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Chol Hamoed Sukkos 5780 Disclaimer: All content featured in Excursions is for informational purposes only. The Boro Park View does not endorse the destinations listed and does not take responsibility for any informational or typographical errors. Please call the vendors to verify details before setting out.

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‫תפלת הדרך‬ ‫ ֶשּׁתֹולִ ֵיכנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום וְ ַת ְצ ִע ֵידנּו‬,‫בֹותינּו‬ ֵ ‫אֹלקי ֲא‬ ֵ ֵ‫ֹלקינּו ו‬ ֵ ‫יְ ִהי ָרצֹון ִמלְ ָפנֶ יָך ד' ֱא‬ ‫ וְ ַתּגִ ֵיענּו לִ ְמחֹוז ֶח ְפ ֵצנּו לְ ַחּיִ ים‬,‫ וְ ִת ְס ְמ ֵכנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום‬,‫לְ ָשׁלֹום וְ ַת ְד ִר ֵיכנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום‬ ‫ (אם דעתו לחזור מיד אומר וְ ַת ְחזִ ֵירנּו לְ ָשׁלֹום) וְ ַת ִּצילֵ נּו ִמ ַּכף ָּכל אֹויֵ ב‬.‫ּולְ ִש ְׂמ ָחה ּולְ ָשׁלֹום‬ ‫ ִּומ ָּכל ִמינֵ י ֻּפ ְר ָענֻ ּיֹות ַה ִּמ ְת ַרּגְ ׁשֹות‬,‫אֹורב וְ לִ ְס ִטים וְ ַחּיֹות ָרעֹות ַּב ֶּד ֶרְך‬ ֵ ְ‫ו‬ ‫ וְ ִת ְּתנֵ נּו לְ ֵחן‬,‫ וְ ִת ְׁשלַ ח ְּב ָר ָכה וְ ַה ְצלָ ָחה ְּב ָכל ַמ ֲע ֵׂשי יָ ֵדינּו‬,‫לָ בֹוא לָ עֹולָ ם‬ ‫ ִּכי ֵקל‬,‫ וְ ִת ְׁש ַמע קֹול ַּת ֲחנּונֵ נּו‬,‫ּולְ ֶח ֶסד ּולְ ַר ֲח ִמים ְּב ֵעינֶ יָך ְּוב ֵעינֵ י ָכל ר ֵֹאינּו‬ :‫ׁשֹומ ַע ְּת ִפּלָ ה‬ ֵ '‫ ָּברּוְך ַא ָּתה ד‬.‫ׁשֹומ ַע ְּת ִפּלָ ה וְ ַת ֲחנּון ַא ָּתה‬ ֵ

MTA 718-330-1234

Call for optimal train/bus route and to verify that routes are running on schedule.

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS Hatzoloh: Brooklyn: (718) 387-1750; Rockland County: (845) 425-1600 In case of emergency in a different locale, please call 911. For non-urgent situations,call your local branch for guidance.

Chaverim: Brooklyn/Manhattan/Catskills: (718) 431-8181; Rockland County: (845) 371-6333 (NEED) For Interstate Chaverim and branches in other cities, please call your local branch.

Safety and protection are equally important. Be safe, be protected, be insured!

Meisels Agency Inc. 845-783-4000

© 2019 Allstate Insurance Co.

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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Gravesend Park

Sunset Park

18th Avenue between 56 and 57

7th Avenue and 43rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Exciting playgroud equipment for all ages with plenty of sitting areas, and small bike trail

212-639-9675

Local

Some parks are for residents only. Please check for postings. Utmost care should be taken when visiting all parks not to intrude on or upset locals.

Free

6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.

Mckinley Park

Park with novel play equipment, biking and jogging paths and great city views

212-639-9675

6 minutes Free

6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.

Leif Ericson Park

7th Avenue and 75th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11228

6600 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11219

A cozy park spanning several blocks with a nice playground for younger kids

A cheerful neighborhood park with expansive fields and kiddie park

8 minutes

Free

212-639-9675 B9>29 minutes

6:00–1:00 a.m.

Owl’s Head Park

12 minutes B9>29 minutes

212-639-9675

Free

6:00–1:00 a.m.

Prospect Park

Colonial Road and 68th Street and Shore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220

Brooklyn, NY 11225 — entrances along Ocean Avenue, Parkside Avenue, and Prospect Park West and Southwest

Scenic park with panoramic city and riverfront views featuring a skate park, a playground and biking paths

15 minutes B11/B9>40 minutes

212-639-9675 6:00–1:00 a.m.

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Free

A vast 526acre oasis in the heart of Brooklyn— and the only local park with a lake — offering bike and boat rentals

15 minutes 5:00–1:00 a.m

B35>B68/ Free

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30 minutes


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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Battery Park/Seaglass Carousel

334 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Enter the park across from 17 State Street, New York, NY 10004

Beautiful park with novel play areas, sand areas, carousel, swings, slide mountain, marsh garden and more. Limited parking — best visited by public transportation.

18 minutes

718-222-9939

Free

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34 minutes

Some parks are for residents only. Please check for postings. Utmost care should be taken when visiting all parks not to intrude on or upset locals.

6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.

This public park is where the history of NYC began. There are wonderful paths for skating or biking and courts for playing frisbee or volleyball. A short stroll from museum of Jewish hertiage, Rockefeller Park and a scenic marina.

20 minutes The park is free and the carousel ride is $5

31 minutes

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

300 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Corona, NY 11368

A scenic, spacious park that’s lovely for biking, skating, boating and a multitude of other activities. Besides the playground, carousel, and Wheel Fun Rentals, there are more attactions within walking distance.

Where the Domino Sugar factory used to be located, now a modern-designed waterfront park with scenic views of the New York skyline

20 minutes

212-484-2700

30 minutes

Free

Free

6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.

Open 24 hours

Central Park

718-760-6565 >

1 hour 15 minutes

Pedicab Tours

New York, NY

411 W. 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Sprawling 843-acre park with pedicabs, biking, boating, picnicking, zoo, carousel and lots of grass

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212-310-6600

48 minutes

Admission is free; recreation available for various prices

6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.

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10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

Domino Park

35 minutes

212-344-3491

Offering 1- to 3-hour pedicab tours through Central Park

40 minutes

917-405-1303

Starts at $60 adults; $50 children 9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

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41 minutes


Chol Hamoed Hours: WED OCT-16th, 10AM-7PM | THURS OCT-17th, 10AM-7PM | FRI OCT-18th, 10AM-4PM | SAT NITE OCT-19th, 7PM-11PM | Sunday OCT-20th, 10AM-4PM

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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Overpeck County Park

Ross Dock Picnic Area

50 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ 07605; Make a right at the first traffic circle, go past the wooden bridge and down the road until you hit a second traffic circle. On your right will be the parking lot.

Great park with fun equipment and jungle gyms, water views, walking paths, and boat rentals in warmer seasons

44 minutes

Some parks are for residents only. Please check for postings. Utmost care should be taken when visiting all parks not to intrude on or upset locals.

Free

201-336-7275 7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Paterson Great Falls

Fort Lee, NJ, GPS: 40.860425, -73.955772

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: BRIDGETTE RUGGLES

49 minutes

Gorgeous scenic waterfront park with picnic tables, trails, playground and views of the Hudson and GWB

201-768-1360

Free Dawn to dusk

Saddle River County Park

72 McBride Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501

Wild Duck Pond: 1133 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Magnificent falls with bridge and paths, and easy foot access close to the falls

50 minutes

973-523-0370

IMAGE © 2014 GOOGLE: JUSTIN STASIUK

50 minutes

Free

Free

Dawn to dusk

Dawn to dusk

Saddle River Area Bike Path stretching for nearly six miles along a linear park system.

201-336-7275

Tallman Mountain State Park Route 9W, Sparkill NY 10976

Shaded park with trails, paths, picnic areas, tennis court and small playground

55 minutes

845-359-0544

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$6 parking, not collected at all times

Dawn to dusk


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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Finch Park

Borough Park

194 Church Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446

Beautiful, sprawling park with sandbox, benches, picnic table, playground and medieval era-themed equipment

IMAGE © 2009 GOOGLE: LEOPOLDOBARRIGA

Some parks are for residents only. Please check for postings. Utmost care should be taken when visiting all parks not to intrude on or upset locals.

58 minutes

98 Pine Street, Waldwick, NJ 07463

Park with special country charm, featuring playgrounds, bike path, picnic tables, a stream with ducks and lots of shade

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: SLAVA MARKOV

58 minutes

Free

Piermont Pier Piermont, NY 10968 – From Paradise Ave. or Pier Ave., follow signs to the pier

Free

Nyack Memorial Park 4 Depew Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960

Pier with scenic views extending a mile into Hudson River that can be biked, walked or driven through

1 hour

Free

Dawn to dusk

Park with pier, playground, gazebo, splash pad and great river views

1 hour

Free

Dawn to dusk

Kingsland Point Park and the Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse Tarrytown Light-Kingsland Point Path, Palmer Ave., Sleepy Hollow, NY; Accessible from the Palmer Avenue Bridge over the Metro-North tracks (at the very end of Palmer Avenue, where it meets Riverside Drive)

1 hour 5 minutes 914-366-5109 Parking: $10 for non-residents 8:00 a.m. to dusk

18-acre park on Hudson River shore with overlook areas of Tarrytown lighthouse

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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Bear Mountain State Park 3006 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Great hiking, climbing, picnicking and grilling destination with lake, zoo, museum, carousel and boating in warmer weather

1 hour 15 minutes

845-786-2701

Mianus River Gorge

$10 parking

8:00 a.m.–sunset

Ruach Hachaim Park 111 Ivy Lane, Monroe, NY 10950 49 Larkin Drive, Monroe, NY 10950

167 Mianus River Road, Bedford, NY 10506

Park featuring separate boys’ and girls’ sections with a variety of interesting equipment and activities

Well-maintained trails with beautiful views of river and Havemeyer Falls

1 hour 15 minutes

914-234-3455

No fee, but visitors are encouraged to contribute

Free Sunday: 12:00–4:30 p.m.; Monday to Friday: 3:00–7:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Croton Gorge Park/Croton Dam

Perkins Memorial Tower Observatory

Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Perkins Memorial Drive, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986

Breathtaking man-made falls with dramatic drop and spillway, with playground, picnicking and hiking

1 hour 20 minutes

845-774-7275

1 hour 20 minutes

914-827-9568

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: DMITRY EISAKOV

Breathtaking scenic drive or hike up Bear Mountain with parking on summit and along the way, with breathtaking 360-degree views at the top

1 hour 25 minutes

Free

Free

Dawn to dusk. Please note that park do not let cars in once parking lot is full.

April 1–November 30, weather permitting; daylight hours

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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Bushkill Falls

Walkway Over the Hudson Highland Entrance: 87 Havilland Road, Highland, NY 12528 Poughkeepsie Entrance: 61 Parker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Lehman Township, PA 18627

Color-coded trails of different lengths amid waterfalls and beautiful scenes of nature

1 hour 52 minutes

888-287-4545

Some parks are for residents only. Please check for postings. Utmost care should be taken when visiting all parks not to intrude on or upset locals.

Trails: Adults: $14.50; Seniors (62+): $13.50; Children ages 4–10: $8.50; Children 3 and younger: free; Adults and seniors pay additional $2 on Sunday 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

1.28-mile elevated pedestrian bridge over the Hudson River with 21-story elevator (elevator may close in extreme weather))

1 hour 58 minutes

845-454-9649

Parking $5; walkway and park are free 7:00 a.m.–sunset

Lancaster Buggy Rides There are several vendors along Old Philadelphia Pike in Pennsylvania, within minutes of each other.

Abe’s Buggy Rides:

2596 Old Philadelphia Pike (Bird in Hand) 717-392-1794

Lancaster PA Buggy Rides:

3027 Old Philadlphia Pike (Ronks) 717-278-0302 (They will feature pony rides, moonwalks and a sukkah on Chol Hamoed)

Aaron and Jessica: Amish Country tours aboard authentic horse and buggy

Niagara Falls American Side

3121 Old Philadelphia Pike (Ronks) 717-768-8828

AAA Buggy Rides:

3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Intercourse) 717-989-2829

Niagara Falls Canadian Side

332 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303

6650 Niagara Parkway, L2E 6T2

Scenic Niagara Falls attractions, among them Cave of the Winds, Maid of the Mist and evening fireworks. Please see Issue #111 of The Monsey View for extensive coverage on Niagara Falls.

6 hours 38 minutes

716-278-1796

Scenic attractions near Niagara Falls, among them Journey Behind the Falls, Whirlpool Aero Car, Hornblower Cruises, and Zipline. Please see Issue #111 of The Monsey View for extensive coverage on Niagara Falls.

6 hours 45 minutes

877-642-7275

Varies by attraction

Varies by attraction; an all-inclusive 2-day pass can be purchased for $90

Varies by attraction

Varies by attraction

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BOTANICAL GARDENS

New York Botanical Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458

990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225

250-acre verdant landscape with over a million plants, voted as one of the best botanical gardens in the U.S.

Premier public gardens spread over 52 acres

19 minutes Adults: $15; Seniors: $8; Under 12: free

718-623-7200 >

30 minutes

Tuesday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Sunday from 10:00 a.m.

40 minutes

Weekdays: Over age 12: $23; Seniors $20; Children ages 2–12: $10; Children under 2: free; Weekends: Over age 12: $28; Seniors: $25; Children ages 2–12: $12, Children under 2: free 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Wave Hill Public Gardens

945 N. Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

This stunning 28-acre estate of public horticultural gardens is situation on slopes overlooking the Hudson River.

718-549-3200

Adults: $10; Students and seniors: $6; Children 6+: $4; under 6: free

Relaxing landscaped park on over 40 acres, centered on a walled Persian Garden, with gorgeous Hudson River views, trails and picnic spot

50 minutes

Laurelwood Arboretum

Free

New Jersey Botanical Gardens

725 Pines Lake Drive West, Wayne, NJ 07470

Ringwood State Park, Morris Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456

30-acre botanically diverse property with woodlands, gardens, ponds and streams

973-831-5675

Wellmaintained Tudor revival manor home with a selection of formal and seasonal gardens

1 hour 14 minutes

Free

Free

8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

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914-613-4502

7:00 a.m.–45 min. before sunset

Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

1 hour 5 minutes

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Untermyer Park And Gardens

4900 Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471. Only off-site parking is currently available, with shuttle service to park

46 minutes

718-817-8700

973-962-9534


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Boro Park:

The Skver Hall 1373 43rd Street

Lakewood:

Bais Shaindel High School 685 River Ave (Back Entrance)

Tuesday, October 15th Wednesday, October 16th Thursday, October 17th Friday, October 18th

9:30pm 4:30pm and 8:30pm 4:30pm and 8:30pm 12:00pm

Admission: $25

Monsey:

Bais Rochel

145 Saddle River Road


Please make every effort to make a kiddush Hashem and not to take advantage of establishments whose main profit is earned from their market. (And of course, only feed permitted food to the animals.)

FARMS AND ORCHARDS

Kensington Stables

Demarest Farms

1 Caton Place, Brooklyn, NY 11218

244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale, NJ 07642

Trail rides on horseback in Prospect Park. Reservations are required.

10 minutes

718-972-4588

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: NATALIE MSCICHOWSKA

57 minutes

Well-manicured trees, spectacular views, wagon rides, petting zoo and corn maze with apples to pick

201-666-0472

$42 per hour per person; Children under 11: $62

$7 per person over age 2, (includes parking and activities); $12 per approximate 10-pound bag of apples

10:00 a.m.–sunset

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Monday to Friday: 3:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

B35 or B16 >30 minutes

Abma’s Farm

Dr. Davies Farm

700 Lawlins Road, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: MIKE

1 hour

306 Route 304, Congers, NY 10920

Well-maintained farm with petting zoo, fresh produce and plants; food for the animals available for sale

201-891-0278

Historic 35acre apple orchard with trailer rides

1 hour 5 minutes

Barnyard: $3 per person over 2

Varies; cash only

8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; closed on Sundays

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Sun High Orchards

The Orchards of Concklin

19 Canfield Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: MARIA COFONE

1 hour 5 minutes

845-268-7020

2 S. Mountain Road, Pomona, NY 10970

Pick your own seasonal fruits, purchase flowers, and pet a donkey and alpaca; hayrides on fall weekends

973-584-4734

Apple-picking orchard

1 hour 8 minutes

845-354-0369

Per pound

$2 pole rental (and $5 deposit); minimum per person over the age of 3: $11 for a half-peck bag

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Sundays: 11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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FARMS AND ORCHARDS

Tevaland Petting Farm

Alstede Farms

47 Brandt Road, Hillburn, NY 10931

1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: GREG PROFETA

1 hour 9 minutes

Pick-yourown apples, pony rides, hayrides, sunflower maze, moon bounce in this vast farm with 250 types of produce

One-hour interactive visit with free-roaming animals, activities in a customized experience

908-879-7189

Call for details

1 hour 12 minutes

Pick Your Own: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.activities: weekdays: 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.; weekends: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

By appointment only

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

Muscoot Farm

Whitehill Road, Yorktown Heights, NY

51 Route 100, Katonah, NY 10536

A fun day trip for the whole family. Grab your bushel bags and ride the hay wagon to whichever picking orchard is open (locations change as different varieties ripen)

1 hour 15 minutes

914-245-5111

10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: GERGO VARADY

1 hour 15 minutes

914-864-7282

Free

Stuart’s Farm

138 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560

1 hour 15 minutes

Great farm with over 50 animals, hiking trails, picnicking, and historical barns and buildings

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Harvest Moon Farm

IMAGE © 2013 GOOGLE: LIU KUOWA

845-533-4063

62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs, NY 10527

Autumn apple and pumpkin picking and hayrides on weekends

Pick your own apples.

914-485-1210

1 hour 20 minutes

$30 per 25-pound bag; admits 5 to orchard; activites range from $5 to $10

Call for details

9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

914-245-2784

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Please make every effort to make a kiddush Hashem and not to take advantage of establishments whose main profit is earned from their market. (And of course, only feed permitted food to the animals.)

FARMS AND ORCHARDS

Long Island Game Farm Park and Zoo

Masker Orchards

489 Chapman Blvd., Manorville, NY 11949

45 Ball Road, Warwick, NY 10990

Scenic farm with not a large selection of animals, but the petting zoo is loads of fun. Kids can feed and even hold baby goats and chicks! The hours are limited but the shows are nice.

50 minutes

631-878-6670

Apple-picking orchard

1 hour 36 minutes

12 admissions Fun Pack for $160; call for individual prices

$29.95 per bag of apples

Thursday and Friday: 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Apple Dave’s Orchard

Och’s Orchard

82 Four Corners Road, Warwick, NY 10990

4 Ochs Lane, Warwick, NY 10990

IMAGE © 2014 GOOGLE: JESSIE W.

1 hour 36 minutes

845-986-1058

Offers pick-yourown apples, tomatoes and veggies, and picnic area with sweeping views

845-986-1591

Apple-picking orchard with eleven varieties of apples

1 hour 38 minutes

845-986-1684

Per bushel and rentals

$1 per bag; once it’s filled, they charge $15 for filled peck bag and $30 for filled half-bushel bag

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (They might be closed on Mondays or Tuesdays; call before going)

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Apple Ridge Orchards

Fishkill Farms

101 Jessup Road, Warwick, NY 10990

9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

A quaint, sweet farm to pick a variety of apples, enjoy breathtaking scenery, ride hay wagon, pet and feed farm animals and possibly even explore a corn maze

This family farm is prettiest in the fall and the apples are just perfect for picking. You pay for what you pick.

1 hour 40 minutes $5 admission per person, plus picking 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m

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845-897-4377

1 hour 40 minutes

845-987-7717

Admission and parking free. $14 for hayride and animal feed. Apple bags included free. $29 for half bushel of apples. Thursday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.


FARMS AND ORCHARDS

Lawrence Orchard And Farm

Wilklow Orchards

306 Frozen Ridge Road, Newburgh, NY 12550

IMAGE © 2015 GOOGLE: DARREN H.

1 hour 43 minutes

341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland, NY 12528

Sprawling farm with spectacular views, play area, pick-your-own produce and apples, historical buildings, petting zoo, train ride, and hay bale maze

845-562-4268

Pick your own with great children’s activities: hay jump, tunnels, play area, hayride

1 hour 51 minutes

$5 admission per person ($2 credit toward fruit picking), plus picking containers

$18–$26 per bag

9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m

Jenkins – Lueken Orchards

Family Fun Farm

69 Yankee Folly Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561

65 Friedman Road, Monticello, NY 12701

Thrilling adventure farm for all ages offering petting zoo, bumper boats, laser tag, wagon rides, zip line, ball blaster, pony rides, parakeets, jumping pillow, and many more fun attractions

October is apple picking season! The farm has vegetables as well, but it’s the apples that are the prize.

1 hour 55 minutes

845-691-2339

845-255-0999

2 hour 10 minutes

347-480-FARM (3276)

Call for details

$12.95; add for bumper boats, laser tag, pony rides and wagon rides

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m

Chol Hamoed hours: 12:00–6:00 p.m.; Friday 12:00–4:00 p.m.

Kelder’s Farm 5755 US-209, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

Pickyour-own apples with jumping pillow, hay rides, corn maze, golf, playground and petting zoo

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2 hours 15 minutes

845-626-7137

Pay per activity and per bag of apples

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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Plaster Spot

BP Jungle Gym

1037 53rd Street, Brooklyn NY 11219

4709 13th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219

Conveniently located, this indoor park is ideal for younger children.

Charming local plaster painting shop

local

718-436-1899

$10 per person; no sitting fee

local

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Bounce U

718-633-4022

Kids ‘N Action

6722 Fort Hamilton Pkwy., Brooklyn, NY 11219

8 minutes

This popular and fun indoor amusement center, with its twisty slides and ball pits, is a much loved attraction in the heart of Brooklyn.

Moonwalk wonderland of slopes, slides, tunnels and everything inflatable

local

347-450-5867

8 minutes

718-377-1818

$12.95–14.95 bouncer; $4.95–5.95 toddler; parents are free

Prices vary between $22–$39.90 for ages 1–14

By reservation only

10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Plaster Master

Plaster Galaxy

1624 E4th Street, Brooklyn NY 11230

2208 Ave. U, Brooklyn NY 12229

A charming local place where you get to paint a wide variety of plaster molds and try your hand at fluid art

10 minutes Prices vary

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Wednesday: 12:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Evenings available by appointment

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Canvas and plaster painting, with hundreds of items to choose from

17 minutes $10 walk-ins; no sitting fee. 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m

718-769-8500


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INDOOR FUN

Chuck E. Cheese’s

Land-O-Fun

Atlantic Terminal Mall, 139 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

2955 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235

Fun indoor park for kids aged 2–12, with bumper cars, cannon balls, bowling lanes and even some virtual reality experiences. Other attractions as well.

Token-operated rides and arcade games

18 minutes

718-783-4570 Approx 15 minutes

Varies by token amount 11:00 a.m–9:00 p.m.

19 minutes

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$10 per child; adult is free 1:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Color Me Mine

Chelsea Playground

123 Baxter Street, New York, NY 10013

400 Chelsea Road, Staten Island, NY 10314

Exciting three-story building of tunnels, tubes, slides and more!

Paint-yourown-pottery studio

20 minutes

212-374-1710

Studio fee, plus project costs Sundays 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Monday to Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Thursday to Friday: 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

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718-761-7529

Children: $9.99; Adults: $4.99 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

The Painted Pot – Park Slope 200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215

29 minutes 718-768-8379 Prices start at $12 and include material, studio time and firing 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Studio for paintings and mosaics. Walk in and start creating! No reservation necessary.

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INDOOR FUN

Kids Fun House

FAO Schwartz

6273 Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood, NY 11385

30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111

This indoor fun park with its triple slide, maze obstacle course and more, is specifically geared for children ages 1 to12.

30 minutes

718-418-5437

Massive toy store in NYC

30 minutes

800-326-8638

$8–$10 per child, depending on day of week

Entrance is free; toy prices vary

10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Funtopia USA

39 minutes

Oliloli Arts and Crafts Studio

Metro Mall, 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY 11379

103–23 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Choose from a selection of ceramics like bowls, plates, platters and more to a create usable works of art. Design however you like it and they’ll glaze and fire it. Your pottery will be ready in approximately 10 days.

Indoor entertainment center with bumper cars, arcade games and kiddie rides

30 minutes $10 per person

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1 hour 6 minutes

10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

30 minutes Pay per project: $20–$28 12:00–6:00 p.m.

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Bounce and Play 20–21 Steinway Street, Astoria, NY 11105

22 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

This kiddie bouncing park is ideal for kids under 6 years old, but there are some new fun activities for older children as well.

31 minutes $14 per child; price includes 2 adults per child 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

718-261-1238

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1 hour 15 minutes; 15 minutes walking

Children can choose, stuff, name and clothe their own stuffed animals

31 minutes Varies

212-863-4070 35 minutes

10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

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INDOOR FUN

Jumpin Jax

Laser Bounce Family Fun Center

600 Winters Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652

80-28 Cooper Avenue, Glendale, NY 11385

A super fun indoor park with a laser maze, laser tag games, bowling, ball pits, VR games and more!

Brand-new indoor playground for jumping, sliding, climbing and running

36 minutes

201-261-3000

38 minutes

Ages 1–17: $15 for 2 hours; $20 all day; Adults: $2; Rock climbing: $5

Package pricing start at $15.95

10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

347-599-1919

Catch Air Indoor Playground

Billy Beez

224 Route 4 East at Forest Avenue, Lower Level, Suite 102, Paramus, NJ 07652

Baychester Avenue 313–316, The Bronx, NY

Kids indoor play with soft play toddler area, ball cannon, play structure, tiny town and interactive dance floor

Play arena with slides, trampolines, obstacle courses for safe handson fun

39 minutes

718-514-6045

Infant: free with paid child or $9.95 (adult included); Toddler ages 1–4: $15.95; Children ages 5–17: $19.95; Parents/ guardians: $6.95 (second parent: $9.95) 10:00 a.m.–9:30p.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m.–8:00p.m.

201-620-2125

Ages 2 and under: $9.99; 3+: $19.99; parents: $6.99-9.99 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Legoland Discovery Center

Glassworks Studio 151 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

1 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10710

Glass-fusing studio where mosaics of all levels can be created

50 minutes

47 minutes

973-656-0800

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51 minutes

866-243-0770

$23and up, per project

Starting at $29.95 (savings online)

Chol Hamoed: Wednesday: 12:00–10:00 p.m.; Thursday: 12:00–6:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.;

Monday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. Reservations recommended for Chol Hamoed

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INDOOR FUN

Kidnetic

Mosaic Glassworks

2 Changebridge Road, East Building E, Montville, NJ 07045

36 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, NJ 07463

Play area with structures, slides, ball room, alligator pit and more

57 minutes

973-331-9001

Creative art studios with mosaic projects for all ages

58 minutes

201-800-1820

$15

Starting at $30

Weekdays: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Sunday: 9:30–11:00 a.m.

Weekdays: 11:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; Monday and Friday by appointment.

The Big Playhouse

Turtleboo 175 East Central Avenue, Spring Valley, NY 10977

316 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ 07675

Open play area that simulates real-life downtown with costumes, furniture for imaginative play

Indoor amusement center with soft play area, rides, arcades, kosher food and great accommodations Sukkah on premises

1 hour

845-746-2100

1 hour

201-314-6341

$16.99, two adults free per family; Early bird admission (9:00–10:45 a.m.): $12.99 (3-hour play included)

$17.99 + tax per child; family packages available

Unfortunately, due to a small fire in the building, TurtleBoo is currently closed. Reopening information will be announced shortly.

By reservation

Palisades Mall Carousel and Ferris Wheel

Crayola Experience

1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

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1 hour 2 minutes

30 Centre Square, Easton, PA 18042

Beautiful carnival rides: Ferris wheel reaching 68 feet; doubledecker carousel

845-353-2596 845-353-2595

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1 hour 35 minutes

Hands-on colorful crayon activities and exhibits

610-515-8000

$2.50 per ride (adults ride free on carousel)

$21.99; parking by the hour

Ferris wheel: Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Carousel: daily: 11:00 a.m.–9:00; Sunday until 7:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Sundays until 6:00 p.m.

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SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

Shell Lanes

Rab’s Country Lanes

1 Bouck Court, Brooklyn, NY 11223

1600 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10305

This familyfriendly venue has a 48-lane bowling alley, plus an exciting laser maze

A large 32-lane bowling alley

16 minutes

718-336-6700

$4 shoe rental; $4 and up per game (depending on hour) 9:00 a.m.–12:00 midnight

19 minutes

718-979-1600 >

Prices vary, call for specifics 9:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.

Brooklyn Escape Room

Escapeburg

594 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

485 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Among the best and most cleverly designed escape rooms out there. Expect 1 to 2 hours of challenging puzzles in The Tomb. For ages 7 and up; 2–6 players (can be adjusted for more).

Choice of adventures in this fully immersive Brooklyn escape room.

20 minutes

347-721-3350

$30 per person; reservations required

21 minutes 18 minutes

12:00–10:00 p.m.

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Choice of escape rooms to choose from. Each game gives the team 60 minutes to escape the room. Book tickets in advance.

Book in advance. These highly rated escape rooms are private. They will only “lock” in the people who came with you. Ages 14+, but children under 17 will need a responsible adult with them.

917-259-1027

$28–$39, depending on the amount of players

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79 Leonard Street, New York, NY 10013

11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

917-909-0285

PanIQ Escape Room

Escape Games NYC

22 minutes

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646-692-8100

$28 per person if shared with the public; $38 if you choose to make the room private 10:00 a.m.–12:30 a.m.

28 minutes


SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

Beat the Bomb NYC

Fun Station USA

247 Water Street, Suite 106, Brooklyn, NY 11201

3555 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314

Equipped with a HAZMAT suit for protection, your mission is to disarm the paintbomb before it splatters you. Do you have what it takes to disarm the bomb in time?

22 minutes $39.95 per person

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917-983-1115

25 minutes

36 minutes

All day pass: $9.95 to 19.95; Chol Hamoed special: Buy 1 $19.95, get second half off.

Wednesday–Thursday: 11:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

718-370-0077

Chol Hamoed: 10:00 a.m. –12:00 a.m. Weekdays: 10:00 a.m. –11:00 p.m.; Sundays until 10:00 p.m.

Fly High Indoor Trampoline Park

Chelsea Piers Skating Rink

501 Industry Road, Staten Island, NY 10314

61 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011

With a trampoline-based basketball court, dodgeball area, foam pit and bungee slingshot, you’re sure to have your head in the clouds!

25 minutes

718-524-6561

Ice skating rink at Manhattan’s Chelsea Piers

28 minutes

212-336-6100

Starting at $15 for 30 minutes

$13 per person; $7 skate rental; $5 helmet rental

Wednesday to Friday: 3:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Thursday: 3:00–5:00 p.m.

50 minutes

The Gravity Vault

MetroRock Brooklyn 321 Starr Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237

1423 Clinton Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030

13,500+ indoor rock gym with overhangs, bouldering, arches and hours of climbing fun

Bright, clean and fun indoor climbing experience for all ages.

29 minutes

929-500-7625

Day pass: $30; Before 3 p.m.: $25; Children aged 10 and under: $25 7:00 a.m.–12:00 a.m.

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30 minutes

201-740-1423

Varies 9:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thusdays from 6:00 a.m.

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Escape the Room NYC

VR World NYC

24 W 25th Street, Floor 8, New York, NY 10010

4 E 34th Street, New York, NY 10016

An immersive VR experience, where reality is up to your interpretation! Ski, race, climb or fly. Plus many more virtual experiences.

31 minutes

646-578-9630

32 minutes Starting at $28

$44 for 2 hours; $64 all-day pass 12:00–9:00 p.m.

The largest variety of escape rooms, by far, this very highly rated game room is lauded for its clever and creative puzzles.

35 minutes

RPM Raceway

25 US-22, Springfield Township, NJ 07081

Indoor trampoline park featuring freestyle bouncing, dodgeball and so much more. Reservations required.

201-333-7223

41 minutes

$60 per race; Other attractions available

Prices start at $22.95

12:00–10:00 p.m.

Tuesday to Friday: 4:00–8:00 p.m.

iFly Indoor Skydiving

849 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers, NY 10710

Instructors show you how to take off and fly in the most technologically advanced body flying tunnels in the world. You are the pilot; you are the plane!

Indoor skydiving with pressurized flight chamber for bodyflight

P: 201-733-4359

45 minutes

Packages start at $90 per person, $160 for 2 people, $380 for five people

Starting at $89.95

12:00–7:00 p.m.; Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

12:00–9:00 p.m.

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973-671-5100

iFly Indoor Skydiving Westchester

211 E. Route 4, Paramus, NJ 07652

45 minutes

40 minutes

Wednesday: 12:00–11:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday: 10:30 a.m.– 11:30 p.m.

Races need to be booked, but there are other attractions for the rest of the family

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99 Caven Point Road, Jersey City, NJ 07305

32 minutes

347-954-9160

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SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

FunFuzion

Urban Air Adventure Park

29 LeCount Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801

69 Wesley Street, South Hackensack, NJ 07606

Trampoline park with climbing walls, obstacle courses, tubes playground, battle beams and amazing adventures

45 minutes

201- 212-6454

Indoor play arena with funhouse, ride, games, mini golf, laser tag and bowling. Large sukkah and kosher food on premises for Chol Hamoed.

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$19.99–$29.99; Ages 5 and under: $13.00; Parents: $6.00; socks (required): $3

47 minutes

Monday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; Friday: from 12:00 p.m.

Varies

914-637-7575 Chol Hamoed: 12:00–11:00 p.m.

Bounce! Trampoline Sports 310 Michael Drive, Syosset, NY 11791

49 minutes 516-762-1300

Indoor trampoline area with foam pits and lots of jumping space

The Funplex

53 minutes Band $25–39, or pay for credits Chol Hamoed: 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Open Bounce: Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (Toddlers from 10:00–11:00 a.m.) Monday–Thursday: 2:00–7:00p.m.; Friday from 1:00 p.m.

Tappan Go Karts

182 NJ-10, East Hanover, NJ 07936

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30 minutes: $10;1 hour: $18; 90 minutes: $22; 2 hours: $27; 5 and under: 30 minutes: $8; 1 hour: $12; 90 minutes: $15; 2 hours: $20 ; Wednesday special: 2 hours for price of 1

116 Route 303, Tappan, NY 10983

Indoor family amusement center with go-karts, bumper cars, laser tag, arcade and more

973-428-1166

Go-kart track, batting cages, mini-golf and driving range

53 minutes

845-359-0642

Go-karts: $8 per race; double: $13 Go-karts: 12:00–8:00 p.m.; Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

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Sports Time USA

Funtime Junction

380 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY 10523

400 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NY 07004

Indoor amusement center with rides, arcade games, batting cages and indoor playground

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54 minutes

914- 592-2111

Roomy adventure center with lots of things to climb and ride, plus arcade games

54 minutes

973-882-9777

Varies according to ride/package

All day play: $9.95–19.95; Parents free

Chol Hamoed: Wednesday : 2:00–9:00 p.m.;Thursday: 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; Friday: opens at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Tuesday to Friday: 12:00–6:00 p.m.

Palisades Climb Adventure

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Palisades Center, 4590 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

2272 Palisades Center Drive #A200, West Nyack, NY 10994

The world’s tallest ropes course at 85 feet and five levels, on Level 4 of the Palisades Mall

58 minutes

845-727-3500

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58 minutes

Indoor go kart speedway

845-535-1515

$19.99; Sky Tykes, for kids under 48”: $8.99

$22.99 per race; Discounted 3, 5 and 8 packs; Annual $7.95 Speedway license required

Wednesday–Friday: 2:00–7:00 p.m.;

Monday to Friday: 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.; Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Montvale Lanes

Lucky Strike Palisades

14 W. Grand Avenue, Montvale, NJ 07645

4662 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

Bowling lanes and game room

1 hour

845-358-1602

12:00–11:00 p.m.; Opens Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

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1 hour $4–5 per game per person; Shoe rental: $3 Opens 9:00 a.m.; closing time varies

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SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

New City Bowl and Batting Cages

High Exposure Rock Climbing

90 N. Main Street, New City, NY 10956

266 Union Street, Northvale, NJ 07647

Bowling alley and batting cages

Rock climbing gym

1 hour

201-768-8600

1 hour 5 minutes

845-634-4977

$25

$6.25 per bowling game; (15 pitches); Packages available

10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.; Sunday until 6:00

Opens 10:00 a.m.; closing time varies

Hi-Tor Lanes

Grand Prix New York Racing

40 S. Route 9W, West Haverstraw, NY 10993

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1 hour 10 minutes

333 N. Bedford Road, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549

Amusement center with arcades, bounce castle, go-karts and bowling

Bowling alley

845-429-8000

1 hour 12 minutes

914-241-3131

$5.00–5.50 per game; Shoe rental: $4

Adult track: $18–25; Teen track: $12–15; Kids track: $8–10; $10 bounce; always best to call for availability

Varies

Monday to Thursday: 3:00–10:00 p.m.; Friday: from 12:00; Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

The Castle Fun Center

It™ Adventure Ropes Course

109 Brookside Avenue, Chester, NY 10918

41 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511

The world’s largest indoor ropes course with liquid fireworks, water show, ziplines and amazing courses

Adventure center with go-karts, arcade, rock wall climbing and more

1 hour 28 minutes

845-469-2116

1 hour 39 minutes

203-812-9981

Between $3.50 and $8 per ride

$25: course and zip; $30: course, zip and jump $10: climbing wall; $10: children under 48”

Chol Hamoed hours: 12:00–9:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

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OUTDOOR FUN

Staten Island FunPark

Adventurers Park

215 Schmidts Lane, Staten Island, NY 10314

1824 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11214

This fun park is famous for their go karts, mini golf and batting cages

17 minutes

718-982-5576

Entrace is free; priced per attraction. Best deal: $20 gets you 1 go-kart, 1 mini golf and 3 games in the batting cages Chol Hamoed: 10:00 a.m–9:00 p.m.

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Luna Park

Amusement park with 25 rides and attractions

19 minutes Pass: $36–40, or pay per ride

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Deno’s Wonder Wheel

1000 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224

3059 Denos D. Vourderis Place, Brooklyn, NY 11224

Amusement park at Coney Island Beach with 16 kiddie rides and 5 adult rides

Park with 30 rides and lots of games at Coney Island Beach

21 minutes Starting at $29 (if purchased in advance)

718-373-5862 32 minutes

Chol Hamoed hours: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

22 minutes

718-372-2592

Kiddie rides: $4; Adult rides: $8

33 minutes

Opens at 12:00 p.m.

Bronx Zoo Treetop Adventure 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx River Entrance, Bronx, NY 10460

38 minutes 347-308-9021 2-hour climb: $49.95; 2-way zip: $24.95; Combo: $59.95 Chol Hamoed: 10:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. (rope course) and 3:30 p.m. (zip) Ropes course and zipline for ages 7+ (must be at least 5’6”)

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OUTDOOR FUN

Six Flags Great Adventures and Safari

Adventureland 2245 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735

1 Six Flags Boulevard, Jackson, NJ 08527

Huge park with 14 coasters and 52 other attractions; Off-Road Adventure Safari entrance included in admission; sukkah on premises

Amusement park with about 30 rides

55 minutes

631-694-6868

1 hour 10 minutes

201-862-0250 (NCSY)

Band: $32.99, or pay per rid

Ages 3+: $45 at gate, $40 pre-ordered

Chol Hamoed: Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00am-6:00pm

Thursday, Chol Hamoed: 12:00–7:00 p.m. (Safari until 3:30 p.m.)

Ring Homestead

Diggerland 100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091

257 Lybolt Road, Middletown, NY 10941

Tractorthemed rides, stunts, and digging fun for all ages; sukkah on premises

1 hour 31 minutes

856-768-1110

Adventure camp with ropes course

1 hour 44 minutes

845-361-3842

Chol Hamoed: $27.95 (if purchased in advance)

Different packages available. Call for reservations.

Chol Hamoed: Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.; Friday: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. until dark

Pocono TreeVentures

Hersheypark

1575 Fairway Villas Blvd., East Stroudsburg PA, 18302

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1 hour 44 minutes

100 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershy, PA 17033

Major amusement park with over 70 rides; sukkahs on premises; entrance to Zoo America and Chocolate World included in ticket.

Aerial forest adventure with five ropes courses and dual zip racers. Additional kids section.

800-446-0231

2 hours 49 minutes

717-534-3900

Ropes course: ages 7–11, $44; 12+, $49; ages 4–7: $28 Zipline: $20 for 1 run, $8 additional runs; combos available at discount prices

Ages 9–54: $53 at gate; save by purchasing in advance

Chol Hamoed: Thursday and Friday: 12:00–4:00 p.m.; KidVentures and Zip: 12:00–5:00 p.m.

Chol Hamoed (by Central PA Kosher) Wednesday from 6:00–9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

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HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

Living Torah Museum

Harbor Defense Museum

1603 41st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11218

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230 Sheridan Loop, Brooklyn, NY 11252

Museum displaying artifacts mentioned in Torah and in Jewish history

718-851-3215

This 19thcentury fort, NYC’s only military museum, is located within the grounds of Fort Hamilton.

718-630-4349

10 minutes Free

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Tuesday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Waterfront Museum

Transit Museum

290 Conover Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

This museum, dedicated to historical artifacts from the commuter rail system, is located in a decomissioned subway station.

14 minutes

718-694-1600

Adults: $10; Children (2–17) and seniors (62+): $5; Wednesdays: free Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Historical Society Museum 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

A museum dedicated to education about maritime history

14 minutes Free Thursday: 4:00–8:00 p.m.

Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280

The museum is showcasing a fascinating living memorial of the Holocaust, with many new objects from Auschwitz that have never been seen before. This exhibit will only run until January 2020.

This museum/library provides an in-depth study of Brooklyn’s 400-year old history.

15 minutes Adults $10; Children under 12: free Wednesday to Sunday: 12:00–5:00 p.m.

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718-624-4719

718-222-4111

17 minutes

646-437-4202

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HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

One World Observatory

Brooklyn Navy Yard Center

285 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10007

63 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205

Admission to three floors of One World Trade Center, for views, observatory, elevators and exhibits

18 minutes

844-696-1776

Ages 13–64: $35; Ages 6–12: $29; Under 5: free; Ages 65+: $33

A museum featuring the history and innovation of the Brooklyn Navy Yard

18 minutes Free

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Wednesday & Thursday: 12:00–6:00 p.m.

Jewish Children’s Museum

South St. Seaport / Museum 12 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038

792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Interactive exhibits tells the story of New York’s rise as a port city and the critical role it played in the developement of the U.S.

212-748-8600

20 minutes

Adults: $20; Seniors: $14; Children under 8: free

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34 minutes

Chol Hamoed hours: 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Friday: 10:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Wednesday to Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Color Factory

Lower East Side Tenement Museum 103 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002

251 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013

The museum is an historical landmark, showcasing two tenement buildings where an estimated 15,000 people from 20 nationalities resided between 1863 and 2011.

Colorful and interactive modern art exhibit

20 minutes

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Monday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–9:30 p.m.; Wednesday closed

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Interactive 3-story Jewishthemed museum

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19 minutes

$40 per person

718-907-5932

40 minutes

20 minutes

877-975-3786

$20–$25 per person 10:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

32 minutes


HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

9/11 Memorial

Museum at Eldridge St. Shul

200 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281

12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY 10002

Historic restored 1887 Eldridge Street shul houses a museum as well as weekly Shabbos services.

8-acre park in memoriam of 9/11 heroes with guided tours available

21 minutes Free

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7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

21 minutes

212-219-0302

Adults: $14; Seniors: $10; Children (5–17): $8; Under 5: free 37 minutes

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

NYC Fire Museum

Financial History Museum

278 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013

48 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005

Housed in former Engine Company 30’s quarters, this 1909 firehouse has become a highly rated museum that will educate and fascinate adults and children alike.

22 minutes

212-691-1303

Adults: $10; Seniors: $8; Children: $5

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10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This highly rated attraction is the only independant public museum in the U.S. dedicated to teaching about our financial history

22 minutes

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$5–$8 per person

30 minutes

Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

9/11 Memorial Museum

Merchant’s House Museum

200 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281

29 E 4th Street, New York, NY 10003

Museum with exhibitions and hands-on learning about 9/11 and its effects

23 minutes

212-312-8800

General: Adult $26; Seniors: $20; Youth (7–17) $15; additional packages available 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

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Build in 1832, this is the oldest NYC home perfectly preserved — both inside and out.

26 minutes

212-777-1089

Adults: $15; Seniors (65+): $10; Children under 12: free

36 minutes

Thursday to Monday: 12:00–5:00 p.m.

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HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

Empire State Building

National Museum of Mathematics

20 W 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

11 E. 26th Street, New York, NY 10010

Observatory deck on 86th floor of the Empire State Building

28 minutes

212-279-9777

Adults: $38; Child: $32; Senior: $36 36 minutes

8:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI)

29 minutes

212-542-0566

Adult: $18; child and senior: $15; Toddler: free

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234 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

NYSCI is located near Flushing Meadows Park and is one of NY’s best museums for interactive science.

29 minutes

718-699-0005

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The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space

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29 minutes

10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

40 minutes

222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305

212-245-0072

Adult (13–64): $33; Seniors: $31; Child (5–12): $24

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212-398-3133

Adult: $32; Child: $24; Save $5–6 when purchasing online

Military and maritime history museum inside original battleship

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Sprawling, oftinteractive collection of curiosities

Liberty Science Center

W 46th Sreet & 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10036

31 minutes

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not

47-01 111th Street, Corona, NY 11368

9:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Museum that brings mathematics alive in fun way

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Amazing interactive science experience for learning and fun

31 minutes

201-200-1000

General admission: Child: $19.99; Adult: $24.75 Chol Hamoed: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.


HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

Gulliver’s Gate

Spyscape

216 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036

928 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Discover your inner spy and learn the art of espionage and deception! For 90 minutes to 3 hours, this self-guided tour will tell you all you ever wanted to know about spycraft (and much you didn’t even know to wonder about)!

Fascinating exhibit of miniature landmarks and natural wonders from around the world

32 minutes

212-235-2016

Adults: $36; Seniors and 12 and under: $27 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

33 minutes

212-549-1941

Adults: $39; Children: $32 41 minutes

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Imagine That! Museum

Madame Tassauds 234 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932

The museum of famous figures located in the heart of Times Square

35 minutes From $29.95 per person

212-512-9600 40 minutes

Interactive museum and activity center with fun areas for young children

50 minutes

973-966-8000

Children: $15.99; Adults: $6.99 Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

George Washington Headquarters The DeWint House 20 Livingston Avenue, Tappan, NY 10983

Philipsburg Manor Tour begins at: 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

George Washington’s headquarters at four different occasions during the Revolution, The DeWint House, carriage house and surrounding grounds are open to the public to view and explore.

52 minutes

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845-359-1359

Preserved pre–Civil War farmstead that brings the slavery era alive

54 minutes

914-366-6900

Free

Under 3: free; Child 3–17: $6; Adult: $12

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Wednesday to Sunday: 10:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. (last tour)

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HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

Stony Point State Park

Kykuit – Rockefeller Estate Tour begins at: 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

44 Battlefield Road, Stony Point, NY 10980

Site of Battle of Stony Point with lighthouse, museum and weekly artillery drills and soldier camps reenactment

Breathtaking tour of Rockefeller’s six-story home, terraced gardens and art galleries

56 minutes

914-366-6900

1 hour 13 minutes

845-786-2521

Standard tour: Under 3: free; Ages 3–17: $23–26; Adults: $25–28

Free; there may be a parking fee; $3 charge for group tours and special events; reservations required

Sunday, Friday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–3:15 p.m; Also open Mondays and Wednesdays in October

Grounds: Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; closed on Sunday

Boscobel House and Gardens

West Point Museum

1601 NY-9D, Garrison, NY 10524

2110 New South Post Road, West Point, NY 10996

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1 hour 20 minutes Free; there may be a parking fee 10:30 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

Military academy museum with galleries showcasing history of U.S. army, warfare and weapons

845-938-3590

Restored 18th Century house museum with gorgeous grounds and views

1 hour 24 minutes

845-265-3638

Gardens and grounds: Adults: $12; Ages 6–14: $6; Under 6: free Extra charge for house; family packages available. Wednesday to Monday: 9:30 a.m.–5:00p.m.

The Franklin Institute 222 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

1 hour 31 minutes 215-448-1200

Interactive museum that brings scientific concepts to life with fascinating exhibits; new escape rooms added

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12+: $23; 3–11: $19; 2 and under: free 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

Battleship New Jersey

FDR Home and Library

100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ 08103

4097 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538

Battleship that served in WWII, Korean, Vietnam and Gulf Wars that gives a glimpse into military life

1 hour 35 minutes

856-966-1652

Historyrich tours of FDR’s property, home and library

1 hour 59 minutes

800-337-8474

Adult: $25; Child, senior: $20; Under 4: free

Home and library: $20; Grounds are free Under 15: free

9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Museum 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Home tours: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Top cottage: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Grounds: Dawn to dusk

The Vanderbilt Mansion

The Mansions of Newport, Rhode Island Preservation Society of Newport County: 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

119 Vanderbilt Park Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538

Opulent and magnificent preserved mansions, which were used as summer homes for families like the Vanderbilts and the Astors

54-room well-preserved mansion with magnificent grounds and gardens

2 hour 6 minutes

845-229-7770

3 hours 30 minutes

Mansion: $10 for 1-hour guided tour; Grounds: free

Varies by mansion

Mansion tour times: 9:15 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Grounds: dawn to dusk

Varies by mansion

401-847-1000

Touro Synagogue 85 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

3 hours 20 minutes 401-847-4794 Adult: $12; Under 13: free A historic tour of the oldest shul in the U.S. and one of the most architecturally distinguished buildings

Sunday to Friday: 10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

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AQUARIUMS AND ZOOS

Prospect Park Zoo

Staten Island Zoo

450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225

614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY 10310

More than 125 species within the confines of a 12-acre menagerie suitable for all ages, including a sea lion court

15 minutes

718-399-7339

Small suburban zoo with nice variety of animals and animal feeding

IMAGE © 2015 ELIOT OCASIO

17 minutes

718-442-3100

Ages 15–59: $10; Seniors 60+: $7; Ages 3–14: $6; 2 and under: free. Wednesdays after 2: free. Free parking.

Ages 13+: $9.95; Ages 3–12: $6.95; Seniors 65+: $7.95; 2 and under: free 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Sunday until 5:30 p.m.

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New York Aquarium

10:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

Central Park Zoo

602 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224

64th Street and 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10021

Aquarium with sea lion show, penguins, sharks and many fish;

23 minutes

718-265-3474

33 minutes

212- 439-6500

General Admission: Adult: $13.95; Child: $8.95; Senior: $10.95

Ages 13+: $29.95; Ages 3–12: $24.95; Senior: $21.95; Under 2: free 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Sunday until 5:30

State-of-the-art zoo with variety of habitats and animals, from snow leopards to tropical birds

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Queens Zoo 53-51 111th Street, Corona, NY 11368

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18-acre zoo with trails, aviary, domestic animals, sea lion pool, bears, pumas, parrots and bison

Ages 13+: $9.95; Ages 3–12: $6.95; Seniors 65+: $7.95; 2 and under: free 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Sunday until 5:30 p.m.


AQUARIUMS AND ZOOS

Bronx Zoo

Turtle Back Zoo

2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460

560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052

Metropolitan zoo with 265 acres that harbors 4,000 animals in replicas of their native habitats

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42 minutes

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718-367-1010

48 minutes

13+: $22.95; 3–12: $14.95; 65+: $20.95; 2 and under: free Free admission on Wednesdays; parking $17

973-731-5800

Adults: $15; Ages 2–12 and seniors: $12; 23 months and younger: free

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10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Excellent zoo for children, with great animals, train, pony rides, feedings, paddle boats, and more.

Van Saun County Park

10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Maritime Aquarium

216 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652

10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854

Zoo with playground, train, carousel, and trails, and animal shows in the summer

IMAGE © 2011 ADAM ELMQUIST

52 minutes

Great aquarium with many species, and fascinating exhibitions for the entire family

201-336-7275

1 hour 8 minutes

203-852-0700

15–61: $8; 3–14: $5; Under 3: free; Seniors 62+; $2 Fee only charged until November

Adults: $26.95; Ages 13–17 and seniors: $24.95; Ages 3–12: $19.95; Under 3: free

10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Jenkinson’s Aquarium 300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Small aquarium with a large variety of marine life, including sharks, penguins, seals and octopuses

1 hour 10 minutes

732-899-1212

Adult, $14; Ages 3 –12: $8; 62+: $9; Under 3: free

Sunday:10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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AQUARIUMS AND ZOOS

Space Farms

Long Island Aquarium

218 County Road 519, Sussex, NJ 07461

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1 hour 31 minutes

431 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901

Aquarium with fascinating exhibits and many interesting marine animals and fish

Zoo and museum with over 500 animals in their natural surroundings

973-875-5800

1 hour 31 minutes

631-208-9200, ext. 426

13-64: $19.50, 3-12: $16; 65+: $18; Under 3: Free

Ages 13–61: $33; Seniors 62+: $27; Ages 3–12: $24; Under 2: free

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Adventure Aquarium

Philadelphia Zoo

1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103

3400 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Aquarium with shark bridge, penguin island and touch pool

1 hour 36 minutes 12+: $31.99; Ages 2–11: $23.99; Under 2: free (Somewhat cheaper online) 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

856-365-3300

Huge children’s zoo with incredible creatures and many fun activities

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1 hour 36 minutes

215-243-1100

General admission: Adults: $24; Children 2–11: $19; Under 2: free; Prepaid parking: $16 per vehicle. Family packages available; membership usually worthwhile 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Mystic Aquarium 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355

2 hours 23 minutes

860-572-5955

Varies Amazing aquarium with thousands of fish, exotic marine animals and fascinating outdoor exhibits

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9:00 a.m.–4:50 p.m.


BOATING AND FERRIES

Governors Island Ferry Departs Manhattan: Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street, New York, NY 10005. Also departs from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

212-440-2200

16 minutes >

A recreational island off Manhattan where no motors are allowed; reached with a ferry and offers bicycle rentals of all kinds

Ellis and Liberty Island Ferry Ferry Departs: Manhattan, 22 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004, NJ: Liberty State Park, Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305

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Round-trip ferry: $3 for anyone over the age of 12; under 12 is free. Bike rentals: Varies between $15 and $50 per hour, and are available for shorter and longer durations, depending on the type. Open until October 31. Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Sunday: until 7:00 p.m.; Call for ferry time

The Staten Island Ferry NYC: 4 South St, New York, NY 10004 Staten Island: 1 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301

Round trip fare on the ferry includes admission to both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Tours are self-guided and can take from 3 - 5 hours, depending on pace.

877-523-9849 (Statue Cruises) Adults $18; Children (4-12) $9; Free under 3 Parking fee is separate

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Free 25-minute commuter ferry between Manhattan and Staten Island with Statue of Liberty views

17 minutes

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NYC Ferry Service (formerly East River Ferry) Multiple stops

$2.75 844-469-3377 6:25 a.m.–9:25 p.m.

A lovely transportation alternative that will take you up and down the East River to all the exciting new parks popping up on our coastline

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Hoboken Ferry 1 Hudson Place, Hoboken, NJ 07030

800-533-3779 28 minutes Adult: $7–9; Child age 6–11: $4–5; Child age 5 and under: two children ride free for every paying adult

Commuter ferry from Hoboken to Pier 11 or World Financial Center in Manhattan

Circle Line Cruises

Ferry departs at 15–30 minute intervals from about 6 a.m. until about 9 p.m.

D&D Marine Boat Rentals

Pier 83 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

871 E. Shore Road, Hewitt, NJ 07421

Different types of economy pontoon boats for rent for by the hour, half-day or day. Pontoons hold different capacities, up to 10 people.

Cruises for views of Statue of Liberty, Manhattan skyline, landmarks and more

29 minutes

212-563-3200

Starts at: Adults, $31; Children 3–12, $26; (There’s currently an exclusive fall offer for $17.99 for children and adults; cruise leaves Pier 16, Downtown, 89 South Street, New York, NY 10038.) 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

1 hour 17 minutes

973-506-4876

Starting at $150 for one and a half hours 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Greenwood Lake Marina 38 Lakeside Road, Hewitt, NJ 07421

973-728-9100 20 minutes Varies Opens May 16; 9:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

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Camden Aquarium, Coco Keys, Crayola Factory, Franklin Institute, Giggleberry Fair, Legoland, Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia Zoo,Sesame Place, The Liberty Bell, The Mint,

EXTENDED CHOL HAMOED HOURS Wednesday 10/8 : 8 AM-10 PM Thursday 10/9 : 8 AM-11 PM Friday 10/10 : 8 AM-5 PM

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TOURS

Liberty Helicopter Tours 6 E. River Piers #212, New York, NY 10004

Birds’-eye view of New York City and surrounding area

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35 minutes

800-542-9933

Starts at $224 per person

8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

The Roosevelt Island Tramway

Fulton Fish Market

60th Street and 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10065 Park on Island: 425 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, NY 10044

800 Food Center Drive #65B, Bronx, NY 10474

Aerial tramway that spans East River to Roosevelt Island, where there’s a beautiful waterfront park and boat ride

Nocturnal expedition to experience the colorful sight of fish vendors selling their goods

17 minutes

718-378-2356

27 minutes

212-832-4559

$2.50 (Metro Card only); Up to three children 44 inches tall and under ride for free on the tram when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

Free; Parking: $5–7 Monday to Friday: 1:00 a.m.–7:00 a.m.

6:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.

Historic Horse and Carriage Ride

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Randall Airport, 100 Airport Road, Middletown, NY 10940

Half-hour to an hour scenic ride up in the clouds on a pictureperfect hot air balloon

Open-air ride through Central Park in horsedrawn carriage

347-871-4499

$50 for up to 20 minutes, plus $20 for each additional 10 minutes, plus tip By reservation

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1 hour

Above the Clouds Balloon Rides

Central Park

34 minutes

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1 hour 34 minutes

845-360-5594 845-692-2556

Starting at $199 per person for group tours and $599 per two people for private tours Begins at 6:00 a.m.; reservations required


AIRPLANE OBSERVATION

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Planeview Park Ditmars Boulevard, East Almhurst, NY 11369

New York, NY 11430

AirTrain is free and gives children a fascinating bird’s-eye view of this bustling airport. Parking lots 2 and 5 offer nice views of airplanes taking off and landing.

A park right near La Gaurdia airport with awesome views of planes landing and taking off (parking may be difficult)

25 minutes Free

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6:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

31 minutes

Newark Liberty International Airport

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Teterboro Airport

3 Brewster Road, Newark, NJ 07114

Teterboro, NJ 07608

AirTrain is free in the airport; best spot for watching is from the parking lot of Ikea at 1000 Ikea Drive in Elizabeth, NJ

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View planes from playing fields on Redneck Avenue (east of the airport) or from Walmart's parking lot (1 Teterboro Landing Drive, Teterboro, NJ 07608)

IMAGE © 2008 GOOGLE: ANDYCHOINSKI

43 minutes

Aviation Museum 400 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro , NJ 07608

201-288-6344 45 minutes Adults: $9; Children and seniors: $7 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Closed Mondays

IMAGE © 2014 GOOGLE: DARREN H.

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Museum with models of military aircraft and history of aviation


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Servicing Tri-state area, Upstate NY, Lakewood and out-of-State Full service, Rentals & Towing

‫ברכת חג שמח‬

Shmily Engelberg If involved in an accident, call Certified Auto Collision and we’ll take care of it all.

718-821-1150 917-200-6004 924 64TH Street

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