teams are awarded 1st through 5th … [Read more...] about 40th Annual NYC Firefighters Race charity fundraiser at Hunter Mt.