Your Road Trip Close to Home adventure guide for Oct. 5

Don't be sour ... we've got pickleball fun for you in New Jersey! Then we head to Nassau County’s largest nature preserve - with over 500 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and estate grounds. We wrap it all up with a trip to Garrison for some Hudson Valley hidden gems - all on a Road Trip Close to Home.

Brian Heyman

Oct 5, 2023, 9:00 AM

Updated 288 days ago

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Your Road Trip Close to Home adventure guide for Oct. 5
Don't be sour ... we've got pickleball fun for you in New Jersey! Then we head to Nassau County’s largest nature preserve - with over 500 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and estate grounds. We wrap it all up with a trip to Garrison for some Hudson Valley hidden gems - all on a Road Trip Close to Home.

  • 4 Farrington Blvd. | Monroe Township, New Jersey 08831
  • Website

Muttontown Preserve features more than 500 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and estate grounds.
  • Located on Route 25A west of Jericho-Oyster Bay Road, Muttontown Lane | East Norwich, New York 11732
  • Website

Boscobel House and Gardens
  • 1601 Route 9D
  • Grounds and gardens open 9 a.m. to sunset Thursday through Monday. Guided house tours available 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
  • Website
Dolly's Restaurant
  • 7 Garrison’s Landing
  • Open 4-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 4-9 p.m. Sundays.
  • Website

Brooklyn-born Michael Richards died while working in a studio on the 92nd floor of tower one of the World Trade Center buildings on Sept. 11. His works are now on display at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
  • 1040 Grand Concourse | The Bronx, New York 10456
  • "Michael Richards: Are You Down?" exhibit open through Jan. 7, 2024.
  • Open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
  • Website


  • 1875 Noble Ave. | Bridgeport, Connecticut 06610
  • 5:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays until Dec. 2.
  • Website

  • W. 67th St. | New York, New York 10023
  • Open 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday.
  • Website



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