Your Road Trip: Close to Home adventure guide for Sept. 28

We've got a bustling and booming Connecticut town with a small-town feel, the best pizza on Long Island ... and how about a roller boogie at Rockefeller Center! Join us once again for a tasty and fun Road Trip Close to Home.

Brian Heyman

Sep 28, 2023, 5:10 PM

Updated 207 days ago

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Your Road Trip: Close to Home adventure guide for Sept. 28
We've got a bustling and booming Connecticut town with a small-town feel, the best pizza on Long Island ... and how about a roller boogie at Rockefeller Center! Join us once again for a tasty and fun Road Trip Close to Home.

  • 1 Museum Drive | Roslyn, New York 11576
  • Arboretum, trails, sculpture garden open daily 9 a.m. to dusk. Indoor exhibition space open 11 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Website

Dr. Davies Farm in Congers stands as a cherished seasonal destination. Visitors can delight in apple picking amid a sprawling orchard featuring diverse apple varieties. Pumpkins are also available for picking, complemented by an engaging corn maze across the farm's 65 acres.
  • 306 Route 304 | Congers, New York 10920
  • Apple picking open daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. until Nov. 9.
  • Website

  • Located at Rockefeller Center
  • 600 Fifth Ave. | New York, New York 10020
  • Open 12-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 12-11 p.m. Friday through Saturday.
  • Website

Cheshire brings a small-town feel while offering surprises and fun for families.
Old Bishop Farm
  • 500 S Meriden Road
  • Open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
  • Website
Lock 12 Historical Park
  • Located on North Brooksvale Road along the Linear Park
  • Website
Viron Rondo Osteria
  • 1721 Highland Ave.
  • Open 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday.
  • Website

Taglio Pizza
  • 85 Mineola Blvd. | Mineola, New York 11501
  • Website
Saverio's Authentic Pizza Napoletana
  • 929 N Broadway | North Massapequa, New York 11758
  • Open 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Friday/Saturday and 11:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday.
  • Website
Eddie's Pizza
  • 2048 Hillside Ave. | New Hyde Park, New York 11040
  • Open 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday.
  • Website
Dough & Co.
  • 318 Main St. | Huntington, New York 11743
  • Open 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Website

  • 54 Pearl St. | New York, New York 10004
  • Website

In its 19th year, the Jack O'Lantern Blaze displays 7,000 hand-carved pumpkins, each one more creative than the next.
  • 525 S Riverside Ave. | Croton-On-Hudson, New York 10520
  • Open through Nov. 19.
  • Website

Interested in more adventures? Check out last week's destinations close to home.



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