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

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

Chaverim: Rockland County: (845) 371-6333 (NEED), Brooklyn/Manhattan/Catskills: (718) 431-8181 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!

Local expertise you can trust. THE MEISELS AGENCY 845-783-4000

Subject to terms, conditions and availability. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co., Northbrook, IL © 2018 Allstate Insurance Co.

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12911806

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‫בס"ד‬

‫א‬

‫ער‬

‫יס‪ .‬ציי‬ ‫טלי‬ ‫וו‬ ‫ך‬ ‫‪.‬‬

‫אייערע‬ ‫דרייווערס‬

‫ווינטשן אייך א‬ ‫שמחת יום טוב‬

‫און באדאנקן זיך פאר אלע‬ ‫חשוב׳ע קאסטומערס פאר׳ן‬ ‫געבן די געלעגנהייט אייך צו‬ ‫סערווירן דורכאויס דעם יאר!‬

‫ח ר י ו ת‪.‬‬

‫וע‬ ‫באקו ם‪ .‬ס‬

‫דעם‬ ‫גאנצן‬ ‫סעט‬

‫י‪ .‬ראבינאוויטש • מ‪ .‬בריסק • ש‪ .‬מלמד • ב‪ .‬גליק • ח‪ .‬שלעזינגער‬ ‫ש‪ .‬סאפדי • ש‪ .‬ווייס • ב‪ .‬לעפקאוויטש • מ‪ .‬חמדי • ח‪ .‬זאלדאן • י‪ .‬שמידט‬ ‫י‪ .‬אפענהיימער • ש‪ .‬ליפשיץ • מ‪ .‬קערנער • א‪ .‬שטלאצבערג • י‪ .‬מישאלי‬ ‫י‪ .‬ראטענבערג • א‪ .‬ברייער • פ‪ .‬גאלדשטיין • צ‪ .‬מויסאד • א‪ .‬היימליך‬ ‫ד‪ .‬סואס • י‪ .‬גרעיפמאן • א‪ .‬האס • י‪ .‬וועבער • ש‪ .‬קאטלערסקי‬ ‫א‪ .‬טייטעלבוים • י‪ .‬בוים • א‪ .‬גרעדי • מ‪ .‬קאטצמאן • א‪ .‬צווייג • מ‪ .‬מאסרי‬ ‫ח‪ .‬עלבז • צ‪ .‬וויינשטיין • ד‪ .‬גליק • ח‪ .‬פריעדמאן • ל‪ .‬נוימאן • ד‪ .‬סואד‬ ‫ד‪ .‬ארענשטיין • א‪ .‬שטיינמאן • מ‪ .‬גראס • ז‪ .‬מוסד • ש‪ .‬גרינוואלד‬ ‫י‪ .‬ברייער • ח‪ .‬קופטייל • וו‪ .‬לעסין • ש‪ .‬שמידט • ב‪ .‬קעלנער‬ ‫י‪ .‬בראווער • ל‪ .‬פרענקל • י‪ .‬כ"ץ • מ‪ .‬ברייער • י‪ .‬פארקאש • ש‪ .‬דאנא‬ ‫מ‪ .‬מאשקאוויטש • ש‪ .‬קויפמאן • ח‪ .‬טעסלער • י‪ .‬שפיטצער‬ ‫ש‪ .‬ווייס • י‪ .‬יאקאבאוויטש • א‪ .‬מאסרי • ד‪ .‬טייטעלבוים • נ‪ .‬קליינמאן‬ ‫י‪ .‬סאפדי • י‪ .‬וויינבערגער • מ‪ .‬גראמאן • מ‪ .‬קאהן • י‪ .‬ענגעל‬ ‫י‪ .‬שטעסל • י‪ .‬לעבאוויטש • ל‪ .‬הערשקאוויטש‬

‫‪MONSEY‬‬

‫‪MONROE‬‬

‫‪845.354.4111‬‬

‫‪845.783.3400‬‬

‫‪LONG DISTANCE‬‬

‫‪LONG DISTANCE‬‬

‫‪845.354.4444 #2‬‬

‫‪845.783.3401 #2‬‬


PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

COVID-19 Advisory: Be advised that many parks have reduced parking by 50%, and local roads may have closures in effect. Many popular parks will fill to capacity by noon and close early to incoming visitors and traffic.

Manny Weldler Park

Clark Recreation Center

148 W. Maple Avenue, Monsey, NY 10952

59 Campbell Avenue, Airmont, NY 10952

Large park with playground, sand area, tennis and handball courts, and bike trails

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.

Local

Free

Dawn to dusk

Eugene Levy Memorial Park

Free

Dawn to dusk

11 Grotke Road, Spring Valley, NY 10977

Free

Dawn to dusk

Willow Tree Park

Beautiful park with three playstations, pond, picnic tables and benches, shaded trails, and basketball court

Local

Free

Dawn to dusk

Gregory R. Sikorsky Children’s Park

Willow Tree Road, Wesley Hills, NY 10952

35 Lime Kiln Road, Suffern, NY 10901

Massive willow trees cascading over beautiful lake with bike path around the lake

Free

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Local

Beautiful park with lush, grassy areas, novel play equipment, trails, pond, picnic tables and stargazing platform

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: MORTONFOX

Local

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: ISAAC POLLAK

Children’s Park

920 Rte. 45, Pomona, NY 10970

Local

Shaded park with large playground, basketball and tennis court, and picnic tables

Dawn to dusk

Sunny fenced-in playground with nearby jogging path around a pond with a water fountain

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: ISAAC POLLAK

Local

Free

Dawn to dusk


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HOURS: SUN 12 - 8 MON - THURS 2-8 FRIDAY 12-6

845.746.2100 WWW.TURTLEBOO.COM 175 E CENTRAL AVE. SPRING VALLEY NY 10977


PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Winter’s Park

Dutch Gardens

47 East Ramapo Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430

Newly renovated children’s park, with playground, gazebo, pond, picnic tables and geese feeding

IMAGE © 2015 GOOGLE: ELIYAHUBAYONAH

14 minutes

21 New Hempstead Road, New City, NY 10956

Free

57 New Hempstead Road, New City, NY 10956

Untouched wetland, one-mile trail around lake, with meadow and small streams and sightings of birds, butterflies, fish and other animals

IMAGE © 2012 GOOGLE: TCHAMBER236

Free

Hiking trail, picnic area and benches around a pond

15 minutes

Finch Park

Dawn to dusk

Free

Highview Community Park

194 Church Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446

In back of 24 Highview Avenue, Nanuet, NY 10954

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

IMAGE © 2009 GOOGLE: LEOPOLDOBARRIGA

Free

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845-364-2670

Demarest Kill County Park

Franklin Turnpike, Allendale, NJ 07401 500 feet after Cottage Place at small parking lot

15 minutes

14 minutes

Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Free

Celery Farm Nature Preserve

15 minutes

Historic garden with walking paths, gazebo, tea house behind Rocland County Courthouse

Fenced-in playground with extensive castle-themed play and climbing area, slides, swings and rock wall

16 minutes Free Dawn to dusk


‫בס״ד‬

‫ד‪ .‬פערלשטיין שטעלט פאר‬

‫איינגעהאלטן‬ ‫שרעק‪ .‬שטארקייט‪ .‬באשולדיגט‪.‬‬

‫חול המועד סוכות תשפ״א‬

‫אולם אביר יעקב‬

‫סקווירא‪:‬‬ ‫דינסטאג ‪4:30‬‬ ‫ב׳ דחוה״מ ‪8:30‬‬

‫נאכמיטאג‬ ‫אווענט‬

‫ישיבת וויזניץ‬

‫מאנסי‪:‬‬ ‫מאנטאג ‪8:00‬‬

‫א׳ דחוה״מ‬

‫מיטוואך ‪4:30‬‬ ‫ג׳ דחוה״מ ‪8:30‬‬

‫נאכמיטאג‬ ‫אווענט‬

‫אווענט‬

‫דינסטאג ‪4:00‬‬ ‫ב׳ דחוה״מ ‪8:00‬‬

‫נאכמיטאג‬ ‫אווענט‬

‫‪15 Roosevelt Ave.‬‬ ‫דאנערשטאג ‪ 2:30‬נאכמיטאג‬ ‫ד׳ דחוה״מ‬ ‫‪ 6:30‬אווענט‬

‫‪www.themonseyview.com / 845.600.8484‬‬

‫איבערגעקוקט דורך‬ ‫גאר היימישע מחנכות‬

‫‪22 Ashel Lane‬‬ ‫מיטוואך ‪ 4:00‬נאכמיטאג‬ ‫דאנערשטאג ‪ 6:00‬נאכמיטאג‬ ‫ג׳ דחוה״מ‬ ‫‪ 8:00‬אווענט‬ ‫ד' דחוה״מ‬ ‫האטליין נומער‪:‬‬

‫‪OTHER LOCATIONS: Williamsburg • Boro Park • New Square • Mt. Kisco • Kiamesha Lake • Bloomingburg‬‬ ‫‪September 30, 2020 / THE MONSEY VIEW / 245‬‬

‫פאר פרויען‬ ‫און מיידלעך‬

‫‪ADMISSION: $25‬‬

‫‪1-888-488-7404‬‬


PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

High Tor State Park

Lake Welch Beach

417 S. Mountain Road, New City, NY 10956

800 Kanawauke Road, Stony Point, NY 10980

A moderate 45-minute climb with breathtaking 360-degree views. Mountain can be climbed even when park is closed.

18 minutes

845-634-8074

Gorgeous half-mile man-made beach open for picnicking in the fall and winter

20 minutes

Free

$10 parking

Park is closed for the season, but the mountain can be climbed.

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Ramapo Valley Reservation

Borough Park

608 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430

98 Pine Street, Waldwick, NJ 07463

Reservation with hiking trails, pond, waterfall and breathtaking views

20 minutes

201-327-3500

Free IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: SLAVA MARKOV

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Buttermilk Falls County Park

21 Gagan Road, West Haverstraw, NY 10993

199 S. Greenbush Road, West Nyack, NY 10994

Park bordering the Hudson River with great playgrounds, grassy picnic areas with grilling, boardwalk and walking path

Free

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

Free

Haverstraw Bay County Park

20 minutes

845-947-2444

Dawn to dusk

© GOOGLE ROBERT FINE

20 minutes Free Dawn to dusk

Well-maintained trails with great views and waterfalls (weather permitting) cascading down the mountain

845-364-2670


‫בס"ד‬

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TICKETS PRICE $25 AT THE DOOR $30

MONSEY

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FOR MEN AND WOMEN

This show will be in full compliance with Covid-19 safety regulations and require temperature checks, face masks, and social distancing. Limited seating available.


PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Ringwood Manor State Park

State Line Lookout

1304 Sloatsburg Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456

Closter, NJ, GPS: 40.988412, -73.908272

Beautiful 4,400acre park with trails, picnicking and streams. NJ Botanical Gardens and Shepherd Lake is part of the park but accessed via a different point.

20 minutes

973-962-7031

Lookout point right off the Palisades Parkway

Weekend parking: $7 IMAGE © 2012 GOOGLE: JAMES SIMPSON

8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

23 minutes

Nyack Memorial Park

Perkins Memorial Drive, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986

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

Free

Dawn to dusk

Nyack Beach State Park

25 minutes Free

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

Hudson River park with small beach for children and long riverside trail with benches that leads to Rockland Lake Park

25 minutes

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

845-358-1316

IMAGE © 2014 GOOGLE: JUSTIN STASIUK

25 minutes

$6 parking. Only upper parking lot is currently open, with pedestrian-only access to trailhead and facilities

Free

Dawn to dusk

Dawn to dusk

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

Saddle River County Park

698 N. Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960

www.themonseyview.com / 845.600.8484

Around the clock

Perkins Memorial Tower Observatory

4 Depew Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960

23 minutes

Free

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

201-336-7275


PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Bear Mountain State Park

Rockland Lake State Park

3006 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911

299 Rockand Lake Road, Valley Cottage, NY 10989

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

25 minutes

845-786-2701

$10 parking

845-268-3020 Bike rental 3 minutes from Rockland Lake (11 minutes from Nyack Beach State Park)

Dawn to dusk

Piermont Pier

Conger's Bike Rental 845-268-3315 107 Lake Road, Congers, NY 10920

Tallman Mountain State Park

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

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

Free

Dawn to dusk

Blauvelt State Park

Route 9W, Sparkill NY 10976

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

25 minutes

845-359-0544

$6 parking, not collected at all times Dawn to dusk

Paterson Great Falls

Blauvelt, NY 10913

72 McBride Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07501

Undeveloped state park with hiking trails and WWIera tunnels, rifle range and ruins. Access points detailed in Issue 103 of The Monsey View.

© GOOGLE 2017 NOAH EISENBRUCH

25 minutes

25 minutes $8 parking

8:00 a.m.–sunset

25 minutes

Park with picnic tables, grilling, hiking trails, novel climbing equipment and a bike path around Rockland Lake

Free

Dawn to dusk

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

30 minutes

973-523-0370

Free Dawn to dusk

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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Scenic Hudson Riverwalk Park

Scenic Hudson Park

250 W. Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591

Irvington, NY 10533

Waterfront park with riverside esplanade and magnificent views, which can be reached via Tappan Zee Express

© GOOGLE 2017 JUANITO GARWOOD

30 minutes

914-631-8347

© GOOGLE 2016 YANKY BREIER

31 minutes

Well-kept park with playgrounds and a walkway with amazing Hudson River views

914-591-7736

Free

Free

Half-hour before sunrise to half-hour after sunset

March–November: 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.; December– February: 7:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Kingsland Point Park and the Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse

Ruach Hachaim Park

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)

111 Ivy Lane, Monroe, NY 10950 49 Larkin Drive, Monroe, NY 10950

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

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

914-366-5109

32 minutes

33 minutes

845-774-7275

Parking: $10 for non-residents

Free

8:00 a.m. to dusk

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

Goosepond Mountain State Park

Ross Dock Picnic Area

1198 New York 17M, Chester, NY 10918

Fort Lee, NJ, GPS: 40.860425, -73.955772

Undeveloped state park with woods, fields, trails and wetlands

34 minutes

Free

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845-786-2701

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: BRIDGETTE RUGGLES

38 minutes Free Dawn to dusk

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

201-768-1360


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‫וועד החינוך‬ ‫בני ברק‬

Sunday MOTZEI YT October 4

9:00 9:00 9:00 9:30

BORO PARK: ATERES GOLDA - 1362 50th St. MONSEY: PUPA HALL - 15 WIDMAN CT LAKEWOOD: TIFERES HALL - 613 OAK ST CATSKILLS: MACHNE BAIS RACHEL 224 PLEASANT VALLEY RD ST. FALLSBURG NY

Tuesday October 6

BORO PARK: ATERES GOLDA - 1362 50th St. MONSEY: PUPA HALL - 15 WIDMAN CT LAKEWOOD: TIFERES HALL - 613 OAK ST CATSKILLS: MACHNE BAIS RACHEL

4:30 & 8:30 4:30 & 8:30 8:30 5:0 0 & 9:00

POCONOS : MOUNTAIN LAUREL RESORT

4:30 & 9:00

224 PLEASANT VALLEY RD ST. FALLSBURG NY

81 TREETOPS CIRLCLE WHITE HAVEN,PA 18661

THURSDAY October 8

BORO PARK: ATERES GOLDA - 1362 50th St. MONSEY: PUPA HALL - 15 WIDMAN CT CATSKILLS: MACHNE BAIS RACHEL 224 PLEASANT VALLEY RD ST. FALLSBURG NY

4:30 4:30 5:00

NEW: DINA PERLSTEIN PRESENTS

Thin Ice

D. Perlstein presents

WATCH OVER HER

We lived our lives as though walking across a pond of thin ice, we knew that at any moment the ice could shatter, plunging us deep into the frigid waters…

Surreal Drama

A CONTEMPORARY DRAMA SET IN THE AUSTRIAN ALPS & ERETZ YISROEL.

Monday October 5

BORO PARK: ATERES GOLDA - 1362 50th St. MONSEY: PUPA HALL - 15 WIDMAN CT LAKEWOOD: TIFERES HALL - 613 OAK ST CATSKILLS: MACHNE BAIS RACHEL

4:30 & 8:30 4:30 & 8:30 8:30 5:00&9:00

POCONOS : MOUNTAIN LAUREL RESORT

4:30 & 9:00

224 PLEASANT VALLEY RD ST. FALLSBURG NY

81 TREETOPS CIRLCLE WHITE HAVEN,PA 18661

WEDNESDAY October 7

SOCIAL DISTANCING & MASKS REQUIRED

ADMISSION: $25

BORO PARK: ATERES GOLDA - 1362 50th St. MONSEY: PUPA HALL - 15 WIDMAN CT LAKEWOOD: TIFERES HALL - 613 OAK ST CATSKILLS: MACHNE BAIS RACHEL 224 PLEASANT VALLEY RD ST. FALLSBURG NY

POCONOS : MOUNTAIN LAUREL RESORT

81 TREETOPS CIRLCLE WHITE HAVEN,PA 18661

4:30 & 8:30 4:30 & 8:30 8:30 5:00&9:00 4:30 & 9:00


PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Overpeck County Park

Rockefeller State Park Preserve

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.

125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY 10570

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

38 minutes Free

Scenic paths through wetlands, woodlands, meadows, fields, streams, rivers and lakes, and traversing bridges and carriage roads

201-336-7275 7:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Teatown Lake Reservation

$6 parking

160 Westerly Road, Ossining, NY 10562

Tranquil nature reserve with a great lakeside loop with swinging bridge and interesting nature center

914-762-2912

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40 minutes

Free; $5 parking

Free

Dawn to dusk; Nature Center: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Dawn to dusk

Croton Gorge Park/Croton Dam

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

914-827-9568

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

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845-941-3189

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

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Park with amazing Hudson River views, great to visit in conjunction with HaverstrawOssining Ferry

Central Park

Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

42 minutes

7:00 a.m.–sunset

The Louis Engel Waterfront Park

1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY 10562

39 minutes

39 minutes

43 minutes Admission is free; recreation available for various prices

212-310-6600 6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.


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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Pedicab Tours

Mianus River Gorge

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

167 Mianus River Road, Bedford, NY 10506

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

44 minutes

917-405-1303

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

45 minutes

914-234-3455

Starts at $60 adults; $50 children

No fee, but visitors are encouraged to contribute

9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Bridge Park

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

334 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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

52 minutes

718-222-9939

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

1 hour

Free

Parking $5; walkway and park are free

6:00 a.m.–1:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m.–sunset

Leisure Ride Bike Rental

Ellenville Fault Ice Caves

266 Titusville Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

400 Sams Point Rd, Cragsmoor, NY 12420

Rent all types of bike (surreys, tandem, elliptigo and more) for a ride on the scenic, peaceful Dutchess Rail Trail

1 hour and 7 minutes

845-486-8125

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Varies

1 hour and 10 minutes

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; closed Monday and Thursday

$10 parking; caves are free

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PARKS AND SCENIC SPOTS

Bushkill Falls

Minnewaska State Park

Lehman Township, PA 18627

5281 Route 44-55, Kerhonkson, NY 12446

Preserve with breathtaking views, trails, sky lakes and a lot of beauty to behold

1 hour 10 minutes

845-255-0752

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1 hour 30 minutes

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

888-287-4545

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Free 9:00 a.m.–approximately dusk

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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

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

Mount Utsayantha Fire Tower Set GPS to 34 Main Street (NY Route 23) in Stamford, NY. Make a right on Mountain Avenue. This road will become very steep. Continue until the dirt road on the left, Tower Road. If you want to hike up to the summit, park at the sign you see at the corner of Tower Road — or continue up Tower Road to reach the summit by car.

The summit of this 3,214-foot mountain with its restored fire tower (which can be climbed for spectacular views) can be reached by a one-mile gravel road either by car, or by hike.

Free

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

Niagara Falls American Side

Tower Road, Stamford, NY 12167

2 hours and 15 minutes

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

Open around the clock

332 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303

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 15 minutes Varies by attraction Varies by attraction

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BOTANICAL GARDENS

New Jersey Botanical Gardens

Laurelwood Arboretum

Ringwood State Park, Morris Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456

725 Pines Lake Drive West, Wayne, NJ 07470

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

25 minutes

973-962-9534

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

28 minutes

Free

Free

8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Wave Hill Public Gardens

Untermyer Park And Gardens

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

945 N. Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

37 minutes

973-831-5675

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

914-613-4502

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

43 minutes

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

718-549-3200

Free

Adults: $8; students and seniors: $4; children 6+: $2; under 6: free

Open only Friday through Sunday from 12:00–6:00 p.m.

Open only Friday through Sunday from 12:00–5:30 p.m.; admission is free on Thursdays

New York Botanical Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10458

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

44 minutes

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.

718-817-8700

Adults: $28; students and seniors: $25; children (2–12): $12; under 2: free By reservations only; closed on Mondays

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ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

1 hour

Premier public gardens spread over 52 acres

718-623-7200

Adults: $18; students and seniors: $12; children under 12: free Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Thursday and Friday: 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; closed Mondays


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FARMS AND ORCHARDS

The Orchards of Concklin

Tevaland Petting Farm

2 S. Mountain Road, Pomona, NY 10970

ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIRED; NO HOURS THIS CHOL HAMOED

12 minutes

47 Brandt Road, Hillburn, NY 10931

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

Apple-picking orchard

845-354-0369

15 minutes

845-533-4063

$2 pole rental (and $5 deposit); minimum per person over the age of 3: $11 for a half-peck bag 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

By appointment only

Dr. Davies Farm

Demarest Farms

306 Route 304, Congers, NY 10920

244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale, NJ 07642

Historic 35acre apple orchard with trailer rides

20 minutes

845-268-7020

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

21 minutes

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

201-666-0472

Varies; cash only

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

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Abma’s Farm

Muscoot Farm

700 Lawlins Road, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: MIKE

23 minutes

51 Route 100, Katonah, NY 10536

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

201-891-0278

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: GERGO VARADY

41 minutes

Barnyard: $3 per person over 2

Free

8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; closed on Sundays

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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

914-864-7282


FARMS AND ORCHARDS

Apple Dave’s Orchard

Masker Orchards

82 Four Corners Road, Warwick, NY 10990

45 Ball Road, Warwick, NY 10990

Apple-picking orchard

42 minutes

845-986-1058

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

45 minutes

845-986-1684

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Och’s Orchard

Stuart’s Farm

4 Ochs Lane, Warwick, NY 10990

47 minutes

WEEKENDS ONLY; NO HOURS THIS CHOL HAMOED

$1–2 per bag; once it’s filled, $16 for filled peck bag and $30 for filled half-bushel bag

$29.95 per bag of apples

IMAGE © 2014 GOOGLE: JESSIE W.

Apple-picking orchard with eleven varieties of apples

62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs, NY 10527

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

845-986-1591

Autumn apple and pumpkin picking and hayrides on weekends

47 minutes

Per bushel and rentals

Call for details

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

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Apple Ridge Orchards

914-245-2784

Pennings Orchard

101 Jessup Road, Warwick, NY 10990

169 Route 94, Warwick, NY 10990

HAY AND HORSE RIDES AND CORNFIELD NOT OPERATING AT THIS TIME

48 minutes

845-987-7717

49 minutes

845-986-7080

$2 general admission to orchard and farm; $30 for a half a bushel of apples

$30 per half bushel; bring exact change

Thursday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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FARMS AND ORCHARDS

Sun High Orchards

Harvest Moon Farm

19 Canfield Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: MARIA COFONE

50 minutes

138 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560

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

973-584-4734

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED; NO HOURS THIS CHOL HAMOED

51 minutes

Pick your own apples.

914-485-1210

Per pound

$50 admits 4 people to the orchard; under 10 is free for 2 hours only

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Friday to Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Weed Orchards

Wilklow Orchards

43 Mt Zion Road, Marlboro, NY 12542

FARM CLOSES WHEN FULL; RIDES CURRENTLY CLOSED

56 minutes

341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland, NY 12528

Pick your own with weekend hay rides, corn maze, playground and lakeside picnicking

845-236-2684

CALL BEFORE VISITING TO INQUIRE ABOUT UPDATES

56 minutes

Varies by fruit/vegetable

$18–$26 per bag

11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m

Ripple Hill Farm

306 Frozen Ridge Road, Newburgh, NY 12550

IMAGE © 2015 GOOGLE: DARREN H.

1 hour

Sundays: 12:00–4:00 p.m

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845-691-2339

Lawrence Orchard And Farm

181 Mountain Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

59 minutes

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

908-647-1300

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

$5 admission per person ($2 credit toward fruit picking), plus picking containers 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.


FARMS AND ORCHARDS

Fishkill Farms

Riamede Farm

9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

122 Oakdale Road, Chester, NJ 07930

One of the oldest apple orchards in Hudson Valley

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

845-897-4377

1 hour $5 admission per person, plus picking

1 hour 2 minutes

9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m

9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Alstede Farms

908-879-5353

Family Fun Farm

1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

65 Friedman Road, Monticello, NY 12701

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

IMAGE © 2016 GOOGLE: GREG PROFETA

1 hour 4 mins

908-879-7189

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

1 hour 10 minutes

347-480-FARM (3276)

Call for details

General admission: $13.95; add for bumper boats, laster tag, pony rides and wagon rides; Zoomstation: $25

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.

11:00 a.m.–6:00 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

IMAGE (C) 2016 GOOGLE: MOSHE E.

1 hour 15 minutes

845-626-7137

Pay per activity and per bag of apples

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; closed on Wednesdays

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HORSEBACK RIDING

Old Town Ranch

Bronx Equestrian Center

1152 Haverstraw Road, Suffern, NY 10901

9 Shore Road, Bronx, NY 10464

Equestrian center offering relaxing trail rides, carriage rides and affordable pony rides

Local ranch offering pony rides, trail rides, and a great equestrian experience

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

About 10 minutes

40 minutes

718-885-0551

Pony rides: $5 per child (3 rides); Trail rides: $65 per hour, plus $10 booking fee

845-500-1111

Braden Brook Stables

9:00 a.m.–dusk; reservations are required for trail rides and carriage rides

Kensington Stables

19 Mountaindale Road, Greensfield Park, NY 12435

51 Caton Place, Brooklyn, NY 11218

Riding stable in a central Catskills location offering affordable guided trail rides and pony rides on 25 acres

1 hour and 13 minutes

845-647-7556

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

1 hour 17 minutes

718-972-4588

$42 per hour per person; Children under 11: $62 10:00 a.m.–sunset

9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Jamaic Bay Riding Academy 7000 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11234 (right off Belt Parkway)

1 hour and 20 minutes

718-531-8949

Guided rides: $80 per person (ages 9+); pony rides: $25 per 5 laps (ages 7 and younger)

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Sunday from 9:00 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday there are later hours (5:00–8:00 p.m.) by appointment only

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INDOOR FUN

Hobby House

Turtleboo 175 East Central Avenue, Spring Valley, NY 10977

Indoor amusement center with soft play area, rides, arcades, kosher food and great accommodations ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Local

Sukkah on premises

845-746-2100

10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. (2 hours per slot)

Monsey: 11 Main Street, Monsey, NY 100952 Catskills: (Machne Bais Rochel) Gate 1, 224 Pleasant Valley Rd., S. Fallsburg, NY 12779

Plaster, ceramics and mosaics for all ages

Local Starting at $15 Chol hamoed: 11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Inflatable Park

Screamin’ Parties 111 Rockland Plaza, Nanuet, NY 10954

Monsey, NY 10952

Seven large inflatable items for private groups of up to 30 people

Local

845-219-1942

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

$200 per hour

10 minutes

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m.–6:45p.m.

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; closed on Monday

Chuck E. Cheese’s

Bounce area with slides, castles and coaster simulators

845-267-2022

Jill’s Ceramics

Nanuet: 250 W. Route 59, Nanuet, NY 10954 Paramus: 275 Route 4, Paramus, NJ 07652

180 Germonds Road, West Nyack, NY 10994

Token-operated rides and arcade games

12 minutes

845-425-2358

N: 845-627-2788 P: 201-487-1088

ADVANCE RESERVATION REQUIRED; PREMISES ARE OUTDOORS

15 minutes

Huge variety of plaster pieces or glazed ceramics

845-623-4975

Varies by token amount

Pay per piece

11:00 a.m–9:00 p.m.

Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday evening: 7:00–9:30 p.m.; Friday: 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; call for weekend hours

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INDOOR FUN

Bounce Safari

Bounce U Nanuet: 424 Market Street, Nanuet, NY 10954 Paramus: 70 Eisenhower Drive, Paramus, NJ 07652

3 North Street, Waldwick, NJ 07463

Moonwalk wonderland of slopes, slides, tunnels and everything inflatable

N: 15 minutes P: 25 minutes

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

19 minutes

N: 845-623-5400 P: 201-843-5880

Based on schedule parties; call before going

By reservation only

Palisades Mall Carousel and Ferris Wheel

Mosaic Glassworks

1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

20 minutes

201-857-4000

Open bounce: $9.95

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

CAROUSEL: CURRENTLY CLOSED; FERRIS WHEEL: NO CHOL HAMOED HOURS

Play area with structure, slides and bounce castles

36 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, NJ 07463

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

Creative art studios with mosaic projects for all ages

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

845-353-2596 845-353-2595

20 minutes

201-800-1820

$2.50 per ride (adults ride free on carousel)

Starting at $30

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.

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

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Billy Beez

Palisades Center, 3771 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

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

20 minutes

845-353-1895

Varies 10:00 a.m.–9:30 p.m.; Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

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20 minutes

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

845-535-9277

Infant: free with paid child or $9.95 (adult included); Toddler ages 1–4: $16.95; Children ages 5–17: $20.95; Parents/ guardians: $7.95 (second parent: $9.95) 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Sundays until 5:00 p.m.

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INDOOR FUN

Color Me Mine

Jumpin Jax

1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994 210 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewwood, NJ 07450

Paint-yourown-pottery studio

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

20 minutes Studio fee, plus project costs

600 Winters Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652

Palisades: 845-358-5050 Ridgewood: 201-445-4898

Palisades: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Sunday until 6:00 p.m. Ridgewood: 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday until 4:00 p.m.

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

21 minutes

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

201-261-3000

Ages 1–17: $15 for 2 hours; $20 all day; Adults: $2; Rock climbing: $5 7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; closed Sundays

Bounce! Trampoline Sports

Catch Air Indoor Playground

612 Corporate Way, Valley Cottage, NY 10989

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

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

26 minutes

201-620-2125

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

29 minutes

Indoor trampoline area with foam pits and lots of jumping space

845-268-4000

Ages 2 and under: $9.99; 3+: $19.99; parents: $6.99-9.99

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

10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Sundays from 2:00 p.m.

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

Urban Air Adventure Park

Kidnetic

69 Wesley Street, South Hackensack, NJ 07606

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

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

29 minutes

201- 212-6454

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

31 minutes

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

973-331-9001

$25–$30; ages 5 and under: $16.99; parents: $8; socks (required): $3

$15

Sunday and Monday: 10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.; Tuesday to Thursday: 3:00–8:00 p.m.; Fridays from 12:00 p.m.

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

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INDOOR FUN

Legoland Discovery Center

Glassworks Studio

1 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10710

151 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

33 minutes

866-243-0770

40 minutes

973-656-0800

Starting at $29.95 (savings online)

$23 and up, per project

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

11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Wednesdays: 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. and 5:00–10:00 p.m.

Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park 5 Prindle Lane, Danbury, CT 06811

203-942-2585 Part of Danbury Jumpz, this world’s first indoor wipeoutstyle action adventure park featuring 28,000 square feet of zip lines, ninja, obstacle and ropes courses, trampoline launch pads, rock climbing walls, and many more attractions.

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED NO FOOD ALLOWED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

1 hour

Jumpz Trampoline Sports 21 Prindle Lane, Danbury, CT 06811

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Special two-park two-hour Sukkos deal: over 48”: $23; under 48”: $13; under 2: free (non-slip socks needed; bring your own or available for purchase)

Part of Thrillz Danbury, Jumpz offers 45,000 square feet of glowin-the-dark wall-to-wall trampoline adventures, airbag zone, swings and slides with a dedicated toddler area.

Special Sukkos hours: Monday to Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.–10:30 p.m.; Thursday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; please arrive 15 minutes early to check in

Crayola Experience

FAO Schwarz

30 Centre Square, Easton, PA 18042

30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111

Massive toy store in NYC

55 minutes

203-942-2449

800-326-8638

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1 hour 25 minutes

Hands-on colorful crayon activities and exhibits

610-515-8000

Entrance is free; toy prices vary

$24.99; parking by the hour

12:00–7:00 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday

Wednesday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday

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SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

The Gravity Vault

New City Bowl and Batting Cages

107 Pleasant Avenue, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458 1423 Clinton Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030

90 N. Main Street, New City, NY 10956

Bowling alley and batting cages

15 minutes

845-634-4977

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

18 minutes

Inquire within

Varies

Opens at 11:30 a.m.; Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

9:00a.m.–10:00p.m.

U.S.R.: 201-934-7625 Hoboken: 201-740-1423

Montvale Lanes

Autobahn Indoor Speedway 2272 Palisades Center Drive #A200, West Nyack, NY 10994

Indoor go kart speedway

RESERVATIONS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

20 minutes

845-535-1515

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

14 W. Grand Avenue, Montvale, NJ 07645

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20 minutes $4–5 per game per person; Shoe rental: $3

Palisades Climb Adventure

Lucky Strike Palisades

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

4662 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

OPEN WEEKENDS; NO CHOL HAMOED HOURS

20 minutes

Bowling lanes and game room

845-358-1602

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

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201-391-3400

Opens 9:00 a.m.; closing time varies

11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Bowling alley

20 minutes $22.99; Sky Tykes, for kids under 48”: $8.99 Sundays and Fridays: 2:00–6:00 p.m.

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

845-727-3500



SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

Escape the Mystery Room

Tappan Go Karts

3681 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

116 Route 303, Tappan, NY 10983

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

Thrilling escape rooms of different difficulty levels

20 minutes

845-208-2919

23 minutes

From $26, no cash

Go-karts: $8 per race; double: $13

Thursday and Friday: 3:00–7:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00–6:00 p.m.

Go karts: 12:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Break Point Bowl & Entertainment

High Exposure Rock Climbing

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

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23 minutes

266 Union Street, Northvale, NJ 07647

Rock-climbing gym; each family must fill out a weekly COVID-19 affidavit form.

Bowling alley with laser tag and arcade

845-429-8000

23 minutes

Bowling: $5–$5.50 per game; shoe rental: $4.50; Laser tag: starting at $8; arcade: starting at $10 for 40 credits

$25

Varies

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

Sports Time USA

28 minutes

201-768-8600

The Other Tales – Escape Rooms 245 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506

380 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY 10523

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845-359-0642

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

914- 592-2111

Truly immersive game rooms. Private games start at 7 people.

28 minutes

973-963-4142

Varies according to ride/package

Starts at $70 for 2 people; currently doing private rooms only

Call to inquire before visiting

By reservation only 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.; Sundays until 9; closed Mondays

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SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Escape Room NJ

211 E. Route 4, Paramus, NJ 07652 849 Ridge Hill Boulevard, Yonkers, NY 10710

157A Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601

Sixty-minute escape adventure for teams of between 2 and 18 people

Indoor skydiving with pressurized flight chamber for bodyflight

28 minutes/33 minutes

P: 201-733-4359 Y: 914-449-4359

Starts at $59.95 for 1 person P: Wednesday to Friday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Sunday 9:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m. Y: Tuesday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Sunday 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

The Castle Fun Center

201-815-1784

$25 per person; Private escape rooms between $100 and $400, depending on group size Call for reservations

Funtime Junction

109 Brookside Avenue, Chester, NY 10918

400 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, NY 07004

Only mini golf, go karts and batting cages available at this time.

35 minutes

35 minutes

845-469-2116

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

36 minutes

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

973-882-9777

Go karts: $6.50–$8.50; batting cages: $2.50

All day play: $9.95–19.95; Parents free

12:00–8:00 p.m.

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

The Funplex

Grand Prix New York Racing

182 NJ-10, East Hanover, NJ 07936

SELECT INDOOR AND OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS OPEN; RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

45 minutes Bands available for $15 or $35 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

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

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

973-428-1166

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

46 minutes

914-241-3131

Thursday: 3:00–9:00 p.m.; Friday: from 12:00 p.m.; Sunday: 12:00–6:00 p.m.; Mondayto Wednesday: closed Online reservations are required for racing. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your race with signed COVID-19 and GPNY waivers.



SPORTS AND ADVENTURE

FunFuzion

Fun Station USA

29 LeCount Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801

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

SELECT ATTRACTIONS OPEN

48 minutes Varies

3555 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314

914-637-7575

Indoor fun, sports and adventure for kids with rides, laser tag, batting cages, bowling, bumper cars and virtual reality sky ride

1 hour Passes available for $15.95, $21.95, $29.95

1:00–10:00 p.m.

Extreme Motorsports

10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Camelback Mountain Adventure

Kiamesha Lake, NY 12751

243 Resort Drive, Tannersville, PA 18372

ATV tours on over 100 acres of thrilling mountain trails for individuals (ages 15 and up) and families (from ages 4 and up)

1 hour 5 minutes

718-370-0077 718-370-9566

848-240-0086 (text) 845-807-8557 (call)

Tallest mountain in the Poconos boasting great mountain adventures; the zipline, mountain coaster and zip flyer are open on chol hamoed.

1 hour and 25 minutes

570-629-1663

Individual rides: $135, Family ranger (up to 6 people): $275 for 1/2 hour; $400 for 1 hour

Coaster: from $15; zipline: from $20; zip flyer: from $42

By reservations only

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

Pocono Outdoor Aventure Tours

It™ Adventure Ropes Course

1234 Long Pond Road, Long Pond, PA 18334

41 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511

One-hour guided UTV tours over 1,000 acres of the historic Pocono Manor, along streams and mountain tops with gorgeous views

1 hour 48 minutes

570-839-6061

OPERATING AT 25% CAPACITY; RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

1 hour 37 minutes

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

203-812-9981

Two-seater: $115; four-seater: $195

Course and zip: 1 hour, $25; 2 hours, $35; children under 48”: 1 hour, $10; 2 hours, $15

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Monday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

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OUTDOOR FUN

Bronx Zoo Treetop Adventure

Ring Homestead

2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx River Entrance, Bronx, NY 10460

257 Lybolt Road, Middletown, NY 10941

Ropes course and zipline for ages 7+ (must be at least 5’6”)

40 minutes

Adventure camp with ropes course

49 minutes

347-308-9021

845-361-3842

2-hour climb: $49.95; 2-way zip: $24.95; Combo: $59.95

Different packages available. Call for reservations.

Chol hamoed: Monday and Tuesday: closed; Wednesday and Thursday: 12:00–3:00 p.m. (rope course) and 5:00 p.m. (zip)

9:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Adventurers Park

Luna Park

1824 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11214

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

1 hour 5 minutes

1000 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224

Amusement park with 25 rides and attractions

718-975-2748

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

1 hour 10 minutes

Pass: $36–40, or pay per ride

Starting at $29 (if purchased in advance)

Park opens at 11:00 a.m.

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

Deno’s Wonder Wheel

1 hour 10 minutes

2245 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735

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

718-372-2592

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

1 hour 11 minutes

Kiddie rides: $4; Adult rides: $8

Band: $32.99, or pay per rid

Opens at 12:00 p.m.

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

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718-373-5862

Adventureland

3059 Denos D. Vourderis Place, Brooklyn, NY 11224

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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

Amusement park with about 30 rides

631-694-6868


OUTDOOR FUN

Pocono TreeVentures

Rail Explorers

1575 Fairway Villas Blvd., East Stroudsburg PA, 18302

70 High Street, Phoenicia, NY 12464

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

OPERATING AT LIMITED CAPACITY

1 hour 25 minutes

800-446-0231

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Rail Explorers offers a unique scenic experience upon retired railways on pedal-powered rail vehicles. This 2.5-hour tour runs along the Esopus Creek and through beautiful Catskills woods on the Ulster and Delaware Railway of once upon.

1 hour and 26 minutes

877-833-8588

Ropes course: ages 7–11, $45; 12+, $52; ages 4–7: $28 Zipline: $20 for 1 run, $8 additional runs; combos available at discount prices

Tandem Explorer (fits two): $85; Quad Explorer (fits four): $150

Call to inquire

8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.; by reservation only Book in advance, because the slots fill up fast.

Six Flags Great Adventures and Safari

Diggerland

1 Six Flags Boulevard, Jackson, NJ 08527

100 Pinedge Drive, West Berlin, NJ 08091

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

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

1 hour 30 minutes

201-862-0250 (NCSY)

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

2 hours

856-768-1110

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

$39.95

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

Chol hamoed: Monday and Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Hersheypark 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.

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

3 hours

717-534-3900

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

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

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

Stony Point State Park 44 Battlefield Road, Stony Point, NY 10980

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.

23 minutes

845-359-1359

LIMITED CAPACITY; LIGHTHOUSE CLOSED

26 minutes

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

845-786-2521

Free

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

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Wednesday to Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Sunday: 12:00–5:00 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday

Kykuit – Rockefeller Estate

Philipsburg Manor

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

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

27 minutes

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

914-366-6900

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

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

27 minutes

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

914-366-6900

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

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

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

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

West Point Museum

Boscobel House and Gardens

2110 New South Post Road, West Point, NY 10996

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32 minutes Free; there may be a parking fee 9:30 a.m.–4:15; closed Mondays

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1601 New York 9D, Garrison, NY 10524

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

845-938-3590

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

33 minutes

Restored 18th Century house museum with gorgeous grounds and views

845-265-3638

Gardens and grounds: adults: $12; seniors: $10; Ages 5–18: $6; under 5: free Friday to Monday: 10:00 a.m.–dusk


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HISTORICAL AND MUSEUMS

The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space

Imagine That! Museum

Pier 86, W 46th Street, New York, NY 10036

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

42 minutes

4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932

Military and maritime history museum inside original battleship

212-245-0072

Interactive museum and activity center with fun areas for young children

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

47 minutes

973-966-8000

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

Children: $18.99; Adults: $6.99

Wednesday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Tuesday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.; Friday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Empire State Building

National Museum of Mathematics

350 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10118

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

49 minutes

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

Observatory deck on 86th floor of the Empire State Building

212-279-9777

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

52 minutes

Museum that brings mathematics alive in fun way

212-542-0566

Adults: $42; child: $32; senior: $40

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

Call to inquire

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Closes early the first Wednesday of every month

Liberty Science Center

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305

234 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

Amazing interactive science experience for learning and fun

54 minutes

201-200-1000

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54 minutes

Sprawling, oftinteractive collection of curiosities

212-398-3133

General admission: child: $19.99; adult: $24.99

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

Chol hamoed: Monday and Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; closed Tuesday and Wednesday

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

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One World Observatory

9/11 Memorial Museum

285 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10007

200 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281

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

56 minutes

844-696-1776

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

1 hour

212-312-8800

Ages 13 to 64: $38; ages 6 to 12: $32; under 5: free; ages 65+: $33

General: Adult $26; Seniors: $20; 7–12: $15; additional packages available

9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

9/11 Memorial

Northlandz

200 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281

495 Route 202, Flemington, NJ 08822

Model museum with railroad, bridges, mountains, waterways, structures and fascinating miniatures

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

1 hour

212-312-8800

1 hour 9 minutes

908-782-4022

Free

Special: $22 per person (regular $30)

1:00–8:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

FDR Home and Library

The Vanderbilt Mansion

4097 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

1 hour 13 minutes

119 Vanderbilt Park Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538

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

Historyrich tours of FDR’s property, home and library

800-337-8474

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

1 hour 17 minutes

845-229-7770

Grounds: free Mansion closed; grounds open from 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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Living Torah Museum

Jewish Children’s Museum

1603 41st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11218

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1 hour 21 minutes

792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Museum displaying artifacts mentioned in Torah and in Jewish history

718-851-3215

Interactive 3-story Jewishthemed museum

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

1 hour 24 minutes

718-907-8833

Admission: $15; Seniors: $10; Under 2: free Chol hamoed: 11:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 3:00–6:30 p.m.

Battleship New Jersey

The Franklin Institute

100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ 08103

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

2 hours

222 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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

856-966-1652

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

2 hours 5 minutes

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

215-448-1200

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

12+: $23; 3–11: $19; 2 and under: free

9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Wednesdays to Sundays: 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday

Touro Synagogue

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

85 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

ONLY GROUNDS OPEN; OFFERING FREE OUTDOOR HISTORY PRESENTATION

3 hours

A historic tour of the oldest shul in the U.S. and one of the most architecturally distinguished buildings

401-847-4794

THE BREAKERS AND ELMS ARE OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED TOURS

3 hour 40 minutes

Adult: $12; Under 13: free

Varies by mansion

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

Varies by mansion

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

401-847-1000



AQUARIUMS AND ZOOS

Van Saun County Park

Bronx Zoo

216 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

27 minutes

2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460

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

201-336-7275

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

44 minutes

718-367-1010

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

13+: $39.95; 3 –12: $29.95; 65+: $34.95; 2 and under: free; free admission on Wednesdays; parking $17

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Maritime Aquarium

Turtle Back Zoo

10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

47 minutes

560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052

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

203-852-0700

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

48 minutes

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

973-731-5800

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

Adults: $17; ages 2–12 and seniors: $14; under 2: free

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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

49 minutes

718-271-1500

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

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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.


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AQUARIUMS AND ZOOS

Prospect Park Zoo

Staten Island Zoo 614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY 10310

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

1 hour 4 minutes

450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225

Small suburban zoo with nice variety of animals and animal feeding

718-442-3100

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

1 hour 5 minutes

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

718-399-7339

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.–4:45 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Sunday until 5:30 p.m.

New York Aquarium

Space Farms

602 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

1 hour 9 minutes

218 County Road 519, Sussex, NJ 07461

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

718-265-3474

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1 hour 9 minutes

Zoo and museum with over 500 animals in their natural surroundings

973-875-5800

Ages 13+: $29.95; Ages 3–12: $24.95; Senior: $21.95; Under 2: free

13–64: $20; 2–12: $16.50; 65+: $18.50; under 2: free

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Central Park Zoo

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

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

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

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

212- 439-6500

1 hour 30 minutes

Adults: $13.95; ages 3–12: $8.95; 65+: $11.95; under 3: free

Adults: $15; ages 3–12: $9; 65+: $10; under 3: free

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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AQUARIUMS AND ZOOS

Long Island Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium

431 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901

1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103

Aquarium with fascinating exhibits and many interesting marine animals and fish

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

1 hour 47 minutes

631-208-9200, ext. 426

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

2 hours 2 minutes

Aquarium with shark bridge, penguin island and touch pool

856-365-3300

13–61: $35; 62+: $26; 3-12: $23; under 3: free

13+: $31.99; 2–12: $21.99 ;under 2: free

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; Sunday: 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Mystic Aquarium

Philadelphia Zoo

55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

2 hours 7 minutes Varies 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

3400 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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

860-572-5955

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215-243-1100

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BOATING AND FERRIES

Greenwood Lake Boat Rentals

Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry

871 E. Shore Road, Hewitt, NJ 07421

30–34 Girling Drive (off 9W), Haverstraw, NY 10927

Commuter ferry that transports passengers between Haverstraw and Ossining

23 minutes

1-800-53FERRY

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

30 minutes

973-506-4876

Each way $4.25 for adults; $2 for children (under age 11) and seniors; 5 and under ride free

Starts at $265 for 4 hours

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9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Circle Line Cruises

Hoboken Ferry

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

WEEKENDS ONLY; NO HOURS THIS CHOL HAMOED

43 minutes

1 Hudson Place, Hoboken, NJ 07030

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

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.

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

58 minutes

800-533-3779

Adult: $7–9; Child age 6–11: $4–5; Child age 5 and under: two children ride free for every paying adult Ferry departs at 15–30 minute intervals from about 6 a.m. until about 9 p.m.

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

57 minutes

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED; NOT EVERYTHING ON THE ISLAND IS OPEN

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

212-440-2200

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


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Ellis and Liberty Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

NYC: 4 Whitehall Street,New York, NY 10004 Staten Island: 1 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301

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

Tours that include cruise and access to Liberty and Ellis Islands

877-523-9849 (Statue Cruises)

1 hour

Adults 13–61: $19.25; Children 4–12: $9; Seniors 62+: $14

Free

Ferries depart approximately every 20–35 minutes

The ferry operates 24/7 (departs about every half hour; call for exact schedule)

Swinging Bridge Lake Marina

Gene’s Boats

371 Starlight Road, Monticello, NY 12762

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1 hour 15 minutes

3429 State Route 55, White Lake, NY 12786

Rent out a pontoon boat for a day adrift the placid waters of the nine-mile Swinging Bridge Reservoir.

845-794-6530

Rentals of speedboats, pontoon boats, pedal boats and rowboats

1 hour 15 minutes

Full day (6 hours): $550 + $15 fuel; half day (4 hours): $450 + $15 fuel

Varies

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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Rentals of pontoon boats, kayaks, pedal boats, canoes

Open throughout Chol Hamoed by reservation only

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Rents out kayaks for a full day or half day

845-583-1000

Varies; inquire within

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Bradley Boat Rentals

Payne’s Water Sports

1 hour 15 minutes

212-639-9675

1 hour 21 minutes Kayak (single) $35/day, $25/half day Kayak (tandem) $50/day, $35/half day

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TOURS

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

46 minutes

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

212-832-4559

47 minutes

$2.75 (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.

718-378-2356

Free; Parking: $5–7 Monday to Friday: 2:00–7:00 a.m.

6:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.

Historic Horse and Carriage Ride

Above the Clouds Balloon Rides

Central Park

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

47 minutes

845-360-5594 845-692-2556

Varies

1-hour private flight: $345 per person; the half-hour flight is unavailable due to COVID-19

By reservation, or walk up at spots along Central Park to find this or other vendors

Begins at 6:00 a.m.; reservations required

Liberty Helicopter Tours 1 Ford Lane, Kearny, NJ 07032

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

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

50 minutes

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800-542-9933

Special price: $99 per person

Monday to Wednesday: 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.


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AIRPLANE OBSERVATION

Aviation Museum

Teterboro Airport

400 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro , NJ 07608

LIMITED CAPACITY; ADVANCE RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

32 minutes

Teterboro, NJ 07608

Museum with models of military aircraft and history of aviation

201-288-6344

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32 minutes

Tuesday to Friday: 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Westchester County Airport

Stewart International Airport

240 Airport Road, White Plains, NY 10604

1180 1st Street, New Windsor, NY 12553

On the far left, at the end of the field, there’s an excellent spot to watch the airplanes take off and land. There’s also access to the departure hall, where you can see the screens and conveyor belts.

This airport is less busy and way less overwhelming than the international airports. There’s an observation deck on the third floor where airplanes can be watched taking off and landing.

35 minutes

44 minutes

Newark Liberty International Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport

3 Brewster Road, Newark, NJ 07114

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.

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

46 minutes

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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)

55 minutes


AIRPLANE OBSERVATION

Planeview Park

Skydive the Ranch

Ditmars Boulevard, East Almhurst, NY 11369

55 Sand Hill Road, Gardiner, NY 12525

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

47 minutes free

212-639-9675 6:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

Viewing area to watch people skydiving (call for permission before going)

55 minutes free

845-255-4033 10:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.; Sunday: 7:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

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